Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit, Californian CESU

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Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit, Californian CESU: The USGS is offering a funding opportunity to a CESU partner for applying radiocarbon (14C) techniques to detect permafrost thaw and assess carbon flow through aquatic ecosystems differing in the amount of permafrost degradation. Climate warming is accelerating thawing of frozen ground (i.e., permafrost), leading to a myriad of changes in physical and chemical conditions throughout the Arctic. Permafrost thaw and the subsequent changes to geomorpholgy, hydrology, and vegetation can alter groundwater flow and inflows to streams, affecting river hydrographs, water temperature, and the availability of carbon and nutrients. Changes in stream hydrology and chemistry subsequently have the potential to affect fish habitat and metabolism directly. By changing primary productivity in stream ecosystems, these changes can also alter food resources available to fish. While these physical changes have already been observed in interior Alaska there is little understanding of the effects on ecosystems and Alaskaâ¿¿s fish that are important commercial, sport, and subsistence resources, and also important to wildlife. Recent work in boreal streams of interior Alaska has shown that 14C can be useful for detecting thaw.
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: G16AS00082
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 323755
CFDA Descriptions: U.S. Geological Survey_ Research and Data Collection
Current Application Deadline: Jun 24, 2016
Original Application Deadline: Jun 24, 2016
Posted Date: Jun 9, 2016
Creation Date: Jun 9, 2016
Archive Date: Sep 9, 2016
Total Program Funding: $24,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $24,000
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 Ecosystem Studies Unit (CESU) Program. CESUâ¿¿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.
Grant Announcement Contact
Faith Graves 703-648-7356 fgraves@usgs.gov
Contract Specialist

Geological Survey 703-648-7344
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