Division of Astronomical Sciences
Management and Operations of the National Astronomy and Ionosphere Center
This program has been archived.
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). NSF anticipates release of
the PAPPG in the Fall of 2014. Please be advised that, depending on the specified due date,
the guidelines contained in NSF 15-1 may apply to proposals submitted in response to this
Proposals are solicited to manage and operate the National Astronomy and Ionosphere Center (NAIC) through a cooperative agreement with the National Science Foundation (NSF). NAIC provides Federally-funded, ground-based observing facilities for radio astronomy, planetary radar, and terrestrial aeronomy. Proposals should cover the five-year period beginning October 1, 2005, and should describe how the proposer will provide forefront observing capabilities and support for US astronomers; lead development of new instruments and techniques; support a top quality scientific staff; archive and disseminate observational results; provide education programs at all levels; and coordinate partnerships with universities, non-Federal observatories, and industry in support of these objectives.
What Has Been Funded (Recent Awards Made Through This Program, with Abstracts)
Map of Recent Awards Made Through This Program