Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit, Hawaii-Pacific Islands CESU

The USGS is offering a funding opportunity to a CESU partner for research in developing a modeling framework that links wildfire probability in the Hawaiian Islands to climate, land cover, and ignition density (driven by population) using a spatially explicit fire history map spanning several years.

Research

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Objectives:
1) Develop a spatially explicit database of large fire (>20 ha) perimeters spanning several years in the main Hawaiian Islands.

2) Use this fire occurrence database to develop a statewide model of fire risk that covers the main Hawaiian Islands using climate (rainfall, temperature), land cover, and population density as predictor variables.
Related Programs

U.S. Geological Survey Research and Data Collection

Department of the Interior


Agency: Department of the Interior

Office: Geological Survey

Estimated Funding: $50,000


Who's Eligible



Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
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Additional Information of Eligibility:
This financial assistance opportunity is being issued under a Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit (CESU) Program.

CESUs are partnerships that provide research, technical assistance, and education.

Eligible recipients must be a participating partner of the Hawaii-Pacific Islands Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit (CESU) Program.

Full Opportunity Web Address:
https://www.grants.gov/

Contact:


Agency Email Description:
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Date Posted:
2019-07-29

Application Due Date:


Archive Date:
2019-10-29



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