Earth Sciences Special Announcements
October 31, 2016
- EAR introduces their Updates site, a new tool to more quickly disseminate information to the community. (September 2016)
- Newly Released: EAR to the Ground, Summer 2016
- 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:
firstname.lastname@example.org. The text of the email must be in this format: subscribe [listname] [subscriber's name]. For example: subscribe EARTH Alfred Wegener
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