[ESIP-all] FW: NOAA AO Release: Climate Data Records (CDRs) from Satellites]
Carol B. Meyer
carol.meyer at earthsciencefoundation.org
Wed Oct 8 09:44:02 EDT 2008
From: John J Bates [mailto:John.J.Bates at noaa.gov]
Sent: Wednesday, October 08, 2008 9:41 AM
To: Carol B. Meyer
Subject: [Fwd: [iwg-everybody] NOAA AO Release: Climate Data Records
(CDRs) from Satellites]
NOAA's Satellite and Information Service (NESDIS) has released an
Announcement of Opportunity for the development, production and
stewardship of Climate Data Records (CDRs) from satellite data.
The selected activities will be part of NOAA's Scientific Data
Stewardship Project, managed at the National Climatic Data Center (NCDC)
in Asheville. As part of an operational service agency, the Project is
particularly interested in adapting and transitioning mature
technologies - including algorithms, tools, systems, standards and
procedures -- that were developed and successfully demonstrated as part
of research-oriented programs and agencies (e.g., NASA's Earth Observing
The full Announcement is available through the Federal Register (Funding
Opportunity Number: NESDIS-NESDISPO-2009-2001589; October 6, 2008 Volume
73, Number 194, Page: 58129).
The Announcement, as well as other information about the Scientific Data
Stewardship Project, is also available at:
This Announcement is open to applicants from institutions of higher
education; other nonprofits; for profits; commercial organizations;
international organizations; state, local and Indian tribal governments;
and Federal agencies.
Letters of Intent (not required): 31 October 2008.
Proposals: 15 December 2008.
NCDC's SDS Project
John J. Bates, PhD
Chief, Remote Sensing Applications Division
National Climatic Data Center, NOAA NESDIS
151 Patton Ave.
Asheville, NC 28801-5001 USA
(828) 271-4378 (voice)
(828) 271-4328 (fax)
John.J.Bates at noaa.gov
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