Dry Tortugas and Lower Keys High Frequency Radars


Project Overview

Implementing Organization
University of South Florida

DWH Project Funding

0

Known Leveraged Funding

0

Funding Organization

The National Academies of Sciences Gulf Research Program (NAS - GRP)

Funding Program

NAS Gulf Research Program - Grants

Project Location: Florida

Funding Source: BP and Transocean
Controlling Document: Guilty Plea Agreement between BP and U.S. Department of Justice, Guilty Plea Agreement between Transocean and U.S. Department of Justice
Year Awarded: 2018

Project Details

Project Category

Project Actions

Physical Aspects Research Education and Outreach

Targeted Resources

Other

Project Description

This project will procure, install, and operate high frequency radar systems to measure surface currents at three locations in the Straits of Florida region of the Gulf of Mexico: Fort Jefferson/Dry Tortugas National Park, Key West, and Marathon. The systems will provide new, real-time data for model assimilation and validation to better understand the evolution of the LCS.

Project Contact

Project Partners

None

Affiliated Institutions

Rutgers University, University of Miami


Project ID: 902
Project Name: Dry Tortugas and Lower Keys High Frequency Radars
SourceUID: 902
Latitude: 28.06118701
Longitude: -82.41485019
Country: United States of America
State or Province: Florida
County: Unknown
Project Category: Science
Project Action: Physical Aspects Research
Additional Project Action(s): Education and Outreach
Additional Project Action(s):
Targeted Resource(s): Other
Targeted Resource(s):
Targeted Resource(s):
Anticipated Project Completion Year: 0
Implementing Organization: University of South Florida
Implementing Organization Type: Academic
Point of Contact – Name: Clifford Merz
Point of Contact – Phone: cmerz@usf.edu
Point of Contact – Email: None
Other Partners: None
Affiliated Institutions: Rutgers University, University of Miami
Link: http://www.nationalacademies.org/gulf/grants/awards/ugos/index.htm#ugos1
Project Comments: None
Acres Acquired: 0
Close Year: 0
Close Month: 0
Close day: 0
Purchase Type: None
Landowner: None
Landowner Type: None
Purpose: None
Public Access: None
Easement Holder Name : None
Easement Holder Type: None
Secondary Easement Holder 1: None
Secondary Easement Holder 2: None
Duration: None
Term: 0
Land Restoration Acreage: 0
Aquatic Restoration Acreage: 0
Restoration Mileage: 0
Restoration Feet: 0
Additional Acreage: None
Total Dollar Amount (from all funders): 1371027
DWH Funder: The National Academies of Sciences Gulf Research Program (NAS – GRP)
DWH Funder Type: Private
DWH Funding Program: NAS Gulf Research Program – Grants
DWH Dollar Amount : 1371027
DWH Source: BP and Transocean
Fund Origin: Criminal Settlement
Controlling Documents: Guilty Plea Agreement between BP and U.S. Department of Justice, Guilty Plea Agreement between Transocean and U.S. Department of Justice
Award Year: 2018
Award Month: 12
Total Amount Leveraged: 0