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Recently Announced Funding Opportunities See All

GeoPRISMS Program
(NSF  15-564) Posted April 15, 2015

Sedimentary Geology and Paleobiology
(NSF  15-561) Posted March 27, 2015

Geomorphology and Land Use Dynamics
(NSF  15-560) Posted March 23, 2015

Geobiology and Low-Temperature Geochemistry
(NSF  15-559) Posted March 23, 2015

Hydrologic Sciences
(NSF  15-558) Posted March 18, 2015

Upcoming Due Dates See All

Antarctic Artists and Writers Program
(NSF  13-540) Full Proposal: May 1, 2015

Long Term Ecological Research
(NSF  15-535) Full Proposal: May 6, 2015

National Science Foundation Research Traineeship (NRT) Program
(NSF  15-542) Full Proposal: May 6, 2015, Applies to both tracks

Partnerships for International Research and Education
(NSF  14-587) Full Proposal: May 15, 2015

Archiving and Discovering of Data and Metadata Generated through Projects Funded by the NSF Arctic Sciences Section
(NSF  15-543) Full Proposal: May 18, 2015

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News See All
Scientist in a field Earth Day: Disease spread among species is predictable
Released April 22, 2015
Press Release
The South Pole Telescope Planet-sized 'virtual telescope' expands to the South Pole to observe black holes in detail
Released April 21, 2015
Press Release
image of fish in the ocean Fish type, body size can help predict nutrient recycling rates
Released April 15, 2015
News From the Field
village of San Antonio in Basey, Samar Typhoon Haiyan's storm surge may contaminate aquifer for years
Released April 14, 2015
News From the Field
diatom species Coexisting in a sea of competition
Released April 13, 2015
News From the Field
The blob in April 2014 'Warm blob' in Pacific Ocean linked to weird weather across the U.S.
Released April 9, 2015
News From the Field
A. David McGuire, right, and Tom Sinclair, left Scientists predict gradual, prolonged permafrost greenhouse gas emissions
Released April 8, 2015
News From the Field
a coronal mass ejection Sun experiences seasonal changes, new research finds
Released April 7, 2015
News From the Field
Discoveries See All
aerial view of  volcano Yellowstone magma discovery
NSF-funded seismologists at the University of Utah discover magma hidden beneath Yellowstone's supervolcano
Released  April 23, 2015

Collage of images showing algae in alakes and researcher Earth Day is on the horizon. But is 'greener' always better?
Not when it's the bright green waters of algae-fouled lakes and rivers
Released  April 15, 2015

photo of the aurora in green Springtime night lights: Finding the aurora
Aurorasaurus project allows aurora-viewers around the world to compare sightings
Released  March 31, 2015

 forest Shrinking habitats have adverse effects on world ecosystems--and ultimately people
Extensive study of global habitat fragmentation points to major trouble ahead
Released  March 23, 2015

Chein-shiung Wu Pioneering women in STEM
Names you should know, in celebration of Women's History Month
Released  March 17, 2015

Events Calendar See All

March 16, 2015  - May 6, 2015
2015 NRT Informational Webinars
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May 20, 2015
NSF Day at Texas Tech
Workshop

June 1, 2015  - June 2, 2015
NSF Grants Conference - Tampa, FL
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GEO Advisory Cmte Report on Ocean Drilling, 2012
GEO Vision, A Report of AC-GEO (10/09)
Strategic Framework for Topical Areas, 2012 (Follow on to GEO Vision)
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U.S. Global Change Research Program
Merit Review Broader Impacts Criterion: Representative Activities
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Dear Colleague Letter: Belmont Forum - Multilateral International Opportunities Fund Initiative (Closes: 12/1/2015)
Proposal Submission Guidelines for the Integrative Programs Section (IPS)
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