Notice of Intent: Earthquake Early Warning in Eastern California: Phase 2

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Funding Opportunity ID: 295864
Opportunity Number: USGS-FA-17-0314
Opportunity Title: Notice of Intent: Earthquake Early Warning in Eastern California: Phase 2
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement
Category of Funding Activity: Other (see text field entitled “Explanation of Other Category of Funding Activity” for clarification)
Category Explanation: Natural Hazards
CFDA Number(s): 15.807
Eligible Applicants: Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
Additional Information on Eligibility:
Agency Code: DOI-USGS1
Agency Name: Department of the Interior
Geological Survey
Posted Date: Jul 26, 2017
Close Date: Aug 09, 2017
Last Updated Date: Jul 26, 2017
Award Ceiling: $378,418
Award Floor: $256,858
Estimated Total Program Funding:
Expected Number of Awards:
Description: Notice of Intent to award a cooperative agreement to the University of Nevada Reno in support of the project entitled “Earthquake Early Warning in Eastern California: Phase 2”. The main objective of this project is to continue to test and develop the ability of seismic and geodetic networks in high-risk areas of the U.S. to provide warnings of earthquakes when strong shaking has begun, so that property damage, injury, and loss of life can be reduced in affected areas. This phase will support incorporation of real-time Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) observations into ShakeAlert and transitioning ShakeAlert into a Production Earthquake Early Warning system for the West Coast.
Version: Synopsis 1





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