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Tectonics

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David  M. Fountain dfountai@nsf.gov (703) 292-4751  785 N  
Stephen  S. Harlan sharlan@nsf.gov (703) 292-7707  785 N  

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PROGRAM GUIDELINES

Solicitation  09-542

SYNOPSIS

The Tectonics Program supports a broad range of field, laboratory, computational, and theoretical investigations aimed at understanding the formation, evolution, and deformation of continental lithosphere through time. Proposals to elucidate the processes that act on the lithosphere at various time-scales and length-scales, either at depth or the surface, are encouraged. Because understanding such large-scale phenomena commonly requires a variety of expertise and methods, the Tectonics Program supports integrated research involving the disciplines of structural geology, petrology, geochronology, sedimentology, stratigraphy, geomorphology, rock mechanics, paleomagnetics, geodesy, and other geophysical techniques.

RELATED PROGRAMS

Antarctic Earth Sciences Program

EarthScope

Continental Dynamics

Collaboration in Mathematical Geosciences

Earth Sciences: Instrumentation and Facilities

Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program

GeoPRISMS Program

Marine Geology and Geophysics

THIS PROGRAM IS PART OF

Deep Earth Processes Section


What Has Been Funded (Recent Awards Made Through This Program, with Abstracts)

Map of Recent Awards Made Through This Program

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