Argus Beach Monitoring System

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Argus Beach Monitoring System: The US Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District (USACE) intends to enter into a cooperative agreement to assist with nearshore data collection at the Mouth of the Columbia River (MCR). An Argus Beach Monitoring System (ABMS) will be placed at the North Head to monitor the wave environment and changes to the nearshore berms and jetties. The data and monitoring supports the long-term implementation of the MCR Regional Sediment Management Plan, as well as providing real-time conditions of the Federal Navigation Channel, North Jetty, Jetty A, Shallow Water Site, and North Jetty Site. Data analysis allows the Corps to track the sediment movement in the nearshore environment.

The preferred partner in the agreement will be qualified to provide technical data collection and analysis and must have experience in volatile areas such as the Mouth of the Columbia River.

This cooperative agreement is awarded pursuant to 33 USC 2326b – Sediment Management

Data collection will be performed at the Mouth of the Columbia River.
Federal Grant Title: Argus Beach Monitoring System
Federal Agency Name: Dept of the Army Corps of Engineers
Grant Categories: Natural Resources
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: NWP-16-0001
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: Information not provided
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: Feb 10, 2016
Original Application Deadline: Feb 10, 2016
Posted Date: Jan 29, 2016
Creation Date: Jan 29, 2016
Archive Date: Mar 11, 2016
Total Program Funding: $95,450
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $95,450
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $0
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
Grant Announcement Contact
Ryan McClimon Contract Specialist Phone 503-808-4609
Grants Specialist

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