National Land Remote Sensing Education Outreach and Research Activity (NLRSEORA)

Type: 
Funding
Event Date: 
Grant Deadline: 
Organization: 
USGS
Description: 

Deadline Passed 09/04/2018. Deadline Unknown for 2019.  The National Land Imaging (NLI) Program of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Land Resources (LR) mission area is soliciting applications from qualified Educational Institutions, State and Local Governments, and Non-profit Organizations (NPOs) to develop a U.S. national consortium to expand the science of remote sensing through education, outreach and research / applications development for environmental monitoring to include the effects of land use and land cover change on water quality, quantity and utility; societal adaptation and phenology; public health-related issues to include identification of potential indicators relating to vector-borne diseases and harmful algal blooms; natural resource management, agricultural applications, disaster risk reduction, and other land surface and surface water monitoring applications.

Category: 
remote sensing, education, outreach, research, environmental monitoring, land use, public health, vector-borne disease, algae blooms
Funding Amount: 
Estimated Total Program Funding: $6,250,000
Matching Funds: 
No

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Eligibility: 
Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments) Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
Contact Information: 
Jeffrey Caravelli 916-278-9341 jcaravelli@usgs.gov