NSF RFP “Management and Operation of the Ocean Bottom Seismometer Instrument Center (OBSIC)”

Tuesday, August 01, 2017

Program Title:

Management and Operation of the Ocean Bottom Seismometer Instrument Center (OBSIC)

Synopsis of Program:

This solicitation seeks the services of a qualified organization to manage and operate an Ocean Bottom Seismometer Instrument Center established and sponsored by Marine Geology and Geophysics research programs within NSF's Division of Ocean Sciences. Research activities requiring the use of the existing pool of instruments supported by NSF are expected to continue well beyond the period of performance for the existing Ocean Bottom Seismometer Instrument Pool Management Office award, scheduled to expire in early 2018. The award resulting from this solicitation will be administered as a Cooperative Agreement with a single Lead Institution that will perform the OBSIC activities described herein.

Cognizant Program Officer(s):

Please note that the following information is current at the time of publishing. See program website for any updates to the points of contact.

  • Candace Major, Program Director, telephone: (703) 292-7597, email: cmajor@nsf.gov
  • Jim Holik, Program Director, telephone: (703) 292-7711, email: jholik@nsf.gov