Ocean And Coastal Observing Systems

Agency NameDepartment of Commerce
Funding Amount$100,000,000.00
Bureau Name National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Funding Mechanism Various
New? No
Funding Mechanism Various

Funding Amount Notes

Period of Availability 2 years for each annual tranche
Recipients States, Counties, Cities / Townships, Special Districts, Tribal Governments (Federally Recognized), Tribal Governments (Other Than Federally Recognized), Independent School Districts, Public Higher-Ed Institutions, Private Higher-Ed Institutions, Nonprofits, internal.
Program Description The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration will support and enhance various critical observing systems in the ocean, coasts, and Great Lakes. Many of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's observing systems have been operating for decades and require investment to maintain reliability as well as expand geographic coverage.
Eligible Uses This funding will support a number of projects including refurbishments and technology upgrades of observing infrastructure in the U.S. Integrated Ocean Observing Systems Regional Associations, support for the National Water Level Observation Network, design engineering for Airborne Phased Array Radar, and ship time for deployment and system verification of the new capitalized Tropical Atmosphere-Ocean moorings. link
Statutory Location Division J, Title II
Federal Cost Share Requirement No non-Federal cost share required