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Division of Environmental Biology

BIO has posted revised Guidance on Data Management plans (updated 2/20/13).  Please review before submitting a proposal to the Directorate for Biological Sciences.  

Division of Environmental Biology
debquestions@nsf.gov, (703) 292-8480

General inquiries regarding this program should be made to:

Solicitation 15-500

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.

Preliminary Proposal Deadline Date:  January 25, 2016

January 23, Annually Thereafter

Full Proposal Deadline Date:  August 2, 2016

August 2, Annually Thereafter

The Division of Environmental Biology (DEB) supports fundamental research on populations, species, communities, and ecosystems. Scientific emphases range across many evolutionary and ecological patterns and processes at all spatial and temporal scales. Areas of research include biodiversity, phylogenetic systematics, molecular evolution, life history evolution, natural selection, ecology, biogeography, ecosystem structure, function and services, conservation biology, global change, and biogeochemical cycles. Research on organismal origins, functions, relationships, interactions, and evolutionary history may incorporate field, laboratory, or collection-based approaches; observational or manipulative experiments; synthesis activities; as well as theoretical approaches involving analytical, statistical, or computational modeling.

Ecosystem Science Cluster
Evolutionary Processes Cluster
Population and Community Ecology Cluster
Systematics and Biodiversity Science Cluster

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