Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit, Southern Appalachian Mountains CESU

Funding Opportunity ID: 292971
Opportunity Number: G17AS00058
Opportunity Title: Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit, Southern Appalachian Mountains CESU
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement
Category of Funding Activity: Science and Technology and other Research and Development
Category Explanation:
CFDA Number(s): 15.817
Eligible Applicants: Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility: This financial assistance opportunity is being issued under a Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit (CESU) Program. CESUâ¿¿s are partnerships that provide research, technical assistance, and education. All potential applicants who are in the Southern Appalachian Mountains CESU network are invited to apply.
Agency Code: DOI-USGS1
Agency Name: Department of the Interior
Geological Survey
Posted Date: Apr 03, 2017
Close Date: Apr 21, 2017
Last Updated Date: Apr 03, 2017
Award Ceiling: $32,000
Award Floor: $0
Estimated Total Program Funding: $32,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Description: The Center of Excellence for Geospatial Information Science (CEGIS) of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is offering a funding opportunity to a CESU partner that have the ability to conduct research on geographic information science and terrain ontologies in the Southern Appalachian Mountains CESU. CEGIS primarily conducts research and develops solutions in support of The National Map and the National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI), including basic research and applications of geospatial data. Current research projects include (but are not limited to) automated data integration and generalization, creating geospatial semantics for The National Map, representation of geospatial data and phenomena, high performance computing, and applications of gazetteer and ontologies for hydrologic and terrain data and lidar, http://cegis.usgs.gov/. For a successful cooperative agreement, the partner must have complementary research interests and be able to address these and other potential research topics.
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