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Hydrologic Sciences

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Thomas  Torgersen ttorgers@nsf.gov (703) 292-8549  785 N  
Ni Bin  Chang nchang@nsf.gov 703-292-8549   
Shemin  Ge sge@nsf.gov 703-292-8549   

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PROGRAM GUIDELINES

Solicitation  13-531

DUE DATES

Full Proposal Deadline Date:  December 5, 2014

December 5, Annually Thereafter

Full Proposal Deadline Date:  June 1, 2015

June 1, Annually Thereafter

SYNOPSIS

The Hydrologic Sciences Program focuses on the fluxes of water in the environment that constitute the water cycle as well as the mass and energy transport function of the water cycle in the environment.  The Program supports studying processes from rainfall to runoff to infiltration and streamflow; evaporation and transpiration; as well as the flow of water in soils and aquifers and the transport of suspended, dissolved and colloidal components.  Water is seen as the mode of coupling among various components of the environment and emphasis is placed on how the coupling is enabled by the water cycle and how it functions as a process.  The Hydrologic Sciences Program retains a strong focus on linking the fluxes of water and the components carried by water across the boundaries between various interacting components of the terrestrial system and the mechanisms by which these fluxes co-organize over a variety of timescales and/or alter the fundamentals of the interacting components.  The Program is also interested in how water interacts with the solid phase, the landscape and the ecosystem as well as how such interactions and couplings are altered by land use and climate change.  Studies may address aqueous geochemistry and solid phase interactions as well as physical, chemical, and biological processes as coupled to water transport. These studies commonly involve expertise from basic sciences and mathematics, and proposals may require joint review with related programs.  The Hydrologic Sciences Program will also consider some synthesis activities.

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THIS PROGRAM IS PART OF

Surface Earth Processes Section


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