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Great Rivers
Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit

 

 

 

Great Rivers CESU Director
Dr. Shibu Jose
The School of Natural Resources
103 Anheuser-Busch Natural Resources Building
University of Missouri
Columbia, MO 65211
Phone: 573-884-2636
Email: joses@missouri.edu


Great Rivers CESU
Research Coordinator
Dr. Nicole Athearn
The School of Natural Resources
105I Anheuser-Busch Natural Resources Building
University of Missouri
Columbia, MO 65211
Phone: 573-882-8155
Email: nicole_athearn@nps.gov


Website Questions & Postings
Please contact
Dr. Nicole Athearn
See contact info above


Newsletter Communications
Elizabeth W. Prentice
GR-CESU Newsletter Editor
101 Gentry Hall
University of Missouri
Columbia, MO 65211
Email: ewpxfc@mail.missouri.edu

This page contains links, documents, instructions and assistance in planning and funding a project under the Great Rivers CESU. Before working on forms for a new agreement or to modify an existing agreement please contact Nicole Athearn by email at nicole_athearn@nps.gov or by phone at 573-882-8155.

Required Documentation

Guidelines and Instructions

  • Guidelines for Completing a MWR CESU Cost Modification
  • Guidelines for Completing a MWR CESU No Cost Modification
  • Guidelines for Completing a MWR CESU Task Agreement
  • Standard Forms

    National Park Service (NPS)

    Indirect Cost Rate

    The current indirect cost rates for CESU projects are 10% for NRCS and 17.5% for all other federal agencies.

    Please see this link for the fact sheet on the indirect rate for CESU Partners: http://www.cesu.psu.edu/materials/fs-indirect.pdf

    Faculty and Staff Expertise

    The Great Rivers CESU Faculty List is an Excel spreadsheet containing faculty members of the various partner institutions and their areas of study.

    Working with Federal Partners

    Individuals in non-federal partner institutions who have an idea for a CESU project may want to consult these descriptions in determining which federal agency is most likely to be interested in their idea.  In planning your project, please feel free to contact the person listed for each federal agency in the Managers Committee.