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Proposal Submission Guidelines for the Integrative Programs Section (IPS)

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Kandace  S. Binkley kbinkley@nsf.gov (703) 292-7577   

SYNOPSIS

In 2000, the Division of Ocean Sciences (OCE) was reorganized into three sections. The newly created Integrative Programs Section (IPS) now contains the Oceanographic Technology and Interdisciplinary Coordination (OTIC) Program and Oceanographic Education (OE) Program, as well as the programs pertaining to oceanographic facilities. This document updates the guidelines for oceanographic facilities programs published in NSF 00-39 and adds the OTIC and OE programs.

Oceanographic facility awards are made for the operation, conversion and upgrade of openocean, coastal, near-shore and Great Lakes platforms and instrumentation used for research and education programs. Awards are principally directed to support large, costly facilities that lend themselves to shared usage. Most of these facilities also receive partial support from other Federal agencies, state and local governments and private sources. The primary objective of these awards is to ensure the availability of appropriate facilities for NSF-funded investigators and education programs. Individual project-based facilities and instrumentation, limited to one, or a small group of investigators, are supported through appropriate research programs, not IPS programs.

The Federal Oceanographic Facilities Committee's (FOFC) 2001 report entitled, "Charting the Future for National Academic Research Fleet: A Long Range Plan," identifies the strategy for fleet renewal for vessels over 40 meters (130 feet) in length over the next 20 years. FOFC recognizes that the primary source of funding for the acquisition of smaller (local class) ships will continue to be from sources such as state funds, private donations, and academic institutions. NSF intends to continue to support and participate in the implementation of the FOFC fleet renewal plan.

Program Names: Ship Operations, Oceanographic Technical Services, Oceanographic Instrumentation, Shipboard Scientific Support Equipment, Ship Acquisition and Upgrade, Ocean Technology and Interdisciplinary Coordination and Ocean Education

To view detailed guidelines: Proposal Submission Guidelines for the Integrative Programs Section (NSF 04-052)

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