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RSOI: Developing Case Studies from Pre/Post Natural disaster monitoring of natural features

This opportunity is restricted to non-federal partners of the North Atlantic Coast, Chesapeake Watershed, Piedmont-South Atlantic Coast, South  Florida-Caribbean,  and Gulf Coast Cooperative Ecosystems Studies Units (CESUs). Request for Statements of Interest Funding Opportunity Announcement Federal Awarding Agency: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Engineer Research and Development Center 3909 Halls Ferry Road Vicksburg, MS 39180-6199 […]

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RSOI: Understanding Thermal Mixing, Water Quality, and Algae Dynamics with the Pulsing of Releases from Jordan Reservoir in the Cape Fear River

DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY FORT WORTH DISTRICT, CORPS OF ENGINEERS P.O. BOX 17300 FORT WORTH, TX  76102-0300 REQUEST FOR STATEMENT OF INTEREST Number W9126G-21-2-SOI-4740 Project to be initiated in 2021 Responses due by 5:00 P.M., Central Time, on 27 July 2021 Applicants must be a member in one of the Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Units (CESU): […]

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CHWA CESU funded project leads to Bear Rocks NNL designation

by Rhonda Schwinabart, host staff, based on material from previous releases by NPS and University of Richmond  In January 2021, the Bear Rocks and Allegheny Front Preserve became the 600th National Natural Landmark (NNL) of the United States, thanks in part to the research efforts Dr. Todd Lookingbill and Dr. Dave Kitchen of the University […]

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CHWA CESU launches new projects database

By Rhonda Schwinabart, host staff  In spring 2021, the Chesapeake Watershed (CHWA) CESU launched a new cloud-based projects database hosted on AirTable. Designed by Katie Kline, a staff member at the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science Appalachian Laboratory (host institution), the new database makes use of recently verified and updated project data, streamlines […]

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CHWA CESU 2021 Renewal Update

By Rhonda Schwinabart, Host staff  The Chesapeake Watershed (CHWA) CESU is pleased to announce that we have been renewed for another five-years!  The CHWA CESU is one of seventeen (17) regional CESUs in the national network, and like those other regional CESUs, it operates under a five-year cooperative joint venture agreement between federal and research […]

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CHWA Research Coordinator’s Corner May 2021

by Dan Filer, CHWA CESU NPS Research Coordinator State of the Network Fiscal year 2020 was the most productive year in the Chesapeake Watershed CESU Research Network’s history in terms of volume of funding and number of financial actions: we facilitated just over $8 million passing from our twelve federal partners to our cooperators using […]

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