JFSP opens 2014 research funding opportunity
The Joint Fire Science Program (JFSP) has opened the 2014 research funding opportunity, which addresses the four categories below. The deadline for proposals is December 11, 2013, 5pm MST.
Primary Solicitation with 7 Opportunities:
- Fuels treatment effectiveness across landscapes
- Influence of past wildfires on wildfire behavior, effects and management
- Contribution of smoke emissions to secondary organic aerosols
- Effects of smoke from wildland fires on human health in urban centers
- Compatibility of fire and fuel treatments with threatened and endangered bats
- Effects of wildfire on water
- Fire weather data resolution
New Science Initiative - Social Science: Two areas of interest - Fire-adapted Communities and Risk Perception
The Graduate Research Innovation Award (GRIN): Current Masters and Doctorate graduate students enrolled in U.S. colleges or universities in the fields of wildland fire and related human dimensions and ecological sciences are invited to apply.
Knowledge Exchange Consortia Pre-Proposals: Soliciting pre-proposals to support two new consortia of fire science providers and managers to enhance the exchange and adoption of fire science: Northeast and mid-Atlantic region, and Washington, DC (focused on the policy-making community rather than field practitioners).