Space Weather Socioeconomic Impact Study on Canadian Infrastructure (9F045-17-0348)
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- 2017/10/10 14:00 Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)
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- Invitation to Tender (ITT)
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- Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)
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- Canadian Space Agency
- End user entity
- Canadian Space Agency
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- Doray, Isabelle
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6767, Route de l'Aeroport St-Hubert QC J3Y 8Y9 CA
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With this Request for Proposals (RFP), the Canadian Space Agency’s (CSA) plans to study aspects of Space Weather Socio-Economic impacts in Canada and to compare with best practices internationally. The detailed analyses will be used to support the development of a comprehensive Canadian Space Weather program.
The activity has the following general objectives:
- Assess and quantify the socio-economic impact of various threats from space such that CSA and its partners can identify short-term and long term priorities.
- Identify priority areas for future technology roadmaps.
- Organize workshops where stakeholders (Canadian government, industry and Academia) gather and exchange on the findings
More specifically, the study has the following objectives:
- Assess current efforts to detect, warn and mitigate space weather events on Canada’s infrastructure.
- Assess the current resilience of Canadian critical infrastructure to different levels of space weather disturbances
- Evaluate the cost of space weather as reliance on technology increases
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