Cooperative Agreement for CESU-affiliated Partner with Piedmont-South Atlantic Coast Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit -- Coastal Hazards

Funding Agency:
Department of the Interior

The USGS is offering a funding opportunity to a CESU partner for research on the dynamics of community stability due to climate-driven coastal hazards, such as erosion and flooding. The primary Research Objectives covered by this opportunity include: (1) modelling coastal housing market response to sea level rise and erosion, (2) applying novel methods for quantifying the stability of populated coastal systems, (3) performing future coastal hazard assessments, (4) writing papers to peer-reviewed journals, and (5) attending meetings with the USGS coastal hazards team to discuss strategies for future work, resolve issues, and assist with the publication and dissemination of results

Deadline: Dec. 31, 2021

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Areas of Interest

Research topics

Topic 1: Modelling coastal housing market response to climate-driven flooding and erosion

Topic 2: Applying novel methods for quantifying the stability of populated coastal systems

Topic 3: Future coastal hazards assessments

Eligibility Requirements

This financial assistance opportunity is being issued under a Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit (CESU) Program. CESU’s are partnerships that provide research, technical assistance, and education.  Eligible recipients must be a participating partner of the Piedmont-South Atlantic Coast Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit (CESU) Program.

Amount Description

It is anticipated that one award will be made with one base year and four renewal years. The total estimated funding for this project is $475,000. Funding in the amount of $25,000 is available for FY2022, and will be directly supported by the Disaster Recovery Reform Act (DRRA). Additional funding will be based upon satisfactory progress and the availability of funding.

 

Funding Type

Grant

Eligibility

Faculty

Category

Environmental & Life Sciences
Social Sciences

External Deadline

December 31, 2021