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Recently Announced Funding Opportunities See All

Major Research Instrumentation Program:
(NSF  15-504) Posted October 15, 2014

Tectonics
(NSF  14-609) Posted September 19, 2014

Ocean Sciences Postdoctoral Research Fellowships
(NSF  14-607) Posted August 29, 2014

Dynamics of Coupled Natural and Human Systems
(NSF  14-601) Posted August 13, 2014

Science and Technology Centers: Integrative Partnerships
(NSF  14-600) Posted August 13, 2014

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Graduate Research Fellowship Program
(NSF  14-590) Full Proposal: November 3, 2014, Social Sciences; Psychology; STEM Education and Learning

Graduate Research Fellowship Program
(NSF  14-590) Full Proposal: November 4, 2014, Life Sciences; Geosciences

East Asia and Pacific Summer Institutes for U.S. Graduate Students
(NSF  13-593) Full Proposal: November 13, 2014

Integrated Earth Systems
(NSF  12-613) Full Proposal: November 14, 2014

Oceanographic Facilities and Equipment Support
(NSF  13-589) Full Proposal: November 17, 2014, Oceanographic Technical Services

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Scott Borg, Section Head, Antarctic Sciences Scott Borg nominated for SAMMIE award
Updated May 5, 2014
A scientist examines an ice core in West Antarctica Deep Core Complete: WAIS Divide project finishes 5-year effort
Updated January 19, 2012
A chartered Australian Airbus A319 lands near McMurdo Station on 23 September 2010. USAP begins 2010-2011 antarctic field season
Updated September 30, 2010
Discoveries See All
cropping patterns over north Texas Selling and buying water rights
NSF Innovation Corps awardees founded the company Mammoth Trading to provide a neutral, centralized resource
Released  October 29, 2014

health workers in biohazard gear Halting the spread of Ebola: Nigeria a model for quick action, scientists find
Rapid control measures critical to stopping the virus in its tracks
Released  October 16, 2014

sunflowers in a  farm field next to houses Ten things to know about the flowers of fall: Sunflowers
Scientists unfurl common flowers' genetic secrets
Released  October 14, 2014

dunes and desert vegetation Sleeping sands of the Kalahari awaken after more than 10,000 years
Overgrazing leaves desert's red dunes blowing in the African wind
Released  October 8, 2014

photo of tropical forest Expensive cup o'joe? Blame coffee farm rust fungus
To find answers, scientists study ecological complexity of Mexican, Central American coffee plantations
Released  September 29, 2014

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November 6, 2014
Advisory Committee for International Science and Engineering
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November 18, 2014  - November 19, 2014
Centers for Chemical Innovation PI Meeting
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December 8, 2014
NSF Day in Baltimore, MD
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