Durham University

Department of Geography

News Archive

Coastal Services Center Application of Spatial Technology for Coastal Management

(18 August 2005)

The Geographic Information Systems Integration and Development program of the Department of Commerce seeks proposals for one to two year cooperative agreements which are intended to develop technical projects related to the goal of the GIS I&D program. The program seeks to provide relevant, easily accessible spatial data, tools, and support services to the coastal resource management community. Of special interest is nationally networked organizations proposing geospatial solutions to issues related to coastal hazards.

Eligible applicants include US and foreign governments, organizations and institutions. Federal agencies or institutions are not eligible to receive federal assistance under this announcement, but may be project partners.

Approximately $250,000 may be available in 2006, and the program typically funds two to three projects with awards ranging from about $100,000 to $125,000 each.