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Geodetic Science and Applied Research (GSAR) Program

Published on AidPage by IDILOGIC on Jun 24, 2005
Administered by:

Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Grants Management Division
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  • Original Grant - Jun 30, 2004
Applications Due:

The deadline for receipt of proposals at the NOAA/NGS office is 5 p.m., local time, July 30, 2004. Proposals received after the deadline will be returned to the sender without further consideration. NOAA/NGS determines whether an application has been submitted before the deadline by date/time stamping the applications as they are physically received in the NOAA/NGS office.

total funding: $90,000
max award: none
min award: none
cost sharing, matching: No
number of awards: 1
type of funding: Cooperative Agreement, Grant

A. Program Objective

The long term objective of the GSAR Program is to improve positioning operations and services in support of transportation and commerce on a national basis by addressing the following science priorities : Methods and approaches to Real-Time Kinematic (RTK) carrier phase positioning over long distances, including On-The-Fly (OTF) capability, Kalman filtering, and single-epoch methods; GPS carrier phase ambiguity resolution, including performance under bias; Computation and utilization of ionosphere models and impacts on RTK positioning; Computation and utilization of troposphere models and impacts on RTK positioning; Multipath suppression, including antenna design, receiver hardware design, and software receiver algorithms; GPS satellite calibration, including satellite interchannel bias, antenna phase center locations, and antenna phase center variation; Methods for GPS receiver antenna calibration, including receiver interchannel bias, antenna phase center locations and antenna phase center variation; Models and approaches for precision GPS orbit and satellite clock solutions; Design of national augmentation infrastructures supporting centimeter-level positioning.
Other national priorities which will be considered are: High-resolution national geoid modeling; Efficient orthometric height determination; Datum transformations and relationships, including tidal datums; Crustal motion models, including subsidence effects; Fusion of geometric data (photogrammetry, LIDAR, interferometric synthetic aperture radar (IFSAR) with radiometric data (imaging spectrometers); Enhanced methodologies to support shoreline mapping of the Alaska coastline.

B. Program Priorities

NOAA will give sole attention to individual proposals addressing the identified science priorities listed below. Future opportunities may cover related topics or may address broader topics.
The names, affiliations, and phone numbers of relevant NGS focal points are provided. Prospective applicants should communicate with these focal points for information on priorities within a specific study topic. Focal points cannot assist in the conceptual design and specific elements to be included in a proposal. Applicants should send completed proposals to the NOAA/NGS program office identified in Section IV.F., rather than to individual focal points.
This opportunity is focused on a specific problem: Analysis, and Methodology for Layered National Spatial Reference System Adjustment.

Who can apply:

Anyone/General Public
City Or Township Governments
County Governments
Federally Recognized Indian Tribal Governments
Non-Government - General
Nonprofits Having A 501(C)(3) Status With The IRS, Other Than Institutions Of Higher Education
Nonprofits That Do Not Have A 501(C)(3) Status With The IRS, Other Than Institutions Of Higher Education
Other Private Institution/Organization
Private Institutions Of Higher Education
Private Nonprofit Institution/Organization (Includes Institutions Of Higher Education, Hospitals)
Profit Organization
Public And State Controlled Institutions Of Higher Education
Small Business (Less Than 500 Employees
State (Includes District Of Columbia; Includes Institutions Of Higher Education And Hospitals)
U.S. Territories And Possessions (Includes Institutions Of Higher Education, Hospitals)

Eligible functional categories:
Funding Sources:

Geodetic Surveys and Services (Geodesy and Applications of the National Geodetic Reference System)

More Information:

If you have problems accessing the full announcement, please contact: Drescher, Steve

Address Info:

Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Grants Management Division

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