Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit, Californian CESU

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Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit, Californian CESU: The USGS is offering a funding opportunity for research to advance understanding to establish greenhouse gas offset protocols for wetland restoration projects. These managed restored wetlands - carbon capture wetland farms - may be a viable land use option in the Delta, as they will increase habitat, reduce catastrophic flood risk, and generate carbon offset credits for land owners. If wetland carbon farming expands regionally, there will be a need to quantify large-scale below ground net primary productivity (BNPP) and carbon storage rates in order to establish carbon offset credits. This cutting edge research will help to determine how to regionally monitor below-ground biomass and productivity may identify methods that can be applied in the national resource assessment of sequestration of CO2, methane, and nitrous oxide emissions from ecosystems.
Federal Grant Title: Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit, Californian CESU
Federal Agency Name: Geological Survey
Grant Categories: Science and Technology
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: 11HQPA0012
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 15.808
CFDA Descriptions: U.S. Geological Survey_ Research and Data Collection
Current Application Deadline: Jan 04, 2011
Original Application Deadline: Dec 15, 2010
Posted Date: Nov 02, 2010
Creation Date: Dec 15, 2010
Archive Date: Feb 03, 2011
Total Program Funding: $43,347
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $0
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $0
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
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 Ecosystems Studies Unit (CESU) Program. CESU's are partnerships that provide research, technical assistance, and education. Eligible recipients must be a participating partner of the Californian Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit (CESU) Program.
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