U.S. Geological Survey_ Research and Data Collection

To support research complementary to USGS program efforts in classification of the public lands and examination of the geological structure, water, mineral, and biological resources, and products of the national domain.

This entry covers a variety of USGS assistance awards not covered by any other

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CFDA program entries.

Awards are typically supported by funding from internal projects and programs, and funds are not separately budgeted or reserved for external projects or proposals under this entry.
Related Programs

Examples of Funded Projects

Support for various boards and committees of the National Academy of Science, National Coal Resources Data System, http://energy.er.usgs.gov/NCRA; support for collaborative coastal and marine geology studies (Woods Hole, MA and St.

Petersburg, FL), collaborative volcano monitoring, and continuing support of university observatories and earth science research facilities.


Agency - Department of the Interior

The Department of the Interior protects and provides access to the Nation's natural and cultural heritage, including responsibilities to Indian tribes and island communities. Departmental goals include resource protection and usage, overseeing recreational opportunities, serving communities and excellence in management.

Office - Contact the appropriate regional office, depending on the location of the study.

For Alabama, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, and Wisconsin, write: Regional Director for Eastern Region, U. S. Geological Survey, 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, MS 150, Reston, VA 20192.

Telephone (703) 648-4582.

For Arkansas, Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas and Wyoming, write: Regional Director for Central Region, U. S. Geological Survey, Denver Federal Center, Denver, CO 80225.

Telephone: (303) 202-4740.

For Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, and Washington, write: Regional Director for Western Region, U. S. Geological Survey, 345 Middlefield Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025.

Telephone: (650) 329-4011.