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Recently Announced Funding Opportunities See All

EarthScope
(NSF  15-578) Posted June 11, 2015

Advancing Digitization of Biodiversity Collections
(NSF  15-576) Posted June 2, 2015

NSF Earth Sciences Postdoctoral Fellowships
(NSF  15-568) Posted May 12, 2015

Documenting Endangered Languages
(NSF  15-567) Posted May 5, 2015

EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Improvement Program Track-1:
(NSF  15-566) Posted May 5, 2015

Upcoming Due Dates See All

EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Improvement Program Track-1:
(NSF  15-566) Letter of Intent: July 7, 2015

Petrology and Geochemistry
(NSF  15-557) Full Proposal: July 10, 2015

GeoPRISMS Program
(NSF  15-564) Full Proposal: July 15, 2015

Coupling, Energetics, and Dynamics of Atmospheric Regions
(NSF  14-545) Full Proposal: July 17, 2015

Faculty Early Career Development Program
(NSF  15-555) Full Proposal: July 21, 2015, BIO, CISE, EHR

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News See All
water flowing between the ocean and the rocks A 'hydrothermal siphon' drives water circulation through the seafloor
Released June 26, 2015
News From the Field
GPS sensor deployed on Helheim Glacier Backward-moving glacier helps scientists explain glacial earthquakes
Released June 25, 2015
News From the Field
Amanda Greenwell National Science Foundation selects Amanda Hallberg Greenwell
Released June 22, 2015
Press Release
melting ice margin in Greenland Sudden shift in 'forcing' led to demise of Laurentide ice sheet
Released June 22, 2015
News From the Field
laser beam Height of light: Progress in lasers and other light sources
Released June 18, 2015
Special Report
drawing shwoing dinosaurs, fire and dry land Big dinosaurs steered clear of the tropics
Released June 15, 2015
Press Release
a species of marine centric diatom Genetic switch lets marine diatoms do less work at higher CO2
Released June 15, 2015
News From the Field
Saturn's north polar vortex Small thunderstorms may add up to massive cyclones on Saturn
Released June 15, 2015
News From the Field
Discoveries See All
Scientist in lake collecting sediment samples in Maine Methane-eating microorganisms help regulate emissions from wetlands
Without this process, methane emissions from freshwater wetlands could be 30 to 50 percent higher
Released  June 30, 2015

forest As Massachusetts ecosystems shrink, hard-working "hotspots" emerge
Researchers call hotspots valuable, but say their growing numbers might be cause for concern
Released  May 14, 2015

William Newman Earthquakes expose limits of scientific predictions
But math and science are refining ways to predict and limit impact of disasters
Released  May 7, 2015

a school of bigeye travellies fish Scientists map sustainability challenges in Baja California Sur fisheries
Conduct review of ecological and social data for 12 regions around Baja
Released  April 28, 2015

aerial view of  volcano Yellowstone magma discovery
NSF-funded seismologists at the University of Utah discover magma hidden beneath Yellowstone's supervolcano
Released  April 23, 2015

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August 28, 2015
NSF Day at the University of Alaska Anchorage (POSTPONED)
Training

November 2, 2015  - November 3, 2015
NSF Grants Conference - Arlington, VA
Conference

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