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Recently Announced Funding Opportunities See All

Software Infrastructure for Sustained Innovation - S2I2
(NSF  15-553) Posted March 6, 2015

Critical Techniques and Technologies for Advancing Foundations and Applications of Big Data Science & Engineering
(NSF  15-544) Posted February 19, 2015

Archiving and Discovering of Data and Metadata Generated through Projects Funded by the NSF Arctic Sciences Section
(NSF  15-543) Posted February 11, 2015

National Science Foundation Research Traineeship (NRT) Program
(NSF  15-542) Posted February 5, 2015

Long Term Ecological Research
(NSF  15-535) Posted January 6, 2015

Upcoming Due Dates See All

Cultivating Cultures for Ethical STEM
(NSF  15-528) Full Proposal: March 12, 2015

Improving Undergraduate STEM Education: Pathways into Geoscience
(NSF  15-526) Full Proposal: March 16, 2015, Full Proposal Submission Deadline

Tribal Colleges and Universities Program
(NSF  14-572) Full Proposal: March 16, 2015, PArtnerships for Geoscience Education

EarthCube:
(NSF  13-529) Full Proposal: March 19, 2015, EarthCube Integrative Activities

Genealogy of Life
(NSF  15-520) Full Proposal: March 25, 2015, Fourth Wednesday in March, Annually Thereafter

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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
two images of a snowflake Road safety through snowflake imaging
Technology that delivers incredible mid-air snowflake images may now help improve road safety
Released  March 2, 2015

DOW scientists Karen Kosiba and Traeger Meyer with radar truck Mission impossible? New England's snowstorm 'bomb' from inside a Doppler-on-Wheels
Trapped in gale-force winds for 24 hours, scientists got the data
Released  February 11, 2015

coral reef and fish near Philippines Good news and bad news for coral reefs
There's good news related to marine protected areas, but bad news related to loss of coral cover
Released  February 9, 2015

houses in the Los Rios region of south-central Chile. Field fever, harvest fever, rat catcher's yellows: Leptospirosis by any name is a serious disease
Infection is more prevalent in lower-income tropical areas
Released  February 3, 2015

cover of Frontiers in ecology journal Drylands: Desolate, scorched, uninhabitable? Scientists say otherwise
Complex ecosystem is patchwork of grasses, shrubs, agricultural fields, urban-dwelling species, including humans
Released  February 2, 2015

Events Calendar See All

March 19, 2015  - March 20, 2015
Improving Undergraduate STEM Education (IUSE) Panel Meeting
Panel

April 1, 2015
NSF Day at the University of Washington Bothell
Workshop

May 20, 2015
NSF Day at Texas Tech
Workshop

June 1, 2015  - June 2, 2015
NSF Grants Conference - Tampa, FL
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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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