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Recently Announced Funding Opportunities See All

NSF/DOE Partnership in Basic Plasma Science and Engineering
(NSF  16-564) Posted May 9, 2016

Curatorial Stewardship of a National Collection of Geological Rock & Sediment Cores from Antarctica and the Southern Ocean
(NSF  16-563) Posted May 6, 2016

Prediction of and Resilience against Extreme Events
(NSF  16-562) Posted May 5, 2016

GeoPRISMS Program
(NSF  16-560) Posted April 25, 2016

EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Improvement Program Track-1:
(NSF  16-557) Posted March 31, 2016

Upcoming Due Dates See All

Antarctic Artists and Writers Program
(NSF  16-542) Full Proposal: June 1, 2016

(NSF  12-598) Full Proposal: June 1, 2016

GEO Opportunities for Leadership in Diversity
(NSF  16-516) Full Proposal: June 2, 2016, Full Proposal (Invited Only) Submission Deadline

Inclusion across the Nation of Communities of Learners of Underrepresented Discoverers in Engineering and Science
(NSF  16-544) Full Proposal: June 24, 2016, Design and Development Launch Pilots

EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Improvement Program Track-1:
(NSF  16-557) Letter of Intent: July 5, 2016

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News See All
Elizabeth Thomas holds half of a sediment core A history of snowfall on Greenland, hidden in ancient leaf waxes
Released May 23, 2016
News From the Field
medal President Obama honors nation's leading scientists and innovators
Released May 20, 2016
Press Release
Solar Superstorms - Narrated by Benedict Cumberbatch Scientific visualizations heat up new documentary that helps explain sunís strange phenomena
Released May 20, 2016
Media Advisory
a drilled section of the 2.1-mile deep ice core Will more snow over Antarctica offset rising seas? Don't count on it
Released May 19, 2016
News From the Field
Kashmir Himalaya region New study finds major earthquake threat from the Riasi fault in the Himalayas
Released May 17, 2016
News From the Field
deployment of the Endurance World's richest source of oceanographic data now operational at Rutgers
Released May 16, 2016
News From the Field
a drilling rig in Carroll County, Ohio UC geologists identify sources of methane, greenhouse gas, in Ohio, Colorado and Texas
Released May 16, 2016
News From the Field
Tropical Pacific Ocean map Polluted dust can impact ocean life thousands of miles away, study says
Released May 16, 2016
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Photo of Jim Kurose and family at graduation Asian Pacific American Heritage Month and the power of global citizenship
Three NSF leaders reflect on their heritage
Released  May 23, 2016

Roger Wakimoto, NSF Assistant Director for Geosciences, in the field conducting tornado research. Five things you need to know about tornadoes
May is the peak month for twisters
Released  May 11, 2016

inaugural national science board members wearing party hats It's our birthday!
A celebration of NSF-funded research
Released  May 10, 2016

Fish swimming by a healthy coral reef in the Line Islands in the central Pacific Ocean. Too much algae -- and too many microbes -- threaten coral reefs
'Microbialization' destroys reef habitats
Released  April 26, 2016

earth day infographic Infographic: Earth Day at NSF
NSF investments help us understand and protect the environment
Released  April 18, 2016

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November 9, 2015  - December 9, 2016
2016 NRT Informational Webinars

June 1, 2016
Webinar: Understanding SBIR & STTR Phase I Application Process

June 27, 2016
SBIR Road Tour - Wyoming

June 29, 2016
SBIR Road Tour - Nebraska

June 30, 2016
SBIR Road Tour - Kansas

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