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

Type: 
Funding
Grant Deadline: 
09/04/2018
Organization: 
USGS
Description: 

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

Geography:

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