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Atmospheric System Research: The Atmospheric System Research Program (ASR) in the Climate and Environmental Sciences Division (CESD), Office of Biological and Environmental Research (BER) of the Office of Science (SC), U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), supports clouds, aerosol, and radiative transfer research that has the potential to improve the accuracy of regional and global climate models. ASR hereby announces its interest in receiving applications for grants that address an under-represented portfolio and opportunity within the program. For this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA), priority will be given to applications that use or extend the new Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) instrumentation capabilities, address topics within the Aerosol-Cloud-Precipitation Interactions area, and propose program relevant studies involving the recent/ongoing campaigns listed in the Supplementary Information section of this FOA. Renewal applications for projects funded un der the former ARM Science Program that are due to expire in FY2012 will also be considered under this FOA. The full text of the Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is located on FedConnect. Instructions for completing the Grant Application Package are contained in the full text of the FOA which can be obtained at: https://www.fedconnect.net/FedConnect/?doc=DE-FOA-0000556&agency=DOE.
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Additional Information on Eligibility
All types of entities are eligible to apply except DOE National Laboratories and nonprofit organizations described in section 501(c)(4) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 that engaged in lobbying activities after December 31, 1995. Researchers from other Federal Agencies interested in submitting a proposal are required to submit a preproposal referencing this Program Solicitation DE-FOA-0000556 (see the Preapplication section in Part IV B.2). If a formal proposal is encouraged, Federal agencies should follow the instructions at the following website to submit a formal proposal: http://science.doe.gov/grants/fed_prop.asp.
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