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Changed Volcono to Volcano.
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Funding Opportunity Number:
Aug 13, 2009
Aug 13, 2009
Original Closing Date for Applications:
Sep 14, 2009
Current Closing Date for Applications:
Sep 14, 2009
Oct 14, 2009
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Volcano Hazards Program Research and Monitoring
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Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility:
Institutions of Higher Education and Non-federal government agencies
The USGS will support the repair and/or modernization of equipment used to monitor and report volcanic activity in the U.S. and will improve the data centers and processing capabilities that generate volcano information products and manage volcano data. Objectives include: modernization and replacement of aging seismometers, geodetic instruments, and telemetry equipment at hazardous volcanoes, and augmentation of existing networks with additional instruments; activities related to monitoring of hazardous and active volcanoes, including field observations and sampling, geophysical data analysis, geologic mapping, and GIS-based hazard and vulnerability assessments; computer-based research and development in the fields of data visualization and analysis, network design, and data archiving; and creation and preservation of jobs, and youth employment. Support for objectives to be completed by the resulting assistance awards will utilize funds provided under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009. All applications must be submitted through grants.gov. Complete instructions are included in the program announcement. Applications submitted through any other means will not be considered. The closing date for receipt of applications is September 14, 2009, 4:00 EDT. ARRA-SV0008A.
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