Call Outs: Calls for Papers, Abstracts, Proposals, and More

Call for Applications
Mechanism for Time-Sensitive Research Opportunities in Environmental Health Sciences
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
Deadline: December 1, 2017

The National Institutes of Health National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences is accepting applications for time-sensitive research grants related to health and exposure outcomes from the recent 2017 hurricanes. Applications that consider the environmental impacts and human exposure to toxic chemicals are preferred. For more information and application instructions, visit the funding announcement on the NIH website.

Call for Comments
National Flood Insurance Program Environmental Impact Statement
Federal Emergency Management Agency
Deadline: December 3, 2017

The Federal Emergency Management Agency is requesting feedback on the final version of the Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for the National Flood Insurance Program. The statement evaluates the environmental impacts of proposed modifications to the NFIP that are needed to implement legislative requirements that have arisen from concerns about the program’s fiscal soundness. For more information on how to submit feedback, visit the Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement page on the FEMA website.

Call for Applications
Scientific Research Disaster Recovery Grants
National Academies Gulf Research Program
Deadline: January 3, 2018

The Gulf Research Program of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine is now accepting applications for grants to help with repair, replacement, or recovery equipment, data, and other research materials damaged or lost in recent hurricanes. Awards of up to $50,000 will be distributed in two cycles. For more information on application requirement and eligibility, visit the Gulf Research Program website.

Call for Manuscripts
Special Issue: Disasters, Crisis, Hazards, Emergencies and Sustainable Development
Deadline: March 1, 2018

Guest editors of special issue of Sustainability are looking for research papers and case studies that link hazards and disasters to issues of sustainability and sustainable development. Papers related to the impact of disasters on group sustainability and integrating resilience into sustainable development are especially welcome. Previously unpublished will be accepted for a single-blind peer-review process. For more information, visit the special issue page on the journal website.

Call for Volunteers
Website Monitoring Analysts
Environmental Data and Governance Initiative
Deadline: Open

The Environmental Data and Government Initiative is looking for volunteers to assist with tracking and classify changes related to environmental information on federal websites. Volunteers should be able to commit 5-10 hours per week and monitor web information over a three-day cycle. Find more information on the Environmental Data and Government Initiative website or at the flyer linked above.