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Recently Announced Funding Opportunities See All

Sedimentary Geology and Paleobiology
(NSF  15-561) Posted March 27, 2015

Geomorphology and Land Use Dynamics
(NSF  15-560) Posted March 23, 2015

Geobiology and Low-Temperature Geochemistry
(NSF  15-559) Posted March 23, 2015

Hydrologic Sciences
(NSF  15-558) Posted March 18, 2015

Petrology and Geochemistry
(NSF  15-557) Posted March 16, 2015

Upcoming Due Dates See All

National Nanotechnology Coordinated Infrastructure
(NSF  15-519) Full Proposal: April 3, 2015

Dimensions of Biodiversity FY2015
(NSF  15-533) Full Proposal: April 9, 2015

Antarctic Research
(NSF  15-529) Full Proposal: April 15, 2015, or the first business day after this date

Management of UNOLS Marine Technician Pool
(NSF  15-525) Full Proposal: April 15, 2015

Archiving and Discovering of Data and Metadata Generated through Projects Funded by the NSF Arctic Sciences Section
(NSF  15-543) Letter of Intent: April 17, 2015

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News See All
The bright blue and green colors in this satellite image show the North Atlantic Bloom. Spring plankton bloom hitches ride to sea's depths on ocean eddies
Released March 26, 2015
Press Release
Graphic of viruses attempting to dock on a microbial mat, using the tips of their tails. The 'intraterrestrials': New viruses discovered in ocean depths
Released March 23, 2015
Press Release
Lowell Miyagi holds a press A stiff new layer in Earth's mantle
Released March 23, 2015
News From the Field
image of Xingu watershed Conservation works: Forests for water in eastern Amazonia
Released March 20, 2015
News From the Field
Tornado simulation created at Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center. Super storms: Risk and resilience
Released March 19, 2015
Media Advisory
open sign National Science Foundation announces plan for comprehensive public access to research results
Released March 18, 2015
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NSF logo Public Access to Results of NSF-funded Research
Released March 18, 2015
Special Report
News thumbnail Plants' defensive responses have downstream effects on nearby ecosystems
Released March 17, 2015
News From the Field
Discoveries See All
 forest Shrinking habitats have adverse effects on world ecosystems--and ultimately people
Extensive study of global habitat fragmentation points to major trouble ahead
Released  March 23, 2015

Chein-shiung Wu Pioneering women in STEM
Names you should know, in celebration of Women's History Month
Released  March 17, 2015

Geologist Jeff Johnson working in the inner crater of Villarrica, an active volcano in Chile. Listen to the pulse of an erupting volcano: Chile's Villarrica
Scientists use infrasound instruments to record volcano's "circulation"
Released  March 13, 2015

two images of a snowflake Road safety through snowflake imaging
Technology that delivers incredible mid-air snowflake images may now help improve road safety
Released  March 2, 2015

DOW scientists Karen Kosiba and Traeger Meyer with radar truck Mission impossible? New England's snowstorm 'bomb' from inside a Doppler-on-Wheels
Trapped in gale-force winds for 24 hours, scientists got the data
Released  February 11, 2015

Events Calendar See All

March 16, 2015  - May 6, 2015
2015 NRT Informational Webinars
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April 1, 2015
NSF Day at the University of Washington Bothell
Workshop

April 8, 2015  - April 9, 2015
Advisory Committee for Geosciences
Advisory Committee Meeting

May 20, 2015
NSF Day at Texas Tech
Workshop

June 1, 2015  - June 2, 2015
NSF Grants Conference - Tampa, FL
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Additional GEO Resources
GEO Advisory Cmte Report on Ocean Drilling, 2012
GEO Vision, A Report of AC-GEO (10/09)
Strategic Framework for Topical Areas, 2012 (Follow on to GEO Vision)
GEO Education & Diversity Program
GEO Innovation
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U.S. Global Change Research Program
Merit Review Broader Impacts Criterion: Representative Activities
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General Programmatic Terms and Conditions (PTCs) for the U.S. Science Support Program associated with the International Ocean Discovery Program (NSF 14-549) Cooperative Agreement(s)
Proposal Submission Guidelines for the Integrative Programs Section (IPS)
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