Distributed Array of Small Instruments

Active
No
Status
Posted
Published Date
February 10th, 2024
Close Date
May 15th, 2024
Total Funding
$8,000,000.00
Expected No. Awards
4
Opportunity No.
24-538

Agency

National Science Foundation (NSF)

Eligible Applicants

Others

Funding Category

Science and Technology and other Research and Development

Funding Instrument

Grant

Opportunity Category

Discretionary

Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement

Yes

Summary

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has posted a grant opportunity titled "Distributed Array of Small Instruments" with a funding instrument type of Grant. This opportunity falls under the category of Science and Technology and other Research and Development. The grant does not require cost sharing or matching. The purpose of this grant is to address the increasing need for high spatial and temporal resolution measurements in solar and space physics. The Distributed Array of Small Instruments (DASI) solicitation aims to determine the local, regional, and global scale processes that are essential for addressing fundamental questions in this field. The solicitation is divided into two tracks: the development of instrumentation for future deployment in arrays, and the deployment and operation of existing instruments in distributed arrays. The NSF is looking for proposals from various eligible applicants, including for-profit organizations, non-profit non-academic organizations, institutions of higher education, and tribal nations. The proposals should demonstrate strong capabilities in scientific or engineering research or education, as well as a passion for innovation. International branch campuses of US institutions of higher education may also submit proposals, but they must justify why the project activities cannot be performed at the US campus. The NSF expects to make approximately 4 awards with an estimated total program funding of $8,000,000. The closing date for submitting proposals is May 15, 2024. For more information and to submit a proposal, interested parties can visit the NSF Publication 24-538 website at http://www.nsf.gov/publications/pub_summ.jsp?ods_key=nsf24538. For any issues or questions regarding this funding announcement, applicants can contact the NSF grants.gov support at grantsgovsupport@nsf.gov.

Description

The Distributed Array of Small Instruments (DASI) solicitation is designed to address the increasing need for high spatial and temporal resolution measurements to determine the local, regional, and global scale processes that are essential for addressing the fundamental questions insolar and space physics. This solicitation will be formally divided into two tracks: 1) development of instrumentation for future deployment in arrays and 2) deployment and operation of existing instruments in distributed arrays.This DASI solicitation emphasizes both strong scientific merit and a well-developed plan for student training and involvement of a diverse workforce.

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