The CSTAR Program represents an NOAA/NWS effort to create a cost-effective transition from basic and applied research to operations and services through collaborative research between operational forecasters and academic institutions which have expertise in the environmental sciences.
will engage researchers and students in applied research of interest to the operational meteorological community and will improve the accuracy of forecasts and warnings of environmental hazards by applying scientific knowledge and information to operational products and services.
The CSTAR Program addresses NOAA's Mission Goal 3:
Weather Ready Nation.
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Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor Request for Statements of Interest DRL FY15 Internet Freedom Annual Program StatementAdditional Information of Eligibility:
Eligible applicants are institutions of higher education and federally funded educational institutions such as the Naval Postgraduate School.
This restriction is needed because the results of the collaboration are to be incorporated in academic processes which ensure academic multidisciplinary peer review as well as Federal review of scientific validity for use in operations.
Federal applicants must demonstrate that they have legal authority to receive funds from another federal agency in excess of their appropriation.
Because this announcement is not proposing to procure goods or services from applicants, the Economy Act (31 U.S.C.
1535) is not an appropriate legal basis.Full Opportunity Web Address:Contact: Agency Email Description: Agency Email:
firstname.lastname@example.org Date Posted:
2015-08-04Application Due Date: