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FUNDING > Biological Oceanography

Division of Ocean Sciences

David L. Garrison, (703) 292-8582

Julie B. Kellner, (703) 292-2688

Michael Sieracki, (703) 292-7585

Cynthia Suchman, (703) 292-2092

Daniel Thornhill, (703) 292-8143

Gayle Pugh, (703) 292-7589

Joann King, (703) 292-7596

Apply to PD 98-1650 as follows:

For full proposals submitted via FastLane: standard Grant Proposal Guidelines apply.
For full proposals submitted via NSF Application Guide; A Guide for the Preparation and Submission of NSF Applications via Guidelines apply (Note: The NSF Application Guide is available on the website and on the NSF website at:

Important Information for Proposers

A revised version of the NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) (NSF 16-1), is effective for proposals submitted, or due, on or after January 25, 2016. Please be advised that, depending on the specified due date, the guidelines contained in NSF 16-1 may apply to proposals submitted in response to this funding opportunity.

Full Proposal Target Date:  August 15, 2016

August 15, Annually Thereafter

Full Proposal Target Date:  February 15, 2017

February 15, Annually Thereafter

The Biological Oceanography Program supports research in marine ecology broadly defined: relationships among aquatic organisms and their interactions with the environments of the oceans or Great Lakes. Projects submitted to the program for consideration are often interdisciplinary efforts that may include participation by other OCE Programs.  (See information provided under Related URLs below).

Program Officer for Biological Oceanography
Additional Program Information (Research Interests, Multi-disciplinary Programs, Community Planning, Supplements, Submisson Tips)

Ocean Section

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



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