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Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit, Gulf Coast CESU

Funding Opportunity ID: 328716
Opportunity Number: G20AS00137
Opportunity Title: Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit, Gulf Coast 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): 15.808
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. CESU¿s are partnerships that provide research, technical assistance, and education. Eligible recipients must be a participating partner of the Gulf Coast Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit (CESU) Program.
Agency Code: DOI-USGS1
Agency Name: Department of the Interior
U. S. Geological Survey
Posted Date: Aug 17, 2020
Close Date: Aug 28, 2020
Last Updated Date: Aug 17, 2020
Award Ceiling: $150,000
Award Floor: $0
Estimated Total Program Funding: $150,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Description: The USGS is offering a funding opportunity to a CESU partner for research to investigate coastal processes of mutual interest and push forward the use of coupled state-of-the-art models (tide, wave, storm surge, storm- driven morphology) for predicting the likelihood of coastal change along U.S. coastlines. The research in this project is expected to result in the development of a new modeling methodology that includes the use of the ADCIRC+SWAN model to assess return-period floodplains and resultant coastal change with consideration for future changes (e.g., changes in sea level). This will inform management decision making, including planning for the impacts of future storms and sea level rise that are expected to impact coastal communities and ecosystems.
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