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Dimensions of Biodiversity

CONTACTS

Name Email Phone Room
Simon  Malcomber Dimensions@nsf.gov (703) 292-8227   
George  W. Gilchrist Dimensions@nsf.gov (703) 292-7138   
Matthew  D. Kane Dimensions@nsf.gov (703) 292-7186   
Douglas  Levey dlevey@nsf.gov (703) 292-5196   
Garth  Spellman gspellma@nsf.gov (703) 292-8610   
Kelly  Zamudio kzamudio@nsf.gov (703) 292-2992   
Arcady  Mushegian Dimensions@nsf.gov (703) 292-8528   
Reed  S. Beaman rsbeaman@nsf.gov (703) 292-7163   
Michael  Sieracki msierack@nsf.gov (703) 292-7585   

Contacts for US-São Paulo Collaborative Research Projects

Dr. Simon Malcomber, NSF BIO/DEB, telephone: (703) 292-8227, email: smalcomb@nsf.gov

Dr. Regina Costa de Oliveira, FAPESP, email: roliveira@fapesp.br

 

Contacts for US-China Collaborative Research Projects

Dr. Simon Malcomber, NSF BIO/DEB, telephone: (703) 292-8227, email: smalcomb@nsf.gov

Ms. Xiuping Liu, NSFC, email: liuxp@nsfc.gov.cn

PROGRAM GUIDELINES

Solicitation  15-533

Important Information for Proposers

A revised version of the NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) (NSF 15-1), is effective for proposals submitted, or due, on or after December 26, 2014. The PAPPG is consistent with, and, implements the new Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards (Uniform Guidance) (2 CFR 200). Please be advised that the guidelines contained in NSF 15-1 apply to proposals submitted in response to this funding opportunity.

DUE DATES

Full Proposal Deadline Date:  April 9, 2015

SYNOPSIS

Despite centuries of discovery, most of our planet's biodiversity remains unknown. The scale of the unknown diversity on Earth is especially troubling given the rapid and permanent loss of biodiversity across the globe. The goal of the Dimensions of Biodiversity campaign is to transform, by 2020, how we describe and understand the scope and role of life on Earth.

This campaign promotes novel integrative approaches to fill the most substantial gaps in our understanding of the diversity of life on Earth. It takes a broad view of biodiversity, and focuses on the intersection of genetic, phylogenetic, and functional dimensions of biodiversity. Successful proposals must integrate these three dimensions to understand interactions and feedbacks among them. While this focus complements several core programs in BIO and GEO, it differs by requiring that multiple dimensions of biodiversity be addressed simultaneously, in novel ways, to understand their synergistic roles in critical ecological and evolutionary processes.

The Dimensions of Biodiversity program again includes partnerships with the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) and São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) of Brazil in fiscal year 2015.

Investigators wishing to inquire about the suitability of potential projects for Dimensions of Biodiversity are encouraged to email a brief summary and contact information to Dimensions@nsf.gov.

RELATED URLS

Dimensions of Biodiversity Workforce REU-Broadening Participation Supplements

Dimensions of Biodiversity 2010-2013 Project Abstracts and Updates

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