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Recently Announced Funding Opportunities See All

Long-Term Ecological Research
(NSF  15-596) Posted July 31, 2015

Management and Operation of the IceCube Neutrino Observatory (ICNO)
(NSF  15-587) Posted July 8, 2015

(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

Upcoming Due Dates See All

EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Improvement Program Track-1:
(NSF  15-566) Full Proposal: August 4, 2015

Improving Undergraduate STEM Education: Pathways into Geoscience
(NSF  15-526) Letter of Intent: August 14, 2015, Letter of Intent (Required) Due Date

Biological Oceanography
(PD  98-1650) Full Proposal: August 15, 2015

Chemical Oceanography
(PD  98-1670) Full Proposal: August 15, 2015

Marine Geology and Geophysics
(PD  98-1620) Full Proposal: August 15, 2015

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News See All
Bacteria attached to phytoplankton Research spotlights a previously unknown microbial 'drama' playing in the Southern Ocean
Released July 27, 2015
Press Release
visual inspection of a sediment core Study finds abrupt climate change may have rocked the cradle of civilization
Released July 23, 2015
News From the Field
Stupa in Khumjung damaged during the earthquake Scripps researchers map out trajectory of April 2015 earthquake in Nepal
Released July 22, 2015
News From the Field
Mexico's Grijalva cuspate delta Predicting the shape of river deltas
Released July 22, 2015
News From the Field
a variety of marine diatoms Ocean acidification may cause dramatic changes to phytoplankton
Released July 20, 2015
News From the Field
a flatworm Parasitic flatworms flout global biodiversity patterns
Released July 20, 2015
News From the Field
the research vessel Atlantis Centuries-old shipwreck discovered off North Carolina coast
Released July 17, 2015
News From the Field
robot submarine Sentry fitted with SyPRID samplers 'PlankZooka' larval sampler may revolutionize deep-ocean research
Released July 17, 2015
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Discoveries See All
Warthogs walking next to people in a village Wildlife species provide clues to spread of antibiotic resistance in Africa
Scientists uncover ways exposure increases, and resistance moves among humans, other animals, ecosystems
Released  July 29, 2015

a shark in the water The truth about sharks
With shark attacks, or bites, in the news, what's the story behind the story?
Released  July 27, 2015

truck in front of a cloudy sky at night Ten things to know about thunderstorms that strike at night
For the latest information, NSF talks with three atmospheric scientists
Released  July 22, 2015

trees in a snowy forest When a tree falls in the forest, whatís the impact on water resources?
With much of snow melt coming from forested areas, NSF-funded hydrologist Mukesh Kumarís research focuses on balancing forest management and water yield
Released  July 10, 2015

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

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August 18, 2015
National Science Foundation at the American Chemical Society Meeting

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

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

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GEO Advisory Cmte Report on Ocean Drilling, 2012
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