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Geospace Facilities  (GF)

CONTACTS

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Robert  M. Robinson rmrobins@nsf.gov (703) 292-8529  775 S  

PROGRAM GUIDELINES

Apply to PD 04-4202 as follows:

For full proposals submitted via FastLane: standard Grant Proposal Guidelines apply.
For full proposals submitted via Grants.gov: NSF Grants.gov Application Guide; A Guide for the Preparation and Submission of NSF Applications via Grants.gov Guidelines apply (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)

DUE DATES

Full Proposal Accepted Anytime

There are no deadlines or target dates for proposals sent in to any of the Upper Atmospheric Research Section (UARS) base programs. However, we recommend that PIs try to send in proposals early in the fiscal year. Certain special programs within UARS do have deadlines for proposal submissions.

SYNOPSIS

The National Science Foundation supports four large incoherent-scatter radar facilities and the SuperDARN coherent scatter radar system. The incoherent-scatter radars are located along a longitudinal chain from Greenland to Peru. Each of the incoherent-scatter facilities is also equipped with powerful optical diagnostic instruments. The SuperDARN consists of a number of coherent-scatter HF radars in both the northern and southern hemispheres.

The major goal of Geospace Facilities (GF) is to promote basic research on the structure and dynamics of the Earth's upper atmosphere. Research efforts utilizing these facilities have strong links to the Aeronomy Program and the Magnetospheric Physics Program.

RELATED URLS

Arecibo Observatory

Jicamarca Radio Observatory

Millstone Hill Observatory

Sondrestrom Observatory

Super Dual Auroral Radar Network (SuperDARN)

THIS PROGRAM IS PART OF

Geospace Section


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

Map of Recent Awards Made Through This Program

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