Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 Community for Data Integration (CDI) Request for Proposals (RFP)
Full Proposal Title
USGS Program Area
|1||Characterization of Earthquake Damage and Effects Using Social Media Data||Michelle Guy||Geologic Hazards SC||Develop process to characterize earthquake damage with image data for research/emergency response – scalable to other hazards (floods)|
|2||Online Merging and Gridding of Topographic and Bathymetric Data Sources||Joseph Long||St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine SC|
Develop methods to provide integrated, seamless terrestrial and sea data that can be adapted beyond coastal environment
|3||NAS Web API: Web Services access to the Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database||Pam Fuller||Southeast Ecological SC|
Provide direct access 160,000 NAS observations through web services to support open reusable data
|4||Summarization of National NEXRAD Data for use in Biological Applications||Robert Diehl||Northern Rocky Mountain SC||Develop methodologies to improve automated process for retrieval of biological information from existing radar data – scalable to other data types (dust/solids)|
|5||North American Bat Data Integration||Laura Ellison||FORT|
Integrate key disparate datasets and increase data access to support White-nose Syndrome and other types of ecological research
|6||Adopt a Pixel - Data Infrastructure||Ryan Longhenry||EROS|
Engage citizen scientists to improve Landsat satellite data interpretation for research
|7||Frances Lightsom||Woods Hole Coastal and Marine SC|
Develop methods to use USGS Thesaurus to categorize data and improve searching/discovery
|8||Stan Smith||Alaska SC||Develop open source ISO metadata toolkit application|
Rex Sanders (FY14)
Kathy Wesenberg (FY15)
Pacific Coastal and Marine SC
National Wildlife Health Center
|Enhance Pubs Warehouse by adding geographic search|
*Bureau Wide Projects in Year 1
19 full proposals were submitted.
A voluntary group of reviewers representing across Mission Areas and Regions reviewed the proposals.
In a series of Review Panel sessions, each proposal was scored and ranked by the group.
The projects awarded for funding were announced at the March 12, 2014 CDI Monthly Meeting.
Phase I called for 2-page Statements of Interests (SOI).
64 SOIs were submitted this year.
The Community voted for SOIs and conducted SOI review meetings.
With the approval of the CDI Working Group leads and the Executive Sponsor, 21 SOIs were invited to submit full proposals
Important RFP Deadlines
Submission deadline for Statement of Interest (SOI)
October 30, 2013
SOI Reviews with CDI Community and Working Groups
November 15, 2013
Applicants Notified and Full Proposals Requested
November 22, 2013
Invited Full Proposals Due
January 14, 2014
Final Projects Reviewed and Identified
February 28, 2014
Funded Projects Announced
March 13, 2014