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Recently Announced Funding Opportunities See All

Documenting Endangered Languages
(NSF  15-567) Posted May 5, 2015

EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Improvement Program Track-1:
(NSF  15-566) Posted May 5, 2015

GeoPRISMS Program
(NSF  15-564) Posted April 15, 2015

Sedimentary Geology and Paleobiology
(NSF  15-561) Posted March 27, 2015

Geomorphology and Land Use Dynamics
(NSF  15-560) Posted March 23, 2015

Upcoming Due Dates See All

Long Term Ecological Research
(NSF  15-535) Full Proposal: May 6, 2015

National Science Foundation Research Traineeship (NRT) Program
(NSF  15-542) Full Proposal: May 6, 2015, Applies to both tracks

Partnerships for International Research and Education
(NSF  14-587) Full Proposal: May 15, 2015

Archiving and Discovering of Data and Metadata Generated through Projects Funded by the NSF Arctic Sciences Section
(NSF  15-543) Full Proposal: May 18, 2015

Critical Techniques and Technologies for Advancing Foundations and Applications of Big Data Science & Engineering
(NSF  15-544) Full Proposal: May 20, 2015, Full Proposal Due

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News See All
monitoring the health of forest canopies Dull forest glow yields orbital tracking of photosynthesis
Released April 30, 2015
News From the Field
researcher in Antarctica Video: Research team discovers plant fossils previously unknown to Antarctica
Released April 29, 2015
Press Release
An ice core from the West Antarctic Ice Sheet Divide (WAIS Divide) project. Antarctic ice core reveals how sudden climate changes in North Atlantic moved south
Released April 29, 2015
Press Release
A helicopter flies the AEM sensor over Lake Frxyell in the McMurdo Dry Valleys. Discovered deep under Antarctic surface: Extensive, salty aquifer and potentially vast microbial habitat
Released April 28, 2015
Press Release
slow slip diagram Tidal tugs on Teflon faults drive slow-slipping earthquakes
Released April 27, 2015
News From the Field
macropore bubbling seepage and surface runoff Going with the flow?
Released April 23, 2015
News From the Field
Rice University researchers Study: Photosynthesis has unique isotopic signature
Released April 23, 2015
News From the Field
aerial view of volcano Scientists see deeper Yellowstone magma
Released April 23, 2015
News From the Field
Discoveries See All
a school of bigeye travellies fish Scientists map sustainability challenges in Baja California Sur fisheries
Conduct review of ecological and social data for 12 regions around Baja
Released  April 28, 2015

aerial view of  volcano Yellowstone magma discovery
NSF-funded seismologists at the University of Utah discover magma hidden beneath Yellowstone's supervolcano
Released  April 23, 2015

Collage of images showing algae in alakes and researcher Earth Day is on the horizon. But is 'greener' always better?
Not when it's the bright green waters of algae-fouled lakes and rivers
Released  April 15, 2015

photo of the aurora in green Springtime night lights: Finding the aurora
Aurorasaurus project allows aurora-viewers around the world to compare sightings
Released  March 31, 2015

 forest Shrinking habitats have adverse effects on world ecosystems--and ultimately people
Extensive study of global habitat fragmentation points to major trouble ahead
Released  March 23, 2015

Events Calendar See All

March 16, 2015  - May 6, 2015
2015 NRT Informational Webinars
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May 12, 2015
Forensics: Follow the Science
Congressional Hearing

May 20, 2015
NSF Day at Texas Tech
Workshop

June 1, 2015  - June 2, 2015
NSF Grants Conference - Tampa, FL
Outreach

June 17, 2015
ADVANCE IT and IT-Catalyst pre-proposal Technical Assistance Webinars
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Additional GEO Resources
GEO Advisory Cmte Report on Ocean Drilling, 2012
GEO Vision, A Report of AC-GEO (10/09)
Strategic Framework for Topical Areas, 2012 (Follow on to GEO Vision)
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U.S. Global Change Research Program
Merit Review Broader Impacts Criterion: Representative Activities
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Dear Colleague Letter: Recompetition of Operations and Management of NSF-Supported Facilities to Succeed the GAGE and SAGE Facilities
Proposal Submission Guidelines for the Integrative Programs Section (IPS)
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