USGS Solicits Proposals for Remote Sensing Education, Outreach and Research Grant

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The National Land Imaging (NLI) Program of the USGS Land Resources Mission Area is soliciting applications from qualified Educational Institutions, State and Local Governments, and Non-profit Organizations (NPOs).

The National Land Imaging (NLI) Program of the USGS Land Resources Mission Area is soliciting applications from qualified Educational Institutions, State and Local Governments, and Non-profit Organizations (NPOs) to develop a U.S. national consortium to expand the science of remote sensing through education, outreach and research / applications development  for environmental monitoring to include the effects of land use and land cover change on water quality, quantity and utility;  societal adaptation and phenology; public health-related issues to include identification of potential indicators relating to vector-borne diseases and harmful algal blooms; natural resource management, agricultural applications, disaster risk reduction, and other land surface and surface water monitoring applications.  

Key objectives of the multi-year grant also include communicating key requirements from the user community, promoting remote sensing education for our future workforce and developing K-18 learning materials.  This announcement is currently available at Grants.gov at:  https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/search-grants.html?keywords=G18AS00114   and closes September 4, 2018.  If additional information is needed or if you have difficulty access the full announcement electronically, please contact Mr. Jeff Caravelli (916/278-9341 or jcaravelli@usgs.gov).