$2,000,000 towards reduction of tropical cloud and precipitation biases in global high resolution models

15 February 2012 The synopsis for this grant opportunity is detailed below, following this paragraph. This synopsis contains all of the updates to this document that have been posted as of 02/15/2012 . If updates have been made to the opportunity synopsis,…

15 February 2012

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Document Type: Grants Notice
Funding Opportunity Number: DE-FOA-0000664
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Posted Date: Feb 15, 2012
Creation Date: Feb 15, 2012
Original Closing Date for Applications: Mar 30, 2012
Current Closing Date for Applications: Mar 30, 2012
Archive Date: Jun 29, 2012
Funding Instrument Type: Grant
Category of Funding Activity: Science and Technology and other Research and Development
Category Explanation:
Expected Number of Awards:
Estimated Total Program Funding: $2,000,000
Award Ceiling: $500,000
Award Floor: $250,000
CFDA Number(s): 81.049  —  Office of Science Financial Assistance Program
Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement: No

Eligible Applicants

Unrestricted (i.e., open to any type of entity above), subject to any clarification in text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility”

Additional Information on Eligibility:

All types of domestic entities are eligible to apply as leads, except other Federal agencies, Federally Funded Research and Development Centers (FFRDCs), and nonprofit organizations described in section 501(c)(4) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 that engaged in lobbying activities after December 31, 1995. Inter-institutional collaborations are strongly encouraged to enhance and strengthen research capabilities as needed. Collaboration could include institutions such as universities, industry, non-profit organizations, federal laboratories and FFRDCs, including the DOE National Laboratories. Collaborations with institutions not eligible to apply as leads should be limited to filling critical voids in expertise and represent less than 30 percent of the overall effort. 

Agency Name

Office of Science

Description

The Office of Biological and Environmental Research (BER) of the Office of Science (SC), U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), hereby announces its interest in receiving applications for research grants on the topic of Reduction of Tropical Cloud and Precipitation Biases in Global High Resolution Models under the Regional and Global Climate Modeling (RGCM) and Atmospheric System Research (ASR) programs. Simulation of climate in the tropics has improved considerably over the past decade; nevertheless global and regional climate models have biases in tropical precipitation and clouds. This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) invites applications to examine, and improve our understanding of tropical clouds and precipitation in uniform high or variable resolution global models, global cloud resolving models, and/or regional models, by improving the process representations in the context of tropical Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) campaigns (http://www.arm.gov/campaigns/table ) and/or data from the ARM Tropical Western Pacific (TWP) http://www.arm.gov/sites/twp fixed sites. The intent of this FOA is to reduce tropical biases of precipitation and clouds in global climate models by fostering interactions between atmospheric process and global modelers. 

Link to Full Announcement

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Kimberlie J. Laing, Grants Analyst, 301-903-3026
kim.laing@science.doe.gov
Renu R. Joseph, Program Manager, 301-903-9237
renu.joseph@science.doe.gov
kim.laing@science.doe.gov

Synopsis Modification History

There are currently no modifications for this opportunity.