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The top 20 ranked projects invited back for full proposals. They are listed here, alphabetical alphabetically by PI last name.

TitlePrincipal Investigator (PI)PI Organization
Open-source and open-workflow Climate Scenarios Toolbox for adaptation planningAparna Bamzai

USGS North Central Climate Adaptation Science Center

Extending ScienceBase for Disaster Risk ReductionJoe Bard

USGS Cascades Volcano Observatory

Transforming Biosurveillance by Standardizing and Serving 40 Years of Wildlife Disease DataDavid Blehert

National Wildlife Health Center

Integrating short-term climate forecasts into a restoration management support toolJohn Bradford

USGS Southwest Biological Science Center

National Public Screening Tool for Invasive and Non-native Aquatic Species DataWesley M. Daniel

USGS Wetland and Aquatic Research Center

High-Resolution, Interagency Biosurveillance of Threatened Surface Waters in the United StatesSara L Eldridge

USGS Wyoming-Montana Water Science Center

Develop Cloud Computing Capability at Streamgages using Amazon Web Services GreenGrass IoT Framework for Camera Image Velocity GagingFrank L. Engel

USGS Texas Water Science Center

Serving the U.S. Geological Survey’s geochronological dataAmy Gilmer

USGS Geology and Environmental Change Science Center

Establishing standards and integrating environmental DNA (eDNA) data into the USGS Nonindigenous Aquatic Species databaseMargaret Hunter

USGS Wetland and Aquatic Research Center

Subsidence Susceptibility Map for the Conterminous U.S.Jeanne Jones

USGS Western Geographic Science Center

A generic web application to visualize and understand movements of tagged animalsBen Letcher

Leetown Science Center

Building a Roadmap for Making Data FAIR in the U.S. Geological SurveyFran Lightsom

USGS Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center

Developing an Analytical Tool to Compare Hazard-related Crowdsourced and Citizen Science Data to Official SourcesSophia B Liu

Science and Decisions Center

Coupling Hydrologic Models with Data Services in an Interoperable Modeling FrameworkRichard McDonald

Water Mission Area - Model Support and Coordination Branch

Leveraging deep learning through use of the dl_tools software package to enhance wetland mapping capabilities of the NWIDavid Millar

USGS Fort Collins Science Center

Implementing a Grassland Productivity Forecast for the U.S. SouthwestSasha Reed

USGS Southwest Biological Science Center

Building web-service based forecasting tools for wildlife disease managersKatie Richgels

USGS National Wildlife Health Center

Water Security in U.S. Megacities: Building Decision Frameworks Beyond Water ManagementSachin Shah

Texas Water Science Center

ExDetect: a cloud-based remote sensing and GIS tool to detect and monitor the spread of exotic annuals around energy development sitesMiguel Villarreal

Western Geographic Science Center

Image Analysis with Machine Learning: Tile-drain detection and delineation in agricultural landscapesTanja N Williamson

USGS Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana Water Science Center


Voters were asked to rank up to 15 statements of interest. The following chart shows that about half of voters ranked a full 15 statements. Smaller numbers of voters only ranked 1-14 statements and there were no trends in particular statements being voted on singularly.

For details, see: CDI-FY19-SOI-Raw_Results.csv

Algorithm for points

The Borda Count method was used. We had N = 33 total statements. N (33) points were assigned for rank 1, N-1 (32) for rank 2, and so on down to N-14 for rank 15.