The NASA Earth Science Division Applied Sciences Program promotes efforts to discover and demonstrate innovative and practical uses of Earth observations. For more information visit the Applied Sciences Program website at http://AppliedSciences.NASA.gov/. The Health and Air Quality application area is managing this solicitation. This application area supports the use of Earth observations in air quality management and public health, particularly regarding infectious disease and environmental health issues. The area addresses issues of toxic and pathogenic exposure and health-related hazards and their effects for risk characterization and mitigation. The area promotes uses of Earth observing data and models regarding implementation of air quality standards, policy, and regulations for economic and human welfare. The Health and Air Quality Applications area also addresses effects of climate change on public health and air quality to support managers and policy makers in their planning and preparations.
On or about Monday December 23, this amendment will be released and present the final text for Appendix A.44, Earth Science Applications: Health and Air Quality, which replaces the prior text in its entirety. The priority topics in Section 2.2 have been substantially revised and expanded. Notices of Intent to propose are requested by February 27, 2014 and proposals are due April 24, 2014.
Questions concerning Appendix A.44, Earth Science Applications: Health and Air Quality, may be directed to John Haynes at firstname.lastname@example.org or (202) 358-4665.