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Recently Announced Funding Opportunities See All

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

Graduate Research Fellowship Program
(NSF  14-590) Posted August 1, 2014

Upcoming Due Dates See All

ADVANCE: Increasing the Participation and Advancement of Women in Academic Science and Engineering Careers
(NSF  14-573) Full Proposal: October 3, 2014, Partnerships for Learning and Adaptation Networks: STEM Disciplines (PLAN D)

NSF/DOE Partnership in Basic Plasma Science and Engineering
(NSF  13-596) Full Proposal: October 3, 2014

Documenting Endangered Languages
(NSF  14-580) Full Proposal: October 6, 2014

Geospace Environment Modeling
(NSF  10-510) Full Proposal: October 15, 2014

Paleo Perspectives on Climate Change
(NSF  13-576) Full Proposal: October 15, 2014

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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
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

educators shooting video for virtual field trip to Grand Canyon Accomplished research scientists are also outstanding teachers of undergraduates
Of the 15 recently announced Howard Hughes Medical Institute Professors--who will receive $1 million over five years to pursue innovative ideas in the undergraduate science classroom--13 have received support from the National Science Foundation
Released  September 18, 2014

Stream restoration involving reconnection of an urban waterway near Baltimore with its floodplain. A river runs through it: U.S. cities' waterways show consistent patterns of evolution
Urban waters record salt in our food, cement in our sidewalks
Released  September 10, 2014

Mark Clementz samples teeth from the lower jaw of a manatee Understanding how ancestors of today's mammals responded to climate change
Research provides valuable insights for future environmental challenges
Released  August 18, 2014

Loihi Seamount structures built by iron-oxidizing microbes. Rust villages of the deep: In Pele's shadow, iron oxide, or rust, comes to life
Elaborate Hawaiian seamount structures built by iron-oxidizing microbes
Released  August 7, 2014

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