The National Sea Grant Office (NSGO) issued a competitive announcement for research proposals on January 31st titled, The National Sea Grant American Lobster Research Program, which can be found on grants.gov.
The NSGO will host a webinar providing an overview of this funding opportunity and its application process on February 14, 2019 from 2:00-3:00 PM ET. The webinar will include a presentation and provide an opportunity to ask questions that you may have about applying to the announcement. Please distribute this webinar announcement widely to your relevant colleagues and networks.
The webinar will take place on February 14, 2019 from 2:00-3:00 PM ET. Please register and/or join at the link provided below: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6161045633189367043
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Research topics suitable for study on American lobster under The National Sea Grant American Lobster Research Program should have a geographic focus of the Gulf of Maine and/or Georges Bank and address one or more of the following:
(1) Increased understanding of life history parameters, including but not limited to, migration,
growth, and maturity;
(2) Larval studies and early biology;
(3) Spatial distribution; and
(4) Socio-economic lessons learned from Southern New England as they pertain to Georges Bank and the Gulf of Maine.
For each research topic above, special emphasis may be placed on the impact of warming temperatures.
Pending appropriation of funds, Sea Grant anticipates awarding between 5-10 research projects totaling between $1 million and $2 million in FY2019. Projects must have a maximum duration of two years.
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Alison Krepp (Alison.Krepp@noaa.gov).