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Antarctic Program Information for New Investigators



Division of Antarctic Sciences (ANT)

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ANT science programs

bullet Antarctic Research solicitation (NSF 11-532) Target date for submitting proposals is 6 June 2011.
bullet U.S. Antarctic Program proposal preparation information (This material supplements the information in the Antarctic Research solicitation and is provided to assist proposers in developing their proposals for Antarctic research.  Additional information can be found on USAP.gov)
bullet OPP Guidelines and Award Conditions for Scientific Data (These guidelines from the Office of Polar Programs at the National Science Foundation (NSF) set out special conditions applicable to OPP grants to implement the Foundation's Data Management Policy by assuring timely submission of OPP-award data to national data centers and other OPP-specified repositories for secondary use by the scientific community.)
bullet Recent awards for Antarctic research (All ANT programs)

NSF proposal and award policy information

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bullet Grant Proposal Guide
bullet Award and Administration Guide
bullet NSF Policy Office


U.S. Antarctic Program web portal (usap.gov)

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bullet Polar Ice (web-based software application used to assist in deployment preparation and to coordinate and facilitate support for antarctic research)
bullet Information for Proposers (links to support and logistics information on the U.S. Antarctic Program web portal)
bullet Science Planning Summaries (Summaries describing research field projects by antarctic field season)
bullet U.S. Antarctic Program Participants Guide (The book provides practical information about the U.S. Antarctic Program, preparation for deployment, transport of people and cargo, and living and working in Antarctica. The Guide answers many questions that arise during an initial deployment.)
bullet Vessel Science and Operations (USAP research ships specificiations and related information)

U.S. Antarctic Stations Webcams

bullet Antarctic Sun (USAP's online magazine)
bullet USAP Photo Library (Publicaly available photographs taken by U.S. Antarctic Program participants)




Last updated: 04/05/2011

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