Cooperative Agreement for CESU-affiliated Partner with the Great Plains Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit
ID: 354755Type: Posted
Overview

Buyer

Geological Survey (DOI-USGS1)

Award Range

$51K - $400K

Eligible Applicants

Others

Funding Category

Science and Technology and other Research and Development

Funding Instrument

Cooperative Agreement

Opportunity Category

Discretionary

Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement

Yes
Timeline
  1. 1
    Forecast Posted Not available
  2. 2
    Forecast Due Not available
  3. 3
    Posted Jun 6, 2024 12:00 AM
  4. 4
    Due Jul 15, 2024 12:00 AM
Description

The Geological Survey is offering a funding opportunity for hydrologic research in the Dakotas and Missouri River basin. This opportunity is for a CESU partner to participate in various hydrologic issues, including studying the water availability and quality of groundwater and surface water and their effects on aquifers, watersheds, and reservoirs. The research will address challenges faced by water resource managers in the Dakotas, such as energy development, drought, floods, climate variability, land-use and climatic changes, water contamination, and surface water dynamics. The Dakota Water Science Center (DWSC) will collaborate with federal, state, local, and tribal partners to study the physical effects of external stresses on groundwater and surface water systems and associated ecosystems. The research aims to advance understanding of how to apply scientific knowledge to decision-making processes under conditions of great uncertainty. The funding opportunity is a cooperative agreement and does not require cost sharing or matching. The award ceiling is $400,000, and the award floor is $51,000. The application deadline is July 15, 2024, at 5:00 p.m. ET. For more information, contact FAITH GRAVES at fgraves@usgs.gov.

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