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Earth Sciences (EAR)

Special Announcements

  • Newly Released:  EAR to the Ground, Summer 2015 Edition 

  • EAR to the Ground is a newsletter designed to share information about NSF's Division of Earth Sciences. If you would like to subscribe to EAR to the Ground, send an email to:
    listserv@listserv.nsf.gov.  The text of the email must be in this format: subscribe [listname] [subscriber's name].  For example: subscribe EARTH Alfred Wegener

Programs and Funding Opportunities

Key: Crosscutting Crosscutting | NSF Wide Flag NSF-wide

Deep Earth Processes Section (DEP)
bullet Earth Sciences: Instrumentation and Facilities  (EAR/IF)
bullet EarthScope
bullet Geophysics  (PH)
bullet Petrology and Geochemistry  (CH)
bullet Tectonics
Surface Earth Processes Section (SEP)
bullet EAR Education and Human Resources  (EH) Crosscutting
bullet Geobiology and Low-Temperature Geochemistry
bullet Geomorphology and Land Use Dynamics
bullet Hydrologic Sciences
bullet Sedimentary Geology and Paleobiology  (SGP)
Special Programs Related to EAR
bullet Cooperative Studies Of The Earth's Deep Interior  (CSEDI) Crosscutting
bullet Dynamics of Coupled Natural and Human Systems  (CNH)
bullet GeoPRISMS Program
Special Programs in Geosciences Education Related to EAR
bullet EAR Education and Human Resources  (EH) Crosscutting
Critical Zone Observatories (CZO)
Paleo Perspectives on Climate Change (P2C2)
EarthScope National Office (ESNO)
Advancing Digitization of Biodiversity Collections (ADBC)
Continental Scientific Drilling Coordination Office for the Division of Earth Sciences (CSDCO)
EarthCube: Crosscutting
Genealogy of Life (GoLife)
Geoinformatics (GI)
Improving Undergraduate STEM Education: Pathways into Geoscience (IUSE: GEOPATHS)
Integrated Earth Systems (IES)
Software Infrastructure for Sustained Innovation - S2I2 (SI2-S2I2) Crosscutting

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Recently Announced Funding Opportunities See All

EarthScope
(NSF  15-578) Posted June 11, 2015

Advancing Digitization of Biodiversity Collections
(NSF  15-576) Posted June 2, 2015

NSF Earth Sciences Postdoctoral Fellowships
(NSF  15-568) Posted May 12, 2015

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

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


Upcoming Due Dates See All

EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Improvement Program Track-1:
(NSF  15-566) Full Proposal: August 4, 2015

Improving Undergraduate STEM Education: Pathways into Geoscience
(NSF  15-526) Letter of Intent: August 14, 2015, Letter of Intent (Required) Due Date

International Research Experiences for Students
(NSF  12-551) Full Proposal: August 18, 2015

Research Experiences for Undergraduates
(NSF  13-542) Full Proposal: August 26, 2015, Deadline for REU Site proposals except those requiring access to Antarctica

Cooperative Studies Of The Earth's Deep Interior
(NSF  11-548) Full Proposal: September 28, 2015


News See All

visual inspection of a sediment core Study finds abrupt climate change may have rocked the cradle of civilization
Released July 23, 2015
News From the Field
Stupa in Khumjung damaged during the earthquake Scripps researchers map out trajectory of April 2015 earthquake in Nepal
Released July 22, 2015
News From the Field
Mexico's Grijalva cuspate delta Predicting the shape of river deltas
Released July 22, 2015
News From the Field
Trees Infectious disease ecology, forest biodiversity, urban ecology featured at upcoming conference
Released July 15, 2015
Press Release
earth and environment graphic Global sea levels have risen 6 meters or more with just slight global warming
Released July 9, 2015
News From the Field



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