Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit, Rocky Mountain CESU

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Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit, Rocky Mountain CESU: US Geological Survey, Northern Rocky Mountain Science Center (NOROCK) is offering a funding opportunity is to evaluate conservation actions, or inactions, in relation to Yellowstone cutthroat trout conservations efforts, particularly in anticipations of climate change impacts. Currently, there remains paucity in the empirical analysis supporting the effectiveness and/or needs of conservation action, in particular regarding the relative threats to existing extant Yellowstone cutthroat trout populations. The intent is to use to long-term datasets from two distinct regions within the historical range of Yellowstone cutthroat trout to demonstrate the potential threats and benefits of conservation efforts in the context of climate change. Integrating and analyzing this information will assist in prioritizing actual threats and perceived benefits and risks from addressing such threats. The project will need to be conducted in two steps. The first step will be to assemble and analyze fish distribution data and climatic attributes to quantify how changing climatic conditions, among other factors, will influence the abundance and distribution of Yellowstone cutthroat trout and non-native species. In this phase, it will be important to assess the relative importance of existing threats to native cutthroat trout populations including habitat fragmentation, habitat degradation and loss, non-native species, and changing climatic conditions. The next step will be to assist in synthesizing results into a peer-reviewed manuscript to a scientific journal.
Federal Grant Title: Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit, Rocky Mountain CESU
Federal Agency Name: Geological Survey
Grant Categories: Other
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: G16AS00096
Type of Funding: Information not provided
CFDA Numbers: 326784
CFDA Descriptions: U.S. Geological Survey_ Research and Data Collection
Current Application Deadline: Jul 8, 2016
Original Application Deadline: Jul 8, 2016
Posted Date: Jun 22, 2016
Creation Date: Jun 22, 2016
Archive Date: Sep 22, 2016
Total Program Funding: $9,100
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $9,100
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $0
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Information not provided
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 Rocky Mountain Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit (CESU) Program.
Grant Announcement Contact
Faith Graves 703-648-7356
Contract Specialist

Geological Survey 703-648-7344
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