FY ’11 NOPP Funding Announcement
Marine Mammal Detection and Monitoring
Funding Opportunity Number: ONR-BAA-10-024
Announcement Type: Initial
For funding beginning in FY 2011, the National Oceanographic Partnership Program (NOPP), the Office of Naval Research (ONR) and the National Science Foundation (NSF) welcome research proposals that develop new technologies or systems to detect, identify, locate and track marine mammals within a specified area with a high level of confidence.
Proposals may address one or more of the following topic areas:
Topic 1: Detection, Classification and Localization Algorithms
Topic 2: Active Acoustic Monitoring
Topic 3: Database Services and Computational Capacity
Topic 4: Novel Use of Existing Technologies
Applicants are invited to submit proposals for one or more of these topic areas.
NOPP, through its partner agencies, expects to fund multiple awards (anywhere from 4 to 12 awards), in multiple topic areas, in amounts ranging from $100,000 to $350,000 per year for up to three years, contingent on availability of funds each year. For all NOPP-funded activities, team efforts are required among at least two of the following three sectors: Academia, industry (including Non-Governmental Organizations), and government (including State and Local).
Full proposals must be received by http://www.grants.gov or postmarked by 2 p.m. (EDT) on November 23, 2010.
For technical questions regarding this announcement, contact: Dr. Michael Weise, ONR, One Liberty Center, 875 N Randolph St., Arlington, VA 22203; or via email at Michael.firstname.lastname@example.org.
For business questions regarding this announcement, contact: Mr. Frank Kennedy, ONR, One Liberty Center, 875 N Randolph St., Arlington, VA 22203; or via email at Frank.email@example.com.
The following link provides further information about this BAA: http://www.onr.navy.mil/~/media/Files/Funding-Announcements/BAA/10-024.ashx