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Recently Announced Funding Opportunities See All

Ocean Sciences Postdoctoral Research Fellowships
(NSF  14-607) Posted August 29, 2014

Dynamics of Coupled Natural and Human Systems
(NSF  14-601) Posted August 13, 2014

Science and Technology Centers: Integrative Partnerships
(NSF  14-600) Posted August 13, 2014

Graduate Research Fellowship Program
(NSF  14-590) Posted August 1, 2014

Partnerships for International Research and Education
(NSF  14-587) Posted July 21, 2014

Upcoming Due Dates See All

Tribal Colleges and Universities Program
(NSF  14-572) Full Proposal: September 16, 2014, Targeted STEM Infusion Projects

ADVANCE: Increasing the Participation and Advancement of Women in Academic Science and Engineering Careers
(NSF  14-573) Full Proposal: September 22, 2014, Partnerships for Learning and Adaptation Networks: Institutions of Higher Education (PLAN IHE)

Cooperative Studies Of The Earth's Deep Interior
(NSF  11-548) Full Proposal: September 22, 2014

EarthScope National Office
(NSF  14-553) Full Proposal: September 26, 2014

Industry/University Cooperative Research Centers Program
(NSF  13-594) Full Proposal: September 26, 2014, Planning Grant and Full Center Proposal

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Scott Borg, Section Head, Antarctic Sciences Scott Borg nominated for SAMMIE award
Updated May 5, 2014
A scientist examines an ice core in West Antarctica Deep Core Complete: WAIS Divide project finishes 5-year effort
Updated January 19, 2012
A chartered Australian Airbus A319 lands near McMurdo Station on 23 September 2010. USAP begins 2010-2011 antarctic field season
Updated September 30, 2010
Discoveries See All
Stream restoration involving reconnection of an urban waterway near Baltimore with its floodplain. A river runs through it: U.S. cities' waterways show consistent patterns of evolution
Urban waters record salt in our food, cement in our sidewalks
Released  September 10, 2014

Mark Clementz samples teeth from the lower jaw of a manatee Understanding how ancestors of today's mammals responded to climate change
Research provides valuable insights for future environmental challenges
Released  August 18, 2014

Loihi Seamount structures built by iron-oxidizing microbes. Rust villages of the deep: In Pele's shadow, iron oxide, or rust, comes to life
Elaborate Hawaiian seamount structures built by iron-oxidizing microbes
Released  August 7, 2014

fire ants on a plant Border crossing: 10 things to know about invasive fire ants on the march
Are fire ants using habitat corridors to advance the front?
Released  August 1, 2014

French green clays in pots, bottles and soap on a counter New answer to MRSA, other 'superbug' infections: clay minerals?
Researchers discover natural clay deposits with antibacterial properties
Released  July 17, 2014

Events Calendar See All

September 23, 2014  - September 24, 2014
Advisory Committee for Environmental Research and Education
Advisory Committee Meeting

September 23, 2014
Webinar on Revolutionizing Engineering Departments (RED)
Webcast

October 6, 2014  - October 7, 2014
NSF Grants Conference - Arlington, VA
Outreach

October 29, 2014  - October 30, 2014
Advisory Committee for Geosciences
Advisory Committee Meeting

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GEO Advisory Cmte Report on Ocean Drilling, 2012
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