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Project: Notice of Intent to Award Noncompetitive Procurement

Requirements:

Requisition No.: 40289398 Date of Notice: 07/18/2016
Contracting Officer: Tyrone R. RowseClosing Date: 07/28/2016

Description of Supplies/Services:

The U.S. Geological Survey, Alaska Science Center requests procurement for the following:

Services:

Set up polar bear barbed-wire hair snares at the Kaktovik bowhead whale bone pile, and conduct hair-snare sampling over the course of the sampling season (from September-December 2016)

The Government intends to award this requirement noncompetitively IAW FAR 13.106-1(b) (1) to Polar Art Productions, LLC Kaktovik AK. Other interested concerns having the ability to furnish these services shall submit a capabilities statement to the contracting officer no later than the closing date of this announcement. All submissions will be evaluated to determine if competitive opportunities exist. This is NOT a Request for Quotes; no written solicitation will be issued. This may represent the Government’s only written notice of this procurement.

Services will be delivered to:
U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY
ALASKA SCIENCE CENTER
ANCHORAGE, AK 99508

This notice and any resulting contract or order conforms to the requirements in place through FAC 2005-88, effective May 16, 2016.

For further information, please contact the Contracting Officer at (907) 786-7117 or trowse@usgs.gov.

Quote Due By: NA

Project: Notice of Intent to Award Noncompetitive Procurement

Requirements:

Requisition No.: 0040291877Date of Notice: 07/20/2016
Contracting Officer: Tyrone R. RowseClosing Date: 07/30/2016

Description of Supplies/Services:

The U.S. Geological Survey, Alaska Science Center requests procurement for the following:

Services: Genetic sequencing and assembly of information for sedge plants from western and northern Alaska using specific genetic sequencing protocols.

The Government intends to award this requirement noncompetitively IAW FAR 13.106-1(b) (1) to the University of Alaska at Fairbanks. Other interested concerns having the ability to furnish these services and supplies shall submit a capabilities statement to the contracting officer no later than the closing date of this announcement. All submissions will be evaluated to determine if competitive opportunities exist. This is NOT a Request for Quotes; no written solicitation will be issued. This may represent the Government’s only written notice of this procurement.

Services and supplies will be delivered to:

U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY
ALASKA SCIENCE CENTER
ANCHORAGE, AK 99508

This notice and any resulting contract or order conforms to the requirements in place through FAC 2005-88 May 16, 2016.

For further information, please contact the Contracting Officer at (907) 786-7117 or trowse@usgs.gov.

Quote Due By: NA

Project: (U-Th)/He Thermochronometry analyses of apatite and zircon grains from rock samples

Requirements:

Technical Requirements:

1) The contractor shall have experience in all aspects of (U-Th)/He thermochronometry using laser extraction and QMS, clean lab, and ICPMS methods.

2) (U-Th)/He thermochronometry requires access to and expertise in the use of a quadropole mass spectrometer (QMS) with a laser heating cell for Helium extraction and measurement, a clean lab for grain digestion with nitric acid or hot hydrofluoric acid, and an inductivity coupled plasma mass spectrometry (ICPMS) for Uranium, Thorium, and Samarium measurements. The exhumation age of each analyzed apatite or zircon grain is calculated from the analytical data, which comes in Excel Spreadsheet format.

3) USGS will submit 30 samples for AHe (3 grains per sample) and 23 ZHe samples (3 grains per sample)

Deliverables: The contractor shall provide a report in Excel spreadsheet format, with both the raw and interpreted data included. The report shall include analysis of standards and a write-up of analytical methods.

Period of Performance: 08/15/2016 to 09/30/2017

Vendor must be registered in System for Award Management (SAM) sam.gov prior to award of government purchase order.

Vendor must invoice through the Invoice Processing Platform (IPP) ipp.gov

Interested parties should contact USGS Purchasing Agent Tyrone Rowse trowse@usgs.gov.

Quote Due By: July 31, 2016 NLT 12:00PM AKDST

Project: Procurement of (6) 22g Solar GPS/ARGOS satellite platform transmitters for attachment on wild birds

Requirements:

Specifications of transmitters:

A. Not to exceed 22g in weight

B. Not to exceed 64 X 23 X 16.5 mm in size

C. GPS locations need to be obtained during programmable duty cycles and data automatically sent back via the ARGOS system.

D. Antenna < 180cm

E. Must be waterproof and edges of transmitters must be rounded to prevent harm to study birds

F. Must have a minimum of 2 attachment posts on posterior of device and one on anterior side with all attachment posts capable of accommodating ¼" Teflon ribbon for harness attachment

Test Requirements: Vendor must demonstrate successful production of their devices to meet specifications and be able to furnish test results demonstrating functionality upon request. Demonstrate previous deployments of suggested transmitter are suitable for the scientific research proposed.

Include shipping costs if applicable to Anchorage AK 99508

Required delivery date: 07/25/2017

Vendor must be registered in System for Award Management (SAM) sam.gov prior to award of government purchase order.

Vendor must invoice through the Invoice Processing Platform (IPP) ipp.gov

Interested parties should contact USGS Purchasing Agent Tyrone Rowse trowse@usgs.gov.

Quote Due By: July 31, 2016 NLT 12:00PM AKDST

For all projects, contact: Tyrone Rowse

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