Water Sustainability and Climate Research (NSF 11-551)

NSF, with USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture
August 26, 2011 Optional notice of interest to vcrsp@olemiss.edu (for assistance w/ coordination & writing)
October 19, 2011 Full proposal due to NSF
To better understand and predict the impact of climate change and human activity on water availability and quality
Proposed projects should:
  • study water systems in their entirety
  • enable a new interdisciplinary paradigm in water research o build interdisciplinary teams
  • be high-impact
Proposed projects may:
  • establish new observational sites
  • utilize existing sites and facilities
Category 1 Awards
Small planning grants to develop teams, identify sites, hold workshops and develop plans for establishment or operation of a study site or modeling effort.
4-10 awards of 1-2 years with a max of $150K per award.
Category 2 Awards
Place-Based Observational and Modeling Studies.
2-4 anticipated awards of up to 5 years with a max of $5M per award.
Category 3 Awards
Synthesis, modeling and integration grants with existing data. 6-12 awards of 3-5 years with a max of $1.5M per award.
For More Information
Full Solicitation: http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2011/nsf11551/nsf11551.htm

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