Cooperative Agreement for CESU-affiliated Partner with Chesapeake Watershed Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit
ID: 354754Type: Posted


Geological Survey (DOI-USGS1)

Award Range

$85K - $245K

Eligible Applicants


Funding Category

Science and Technology and other Research and Development

Funding Instrument

Cooperative Agreement

Opportunity Category


Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement

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    Forecast Posted Not available
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    Posted Jun 6, 2024 12:00 AM
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    Due Jul 15, 2024 12:00 AM

The Geological Survey is offering a funding opportunity for a CESU partner to conduct research on per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) and wastewater constituents. The research will involve chemical analysis of environmental/experimental samples and collaboration to understand the occurrence, fate, and transport of these contaminants in various hydrogeologic environments and infrastructure. This includes coastal watersheds, shallow soils and sediments, groundwater, and wastewater treatment facilities. The funding opportunity is a Cooperative Agreement and does not require cost sharing or matching. The award ceiling is $245,000 and the award floor is $85,000. Eligible applicants must be a participating partner of the Chesapeake Watershed Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit (CESU) Program. The application deadline is July 15, 2024, at 5:00 p.m. ET. For more information, contact FAITH GRAVES at

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