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Earth Sciences (EAR)

Special Announcements

  • Newly Released: EAR to the Ground, Winter 2015
  • EAR to the Ground is a newsletter designed to share information about NSF's Division of Earth Sciences. If you would like to subscribe to EAR to the Ground, send an email to:
    listserv@listserv.nsf.gov.  The text of the email must be in this format: subscribe [listname] [subscriber's name].  For example: subscribe EARTH Alfred Wegener

Programs and Funding Opportunities

Key: Crosscutting Crosscutting | NSF Wide Flag NSF-wide

Deep Earth Processes Section (DEP)
bullet Earth Sciences: Instrumentation and Facilities  (EAR/IF)
bullet EarthScope
bullet Geophysics  (PH)
bullet Petrology and Geochemistry  (CH)
bullet Tectonics
Surface Earth Processes Section (SEP)
bullet EAR Education and Human Resources  (EH) Crosscutting
bullet Geobiology and Low-Temperature Geochemistry
bullet Geomorphology and Land Use Dynamics
bullet Hydrologic Sciences
bullet Sedimentary Geology and Paleobiology  (SGP)
Special Programs Related to EAR
bullet Cooperative Studies Of The Earth's Deep Interior  (CSEDI) Crosscutting
bullet Dynamics of Coupled Natural and Human Systems  (CNH)
bullet GeoPRISMS Program
Special Programs in Geosciences Education Related to EAR
bullet EAR Education and Human Resources  (EH) Crosscutting
Critical Zone Observatories (CZO)
Paleo Perspectives on Climate Change (P2C2)
EarthScope National Office (ESNO)
Advancing Digitization of Biodiversity Collections (ADBC)
Continental Scientific Drilling Coordination Office for the Division of Earth Sciences (CSDCO)
Genealogy of Life FY 2016 (GoLife)
Geoinformatics (GI)
Improving Undergraduate STEM Education: Pathways into Geoscience (IUSE: GEOPATHS)
Integrated Earth Systems (IES)
Management and Operation of the National Geophysical Observatory for Geoscience (NGEO)
Prediction of and Resilience against Extreme Events (PREEVENTS)

Featured NSF-wide Programs

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Recently Announced Funding Opportunities See All

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

Tectonics
(NSF  16-556) Posted March 31, 2016

Innovation Corps- National Innovation Network Sites Program
(NSF  16-547) Posted February 26, 2016


Upcoming Due Dates See All

Research Experiences for Undergraduates
(NSF  13-542) Full Proposal: May 27, 2016, Deadline for REU Site proposals requiring access to Antarctica. All other REU Site proposals must be submitted to the August REU deadline.

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

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

Petrology and Geochemistry
(NSF  15-557) Full Proposal: July 8, 2016

Tectonics
(NSF  16-556) Full Proposal: July 8, 2016


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
Kashmir Himalaya region New study finds major earthquake threat from the Riasi fault in the Himalayas
Released May 17, 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
Mike Garcia studying Kilauea volcano Kilauea: Up close and personal with red hot science!
Released May 16, 2016
Science Nation
illustration of Cynarctus Fossil dog represents a new species, Penn paleontology grad student finds
Released May 11, 2016
News From the Field



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