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Recently Announced Funding Opportunities See All

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

Arctic Research Opportunities
(NSF  14-584) Posted July 14, 2014

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EarthScope
(NSF  14-552) Full Proposal: August 25, 2014

Research Experiences for Undergraduates
(NSF  13-542) Full Proposal: August 27, 2014, Deadline for REU Site proposals except those requiring access to Antarctica

Tribal Colleges and Universities Program
(NSF  14-572) Full Proposal: September 2, 2014, Instructional Capacity Excellence in TCUP Institutions

Innovation Corps Teams Program
(NSF  12-602) Full Proposal: September 15, 2014

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

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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
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

The NSF/NCAR C-130 aircraft outside a hangar Atmospheric scientists take to the skies to study Colorado Front Range ozone pollution
Results are applicable to metropolitan areas across the country, around the world
Released  July 15, 2014

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September 8, 2014
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