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Ocean Acidification  (OA)

CONTACTS

Name Email Phone Room
David  L. Garrison dgarriso@nsf.gov (703) 292-7588   
Candace  O. Major cmajor@nsf.gov (703) 292-7597   
Donald  Rice drice@nsf.gov (703) 292-7708   
Irwin  Forseth iforseth@nsf.gov (703) 292-7862   
Lori  Stevens losteven@nsf.gov (703) 292-2994   
Charles  Amsler camsler@nsf.gov (703) 292-2461   
Henrietta  Edmonds hedmonds@nsf.gov (703) 292-8029   
Anna  Manyak amanyak@nsf.gov (703) 292-8474   

PROGRAM GUIDELINES

Solicitation  13-586

Important Information for Proposers

A revised version of the NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) (NSF 15-1), is effective for proposals submitted, or due, on or after December 26, 2014. The PAPPG is consistent with, and, implements the new Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards (Uniform Guidance) (2 CFR 200). Please be advised that the guidelines contained in NSF 15-1 apply to proposals submitted in response to this funding opportunity.

SYNOPSIS

The new National Ocean Policy calls for actions to improve understanding of and capacity to respond to ocean acidification, recognizing the potential adverse impacts of an acidifying sea upon marine ecosystems. The effects of ocean acidification could significantly affect strategies for developing practices towards the sustainability of ocean resources. Basic research concerning the nature, extent and impact of ocean acidification on oceanic environments in the past, present and future is required. Research challenges include:

  • Understanding the geochemistry and biogeochemistry of ocean acidification;
  • Understanding how ocean acidification interacts with biological, chemical and physical processes at the organismal level, and how such interactions impact the structure and function of ecosystems, e.g. through life histories, adaptive evolution, food webs, biogeochemical cycling, and interactions with other changes in the ocean (e.g., temperature, stratification, circulation patterns); and
  • Understanding how the earth system history informs our understanding of the effects of ocean acidification on the present day and future ocean.

The Ocean Acidification program is in its fifth and anticipated last year of competition. We expect this to be the last solicitation specifically targeting Ocean Acidification.

REVISIONS AND UPDATES

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