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Division of Ocean Sciences

Biological Oceanography


Name Email Phone Room
David  L. Garrison dgarriso@nsf.gov (703) 292-8582   
Julie  B. Kellner jkellner@nsf.gov (703) 292-2688   
Michael  Sieracki msierack@nsf.gov (703) 292-7585   
Cynthia  Suchman csuchman@nsf.gov (703) 292-2092   
Daniel  Thornhill dthornhi@nsf.gov (703) 292-8143   
Gayle  Pugh gpugh@nsf.gov (703) 292-7589   
Joann  King jking@nsf.gov (703) 292-7596   


Apply to PD 98-1650 as follows:

For full proposals submitted via FastLane: standard Grant Proposal Guide proposal preparation guidelines apply.
For full proposals submitted via Grants.gov: the NSF Grants.gov Application Guide; A Guide for the Preparation and Submission of NSF Applications via Grants.gov Guidelines applies. (Note: The NSF Grants.gov Application Guide is available on the Grants.gov website and on the NSF website at: http://www.nsf.gov/publications/pub_summ.jsp?ods_key=grantsgovguide)

Important Information for Proposers

A revised version of the NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) (NSF 16-1), is effective for proposals submitted, or due, on or after January 25, 2016. Please be advised that, depending on the specified due date, the guidelines contained in NSF 16-1 may apply to proposals submitted in response to this funding opportunity.


Full Proposal Target Date:  February 16, 2016

February 15, Annually Thereafter

Full Proposal Target Date:  August 15, 2016

August 15, Annually Thereafter


The Biological Oceanography Program supports research in marine ecology broadly defined: relationships among aquatic organisms and their interactions with the environments of the oceans or Great Lakes. Projects submitted to the program for consideration are often interdisciplinary efforts that may include participation by other OCE Programs.  (See information provided under Related URLs below).


Program Officer for Biological Oceanography

Additional Program Information (Research Interests, Multi-disciplinary Programs, Community Planning, Supplements, Submisson Tips)


What Has Been Funded (Recent Awards Made Through This Program, with Abstracts)

Map of Recent Awards Made Through This Program



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