Investigating the Role of Nutrients in Food Resource Dynamics of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta

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Funding Opportunity ID:302000
Opportunity Number:BOR-MP-18-N012
Opportunity Title:Investigating the Role of Nutrients in Food Resource Dynamics of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta
Opportunity Category:Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type:Cooperative Agreement
Category of Funding Activity:Environment
Category Explanation:
CFDA Number(s):15.512
Eligible Applicants:Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
Additional Information on Eligibility:
Agency Code:DOI-BOR
Agency Name:Department of the Interior
Bureau of Reclamation
Posted Date:Mar 21, 2018
Close Date:Apr 04, 2018
Last Updated Date:Mar 21, 2018
Award Ceiling:$885,246
Award Floor:$0
Estimated Total Program Funding:$885,246
Expected Number of Awards:1
Description:The Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) intends to issue a cooperative agreement to University of California, Davis under the authority of Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) 15.512, Central Valley Project Improvement Act, Title 34, Public Law 102-575, Section 3406(b)(1) and 3407(e). Estimated total amount of agreement is $885,246.00. Reclamation is providing $283,246.00 in Fiscal Year 2018. The objectives of the project are to:Objective 1: Field sampling efforts designed to document and evaluate nutrient-phytoplankton-zooplankton dynamics over a wide range of contrasting aquatic environmental conditions in the Delta. Objective 2: Measure water quality, phytoplankton and zooplankton dynamics along Antioch to West Sacramento longitudinal transect.Objective 3: Document the ecosystem response of whole-system-scale nutrient addition experiments in the upper Sacramento Deepwater Ship Channel (SDSC) to determine the feasibility of using the SDSC to boost Bay-Delta food supplies. (Refer to the Notice of Intent to Award Announcement No. BOR-MP-18-N012 for additional information)A Determination by the Government not to compete this proposed financial assistance based upon Departmental Manual 505 DM 2, paragraph 2.14(B)(2)(4) is solely within the discretion of the Government. This notice of intent is NOT a request for competitive proposals. Questions concerning this announcement should be directed to Thelma Mosley/Grants Management Specialist, by e-mail at tmosley@usbr.gov.
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