JCSDA - 2015 Research in Satellite Data Assimilation for Numerical Environmental Prediction

The NOAA/NASA/DOD Joint Center for Satellite Data Assimilation (JCSDA) is a distributed center that engages units of NASA:
Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) Earth-Sun Exploration Division; NOAA:
NESDIS Center for Satellite Applications and Research (STAR) , National Weather Service (NWS) National

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Centers for Environmental Prediction (NCEP), and Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research (OAR); US Navy:
Oceanographer of the Navy and the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL); and US Air Force Air Weather Agency.

The Joint Center's goal is to accelerate the abilities of NOAA, DoD, and NASA to ingest and effectively use the large volumes of data from current satellite-based instruments and planned satellite missions.

The JCSDA supports scientific development work in the following priority areas (1) Radiative transfer, (2) Clouds and precipitation data assimilation, (3) Advanced instruments data assimilation, (4) Land data assimilation, (5) Ocean data assimilation and (6) Air Composition data assimilation.

JCSDA research is performed internally (internal research) as well as externally using grants and/or contracts awarded via a competitive process open to the broader scientific community (external research).

The overarching goal of JCSDA research is to accelerate the assimilation of satellite data in US operational numerical environment forecast models.

A primary measure of potential impact in this solicitation will be the acceleration of satellite data usage into NOAA, and DoD forecast systems, and the improvement of forecasts from those systems.
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Environmental Sciences, Applications, Data, and Education

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Estimated Funding: $500,000


Who's Eligible



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Eligible applicants that can apply for this funding opportunity are: • Nonprofit with 501C3 IRS status (other than institution of higher education) • Nonprofit without 501C3 IRS status (other than institution of higher education) • For-profit organizations (other than small business) • Small, minority, and women-owned businesses • Universities • Colleges • Research institutions • Hospitals • Community-based organizations • Faith-based organizations • Federally recognized or state-recognized American Indian/Alaska Native tribal governments • State and local governments or their Bona Fide Agents (this includes the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, the Commonwealth of the Northern Marianna Islands, American Samoa, Guam, the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, and the Republic of Palau) • Non-domestic (non-U.S.) entity • Other (specify) A Bona Fide Agent is an agency/organization identified by the state as eligible to submit an application under the state eligibility in lieu of a state application.

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Agency Email:
Ericka.rosier@noaa.gov

Date Posted:
2014-10-29

Application Due Date:
2015-01-26

Archive Date:
2015-02-14



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