OPP's Arctic Sciences at AGU
November 21, 2019
Program Directors from NSF’s OPP Arctic Sciences Programs will provide an overview of recent and upcoming news of interest to the research community. Topics will include staffing changes in the Arctic Section, program updates, and upcoming opportunities at NSF of interest to Arctic scientists. We anticipate giving a brief presentation with the bulk of the time devoted to questions and discussion.
11 AM-noon, Thursday, December 12, 2019
Room Monterrey I, Hotel Nikko (222 Mason St, San Francisco, CA 94102)
The U.S. National Science Foundation propels the nation forward by advancing fundamental research in all fields of science and engineering. NSF supports research and people by providing facilities, instruments and funding to support their ingenuity and sustain the U.S. as a global leader in research and innovation. With a fiscal year 2021 budget of $8.5 billion, NSF funds reach all 50 states through grants to nearly 2,000 colleges, universities and institutions. Each year, NSF receives more than 40,000 competitive proposals and makes about 11,000 new awards. Those awards include support for cooperative research with industry, Arctic and Antarctic research and operations, and U.S. participation in international scientific efforts.