Cooperative Agreement for CESU-affiliated Partner with Piedmont-South Atlantic Coast Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit

Active
No
Status
Posted
Published Date
February 27th, 2024
Close Date
March 27th, 2024
Award Ceiling
$70,386.00
Award Floor
$0.00
Opportunity No.
G24AS00280

Agency

Geological Survey (DOI-USGS1)

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

Summary

The Geological Survey is offering a funding opportunity for a Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit (CESU) partner to conduct research on prescribed fire management in the Southeastern United States. The goal of the research is to clarify the use of prescribed burns in managing ecosystems and characterize managers' risk tolerances towards wildfire risk in the context of climate change. The recipient will collaborate with the USGS to advance scientific modeling of prescribed fire opportunity windows and long-term forecasts and predictions. This opportunity is open to eligible recipients who are participating partners of the Piedmont-South Atlantic Coast CESU. The deadline for electronically submitted applications is 5:00 p.m., ET, on March 27, 2024. For more information, contact FAITH GRAVES at fgraves@usgs.gov.

Description

The US Geological Survey’s National and Regional Climate Adaptation Science Center (NRCASC) is offering a funding opportunity to a CESU partner for research to support the project entitled “Advancement of a Prescribed Fire Recommendation Engine: Laying the foundation for climate change-informed prescribed fire management”. The funding opportunity goal is research to clarify the use of prescribed burns in managing ecosystems in the Southeastern United States and will characterize managers risk tolerances towards wildfire risk in the context of climate change. The recipient will work collaboratively with USGS to provide scientific advancement in the field of fire ecology and climate change ecology and will help to advance scientific modeling of prescribed fire opportunity windows as well as long term forecasts and predictions.

Contact Information

Opportunity Lifecycle

Title
Type
Grant