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Recently Announced Funding Opportunities See All

Management of UNOLS Marine Technician Pool
(NSF  15-525) Posted November 26, 2014

Cyber-Innovation for Sustainability Science and Engineering
(NSF  15-524) Posted November 25, 2014

Genealogy of Life
(NSF  15-520) Posted November 20, 2014

National Nanotechnology Coordinated Infrastructure
(NSF  15-519) Posted November 18, 2014

EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Improvement Program: Track-2
(NSF  15-517) Posted November 17, 2014

Upcoming Due Dates See All

Geophysics
(NSF  12-598) Full Proposal: December 3, 2014

Interdisciplinary Research in Hazards and Disasters
(NSF  14-581) Full Proposal: December 3, 2014

Hydrologic Sciences
(NSF  13-531) Full Proposal: December 5, 2014

Ocean Sciences Postdoctoral Research Fellowships
(NSF  14-607) Full Proposal: December 8, 2014

Tribal Colleges and Universities Program
(NSF  14-572) Full Proposal: December 9, 2014, Small Grants for Research

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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
visualizations of data from a simulation of plasma turbulence in Earth's ionosphere A deep dive into plasma
Renowned physicist uses NSF-supported supercomputer and visualization resources to gain insight into plasma dynamic
Released  November 20, 2014

Starfish with sea star wasting disease Virus fingered as top suspect in West Coast sea star wasting disease
Deadly culprit identified as type of parvovirus
Released  November 17, 2014

Rutgers-Newark graduate students  with high-school student and a ground-penetrating radar Forging the path
Geoscience program blossoms into statewide effort to broaden participation in science and engineering
Released  November 12, 2014

The endangered Sierra Nevada yellow-legged frog sitting on a rock "Microbiome" of Sierra Nevada yellow-legged frogs shifts during infectious disease outbreaks
Interaction between microbiome and infectious pathogens may drive disease
Released  November 12, 2014

cherry-sized fruits of a tree species in Thailand Fruits of the forest gone: Overhunting of large animals has catastrophic effects on trees
As the animals go, so go tropical forests
Released  November 12, 2014

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