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USGS Solicits Proposals for Remote Sensing Education, Outreach and Research Grant
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 firstname.lastname@example.org).