Acoustical Monitoring of Biodiversity and Phenology

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Acoustical Monitoring of Biodiversity and Phenology: This project will explore the use of acoustical monitoring methods to produce high quality, continuous observations from a variety of locations in order to monitor temporal and spatial patterns in species occurrence.
Federal Grant Title: Acoustical Monitoring of Biodiversity and Phenology
Federal Agency Name: National Park Service
Grant Categories: Natural Resources
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: NPS-NOI-10-GL01
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: Information not provided
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: May 07, 2010
Original Application Deadline: May 07, 2010
Posted Date: May 05, 2010
Creation Date: May 05, 2010
Archive Date: Jun 06, 2010
Total Program Funding: $27,134
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $27,134
Minimum Federal Grant Award:
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 is a "Notice of Intent" of a single source task agreement award to the University of Vermont, Burlington, VT under the Great Lakes Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit (CESU). This cooperator is a member of a research team that has received funding USGS to develop an integrated phenology monitoring protocol for the National Park Service. The cooperator's lab has been developing tools and procedures for acoustic monitoring of wildlife, from data collection through analysis and archiving. The specific expertise of this cooperator, combined with the significant cost-share represented by the existing funding, as well as a Ph.D. student funded through a fellowship, makes the PI uniquely qualified to conduct this research prject. The PI has decades of experience studying wildlife. The PI has particular interest in population dynamics, population modeling, landscape ecology, and conservation biology. An important aspect of the PI's work is ensuring that scientific results are available for use by resource managers, policy makers, and community stakeholders.
Grant Announcement Contact
Tonya Bradley Contract Specialist Phone 402-661-1656

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