Recovery Act (ARRA) - Volcano Monitoring

The USGS will support the repair and/or modernization of equipment used to monitor and report volcanic activity in the U. S. and will improve the data centers and processing capabilities that generate volcano information products and manage volcano data.

Objectives include:


and replacement of aging seismometers, geodetic instruments, and telemetry equipment at hazardous volcanoes, and augmentation of existing networks with additional instruments; activities related to monitoring of hazardous and active volcanoes, including field observations and sampling, geophysical data analysis, geologic mapping, and GIS-based hazard and vulnerability assessments; computer-based research and development in the fields of data visualization and analysis, network design, and data archiving; and creation and preservation of jobs, and youth employment.

Support for objectives to be completed by the resulting assistance awards will utilize funds provided under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 200 9. All applications must be submitted through

Complete instructions are included in the program announcement.

Applications submitted through any other means will not be considered.

The closing date for receipt of applications is September 14, 2009, 4:00 EDT.


Related Programs

Volcano Hazards Program Research and Monitoring

Department of the Interior

Agency: Department of the Interior

Office: Geological Survey

Estimated Funding: Not Available

Who's Eligible

Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
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Additional Information of Eligibility:
Institutions of Higher Education and Non-federal government agencies

Full Opportunity Web Address:

Margaret EastmanContract SpecialistPhone 703-648-7366

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