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Long-Term Corrosion Protection of Existing Hydraulic Steel Structures – Stage 1

Department of the Interior

Can you help us beat corrosion, the Grim Reaper of steel structures?

Open UntilSep 05, 2017

DataApp: A Mobile App Framework for Field Data Capture – Stage 1

Department of the Interior

Can you help us create a flexible, extensible, open source app for capturing field data?

Closed OnJul 06, 2017

Estimating Reservoir Water Storage

Department of the Interior

Can you tell us how much water is stored behind dams?

Closed OnMay 22, 2017

Sub-Seasonal Climate Forecast Rodeo

Department of the Interior

Compete in real-time forecasting of temperature and precipitation for one year

Open UntilMay 03, 2018

Arsenic Sensor Challenge – Stage 1

Department of the Interior

Help improve arsenic sensing in water

Closed OnMar 13, 2017

More Water Less Concentrate – Stage 1

Department of the Interior

Help desalination plants make more water and less concentrate

Closed OnMar 13, 2017

Preventing Rodent Burrows in Earthen Embankments

Department of the Interior

Help stop and prevent rodents from endangering earthen dams, canals, and levees

Closed OnOct 11, 2016

Memorials for the Future

Department of the Interior

A design competition to reimagine how we think about, feel, and experience memorials.

Closed OnMay 04, 2016

Downstream Fish Passage at Tall Dams

Department of the Interior

SUBMISSIONS ARE CLOSED: Help us find better ways to pass downstream-moving juvenile fish over or around tall dams.

Closed OnMay 10, 2016

Detecting Soil Movement in Embankments

Department of the Interior

New and/or improved methods to detect internal erosion in earthen dam, canal, and levee embankments.

Closed OnMay 10, 2016

Quantifying Drift Invertebrates in River and Estuary Systems

Department of the Interior

Help us count food for critical fish species

Closed OnNov 16, 2015

New Concepts for Remote Fish Detection

Department of the Interior

Ideas and technologies for next generation, novel fish tracking solutions.

Closed OnAug 26, 2015

Crushed Ivory Design Challenge

Department of the Interior

Stop Wildlife Trafficking

Closed OnMar 31, 2015

Department of the Interior Agency Financial Report Suggestions and Feedback

Department of the Interior

Do you have improvements or suggestions to make the Department of the Interior Agency Financial Report more beneficial?

Closed OnJun 30, 2014

App-lifying USGS Earth Science Data

Department of the Interior

App-ly Yourself to Tackle Today's Scientific Challenges

Closed OnApr 02, 2013

Military and Veterans Photo/Essay Contest

Department of the Interior

The Bureau of Land Management and Sierra Club Mission Outdoors ask veterans, active duty military, and their families to tell us what the public lands mean to them.

Closed OnDec 12, 2012

National Natural Landmarks Program Photo Contest

Department of the Interior

Calling all photographers! Submit your favorite National Natural Landmark site photos to highlight and illustrate our Nation's diverse and scenic natural heritage.

Closed OnJul 01, 2011

National Historic Landmark Photo Contest

Department of the Interior

Grab your camera and snap a picture of your favorite National Historic Landmark, our nation's most significant places.

Closed OnSep 11, 2010

Nutrient Sensor Challenge Phase 2: Technology Evaluations and Award Selections

Department of the Interior

The Nutrient Sensor Challenge will accelerate the development and deployment of affordable nutrient sensors to reduce the cost and complexity of collecting nutrient data and allow for better measurement and tracking of nutrients throughout ecosystems. The Challenging Nutrients Coalition includes NOAA, USGS, and NIST.

Closed OnDec 18, 2015