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FY2020 Aquatic Invasive Species Research RFP

The FY2020 Aquatic Invasive Species Research RFP is open and accepting applications through 5 p.m. Eastern Time, June 11, 2020. All applications must be submitted to grants.gov by that time and date to be accepted for inclusion in the national competition. As with any 104G program RFP, any investigator at an institution of higher learning in the United States is eligible to apply for an award through the state Water Research Institute or Center. All proposed research must  pertain to Aquatic Invasive Species research as related to hydrodynamics, water quality and/or social science in the Upper Mississippi River basin to be considered. — more info on the 2020 request for Aquatic Invasive Species National Competitive Grants

Call for Abstracts: 2020 Bays and Bayous Symposium

The Bays and Bayous Symposium will be held Dec. 1-3 at at the Golden Nugget Biloxi Hotel and Casino in Biloxi, Mississippi. The theme for the 2020 event is “Sound Science, Sound Policy: A 2020 Vision for the Future.” Abstracts can be submitted for both oral and poster presentations. The oral presentations will be 15 minutes, including time for questions. Individuals wishing to present must submit an abstract no later than 5 p.m., Monday, September 7, 2020.— more info on 2020 Bays and Bayous Symposium

Scientific Diver Training

The Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium (LUMCON) is now accepting applications for the Spring 2020 scientific diver training course. LUMCON is at present the only American Academy of Underwater Sciences (AAUS) designated training facility in the State of Louisiana. Scientific diver certification is required by most academic and government agencies who utilize diving as a research tool for marine science including biology, chemistry, biomedical, engineering and geosciences, and for all diving work conducted in association with LUMCON. — more  info on LUMCON Scientific Diver Training