Division of Ocean Sciences - Fall 2002 Newsletter
NSF 04-003
(Replaces NSF 03-014)

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Proposal Target Dates/Deadlines


Target Dates/Deadlines

Ocean Section (OS)*

Unsolicited proposals for Biological Oceanography, Chemical Oceanography, and Physical Oceanography

Feb. 15 & Aug. 15

Marine Geosciences Section (MGS)*

Unsolicited proposals for Marine Geology & Geophysics and the Ocean Drilling Program

Feb. 15 & Aug. 15

Integrative Programs Section (IPS)

Instrumentation Development/OTIC

Feb. 15 & Aug. 15

Shipboard Scientific Support Equipment


Oceanographic Instrumentation


Ship Operations


Oceanographic Technical Services


Crosscutting/Interdisciplinary Opportunities

Climate Variability and Predictability (CLIVAR)

Feb. 15 & Aug. 15

Ridge Inter-Disciplinary Global Experiments
(Ridge 2000)

Feb. 15 & Aug. 15

Earth System History (ESH)

Oct. 15, 2003 (deadline)

Ecology of Harmful Algal Blooms (EU-US ECOHAB)

Oct. 16, 2003 (deadline)

Integrated Carbon Cycle Research (ICCR)

Oct. 22, 2003 (deadline)

Continental Margins Research (MARGINS)

Nov. 3, 2003 (deadline)

Long-Term Ecological Reserch (LTER)

Jan. 13, 2004 (deadline)

Research Experiences for Teachers (RET) Supplements

contact program

Other NSF Programs of interest to ocean scientists

Research Experiences for Undergraduate (REU) Program (contact research program regarding REU Supplements)

Sept. 15 (deadline)

Biocomplexity in the Environment (BE)

deadlines vary

Nanoscale Science and Engineering (NSE)

deadlines vary

Information Technology Research (ITR)

deadlines vary

Major Research Instrumentation (MRI)

Jan. 22, 2004 (deadline)

Ecology of Infectious Diseases (EID)

Feb. 13, 2004 (deadline)

CAREER (Faculty Early Career Development Program), Geosciences Directorate

July 22, 2004 (deadline)

Opportunities for Enhancing Diversity in the Geosciences (OEDG)

Oct. 18, 2004 (deadline)

* Proposals for field programs that require the use of University-National Oceanographic Laboratory System (UNOLS) ships in the following calendar year (2005) must be submitted by the February 15, 2004, target date.


Several new funding opportunities involving OCE have been announced recently. We encourage you to take a look at the following solicitations online at https://www.nsf.gov/home/geo/:

Research Experiences for Teachers (Supplements) (NSF 03-056). Contact relevant Program Officer and/or Lisa Rom (erom@nsf.gov) for further information.

Cooperative Activities in Environmental Research between the National Science Foundation and the European Commission: Ecology and Oceanography of Harmful Algae (NSF 03-580)
Deadline: Oct. 16, 2003

Ocean Observatories Initiative Project Office to Coordinate Ocean Observing Activiities (NSF 03-576)
Letter of Intent Due Date (required): Sept. 29, 2003
Full Proposal Deadline: Oct. 27, 2003

U.S. Science Support Program Associated with the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program (NSF 03-586)
Deadline: Nov. 3, 2003

Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) in Coastal Ocean Ecosystems (NSF 03-599)
Deadline: Jan. 13, 2004

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