Remote Sensing and GIS to Estimate Pinyon Juniper Tree Density and Cover CESU Project

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Remote Sensing and GIS to Estimate Pinyon Juniper Tree Density and Cover CESU Project: This Funding Announcement is not a request for applications. This announcement is to provide public notice of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), intention to fund the following project activities without full and open competition. This project is an add-on to an existing project, SageSTEP, in which BLM is a partner and which has already selected sites and generated the field data. The purpose of this additional research is to evaluate the accuracy of data obtained from remote sensing imagery for characterizing pinyon and juniper tree cover and density. This project will take remote sensing imagery at multiple sites within woodland of varying densities (phases 1 (low tree density), 2 (intermediate) and 3 (high tree density) and compare density estimates obtained remotely with those from NAIP 1 m resolution photos and from extensive ground data already collected by the SageSTEP experimental program. From these comparisons, the cooperator will define resolution thresholds where canopy fuel variables, fire-carrying fuels, and vegetation attributes can be accurately assessed remotely. This information will assist development of the sampling strategy for BLM's National Assessment, Inventory and Monitoring program (AIM).
Federal Grant Title: Remote Sensing and GIS to Estimate Pinyon Juniper Tree Density and Cover CESU Project
Federal Agency Name: Department of the Interior
Grant Categories: Environment
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: BLM-NV-NOI-09-1300
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 15.233
CFDA Descriptions: Forests and Woodlands
Current Application Deadline: Aug 20, 2009
Original Application Deadline: Aug 20, 2009
Posted Date: Jul 11, 2009
Creation Date: Jul 11, 2009
Archive Date: Sep 20, 2009
Total Program Funding: $10,000
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Minimum Federal Grant Award:
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Unrestricted (i.e., open to any type of entity above), subject to any clarification in text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility"
Link to Full Grant Announcement
Information not provided
Grant Announcement Contact
Susan Kallerskaller@blm.gov
Grants Management Officer [skaller@blm.gov]
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