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Infographic: Earth Day at NSF

NSF investments help us understand and protect the environment

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NSF-supported research helps us understand and protect our environment.
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April 18, 2016

The National Science Foundation (NSF) supports research across all fields of science and engineering, from astronomy to zoology. Much of it has a role to play in helping us better understand  -- and protect -- our environment. In honor of Earth Week, we're sharing stories of NSF-supported research with an environmental focus, from across the disciplines NSF funds. The infographic above describes just a few of examples, including:

  • Bringing mathematics to sea ice research
  • Teaching Earth Science teachers
  • Outwitting poachers with artificial intelligence

Learn more about these stories.