OPP Arctic Sciences - Open Meeting
February 6, 2020
Program Directors from NSF’s OPP Arctic Sciences Section will provide an overview of their programs, as well as upcoming opportunities at NSF of interest to Arctic scientists. Organizers anticipate giving a brief presentation with the bulk of the time devoted to questions and discussion.
Where: Ocean Sciences Meeting, San Diego, SDCC – 1B, UL
When: Tuesday, February 18, 2020
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 2020 budget of $8.3 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.