New DCL: Programmatic Changes to SBS Cluster
A new Dear Colleague Letter (NSF 17-052) and accompanying FAQ (NSF 17-054) describe upcoming programmatic changes to the Systematics and Biodiversity Science (SBS) Cluster of the Division of Environmental Biology. A new SBS Program Description will be posted on the SBS Cluster page in Fall 2017 to reflect the changes described in the DCL and FAQ.
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