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Recently Announced Funding Opportunities See All

GeoPrisms Program
(NSF  14-556) Posted April 10, 2014

EarthScope National Office
(NSF  14-553) Posted April 8, 2014

EarthScope
(NSF  14-552) Posted April 8, 2014

Geomorphology and Land Use Dynamics
(NSF  14-550) Posted April 2, 2014

U.S. Science Support Program associated with the International Ocean Discovery Program
(NSF  14-549) Posted April 2, 2014

Upcoming Due Dates See All

Catalyzing New International Collaborations
(NSF  13-605) Full Proposal: April 22, 2014

Sustainability Research Networks Competition
(NSF  14-534) Full Proposal: April 29, 2014

Antarctic Artists and Writers Program
(NSF  13-540) Full Proposal: May 1, 2014

CubeSat-based Science Missions for Geospace and Atmospheric Research
(NSF  14-535) Full Proposal: May 12, 2014

National Science Foundation Research Traineeship (NRT) Program
(NSF  14-548) Letter of Intent: May 20, 2014, NRT Letter of Intent

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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
Measuring and cutting a WAIS Divide ice core at the National Ice Core Lab near Denver. On the line -- Studying West Antarctic Ice Cores
Updated August 24, 2010
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title slide showing images of fish, water and trees Earth Day in the future: What will it be like?
Scientists peer into the next decades of environmental change on Planet Earth
Released  April 15, 2014

granite domes and conifer trees in the mountains Granite bedrock and sequoia forests 'communicate' in the Sierra Nevada
Research reveals the coevolution of life and landscapes
Released  April 3, 2014

aerial view of burning lava NSF-funded researchers use new models to explore Earth's interior
New findings from Arizona State University can help explain the geochemistry of lava
Released  March 31, 2014

Ilya Bindeman Will the Yellowstone supervolcano erupt in our lifetime?
Researcher studies the past to predict the future
Released  March 25, 2014

Closeup of fossil bone structure Snakes Alive! NSF-funded researchers find oldest fossil evidence of modern African venomous snakes
Seasonal habitats may have given rise to active hunters earlier than previously reported
Released  March 19, 2014

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April 22, 2014  - April 23, 2014
Improving Undergraduate STEM Education (IUSE) Panel Meeting
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May 12, 2014  - May 13, 2014
Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program Panel Meeting
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June 23, 2014  - June 24, 2014
NSF Grants Conference - Denver, CO
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GEO Advisory Cmte Report on Ocean Drilling, 2012
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U.S. Global Change Research Program
Merit Review Broader Impacts Criterion: Representative Activities
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Investing in Science, Engineering, and Education for the Nation's Future - National Science Foundation Strategic Plan for 2014-2018
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