Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit, South Florida/Caribbean CESU

The summary for the Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit, South Florida/Caribbean CESU grant is detailed below. This summary states who is eligible for the grant, how much grant money will be awarded, current and past deadlines, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) numbers, and a sampling of similar government grants. Verify the accuracy of the data provides by visiting the webpage noted in the Link to Full Announcement section or by contacting the appropriate person listed as the Grant Announcement Contact. If any section is incomplete, please visit the website for the Geological Survey, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit, South Florida/Caribbean CESU: The U.S. Geological Surveyâ¿¿s St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center (SPCMSC) is offering a funding opportunity to a CESU partner to conduct research on wave and hydrodynamics processes over coral reefs, such as those along the northern Florida Reef Tract. The goals are to quantify the role these reefs play in the dissipation of surface wave energy, including wind waves, swell, and infragravity waves. In addition, objectives include quantifying the 3D hydrodynamic processes driving reef breakdown, and determining how loss of coral reef relative elevation due to reef breakdown and sea level rise will impact wave energy dissipation and, ultimately, the mainland coast. The suggested study site is Crocker Reef (a degrading reef), where the USGS has existing wave and circulation data, and experience modeling 3D circulation and waves. A deterministic numerical modeling approach that captures 3D circulation and waves, can be assessed against existing or new observations made at a degrading reef, and can incorporate past and future changes to reef elevations is strongly preferred.
Federal Grant Title: Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit, South Florida/Caribbean CESU
Federal Agency Name: Geological Survey
Grant Categories: Science and Technology
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: G16AS00075
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 323330
CFDA Descriptions: U.S. Geological Survey_ Research and Data Collection
Current Application Deadline: Jun 17, 2016
Original Application Deadline: Jun 17, 2016
Posted Date: Jun 1, 2016
Creation Date: Jun 1, 2016
Archive Date: Sep 1, 2016
Total Program Funding: $60,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $60,000
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 South Florida/Caribbean CESU Program.
Grant Announcement Contact
Faith Graves 703-648-7356
Contract Specialist

Geological Survey 703-648-7344
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