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Recently Announced Funding Opportunities See All

NSF/DOE Partnership in Basic Plasma Science and Engineering
(NSF  16-564) Posted May 9, 2016

Curatorial Stewardship of a National Collection of Geological Rock & Sediment Cores from Antarctica and the Southern Ocean
(NSF  16-563) Posted May 6, 2016

Prediction of and Resilience against Extreme Events
(NSF  16-562) Posted May 5, 2016

GeoPRISMS Program
(NSF  16-560) Posted April 25, 2016

EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Improvement Program Track-1:
(NSF  16-557) Posted March 31, 2016

Upcoming Due Dates See All

Innovation Corps- National Innovation Network Sites Program
(NSF  16-547) Full Proposal: May 25, 2016

Research Experiences for Undergraduates
(NSF  13-542) Full Proposal: May 27, 2016, Deadline for REU Site proposals requiring access to Antarctica. All other REU Site proposals must be submitted to the August REU deadline.

Antarctic Artists and Writers Program
(NSF  16-542) Full Proposal: June 1, 2016

Geophysics
(NSF  12-598) Full Proposal: June 1, 2016

GEO Opportunities for Leadership in Diversity
(NSF  16-516) Full Proposal: June 2, 2016, Full Proposal (Invited Only) Submission Deadline

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News See All
medal President Obama honors nation's leading scientists and innovators
Released May 20, 2016
Press Release
Solar Superstorms - Narrated by Benedict Cumberbatch Scientific visualizations heat up new documentary that helps explain sunís strange phenomena
Released May 20, 2016
Media Advisory
deployment of the Endurance World's richest source of oceanographic data now operational at Rutgers
Released May 16, 2016
News From the Field
a drilling rig in Carroll County, Ohio UC geologists identify sources of methane, greenhouse gas, in Ohio, Colorado and Texas
Released May 16, 2016
News From the Field
Tropical Pacific Ocean map Polluted dust can impact ocean life thousands of miles away, study says
Released May 16, 2016
News From the Field
Mike Garcia studying Kilauea volcano Kilauea: Up close and personal with red hot science!
Released May 16, 2016
Science Nation
Photo of small patches of tropical dry forest  on hills Natural regeneration of tropical forests helps global climate mitigation and forest restoration
Released May 13, 2016
Press Release
Three researchers share a meal in an Antarctic tent Virginia Tech researchers in the Antarctic discover new facets of space weather
Released May 12, 2016
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Photo of Jim Kurose and family at graduation Asian Pacific American Heritage Month and the power of global citizenship
Three NSF leaders reflect on their heritage
Released  May 23, 2016

Roger Wakimoto, NSF Assistant Director for Geosciences, in the field conducting tornado research. Five things you need to know about tornadoes
May is the peak month for twisters
Released  May 11, 2016

inaugural national science board members wearing party hats It's our birthday!
A celebration of NSF-funded research
Released  May 10, 2016

Fish swimming by a healthy coral reef in the Line Islands in the central Pacific Ocean. Too much algae -- and too many microbes -- threaten coral reefs
'Microbialization' destroys reef habitats
Released  April 26, 2016

earth day infographic Infographic: Earth Day at NSF
NSF investments help us understand and protect the environment
Released  April 18, 2016

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November 9, 2015  - December 9, 2016
2016 NRT Informational Webinars
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May 23, 2016  - May 25, 2016
National SBIR Conference
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May 24, 2016
Webinar: Understanding SBIR & STTR Phase I Application Process
Webcast

May 26, 2016
NSF CAREER Program Webinar
Webcast

June 1, 2016
Webinar: Understanding SBIR & STTR Phase I Application Process
Webcast

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Dynamics Earth: GEO Imperatives and Frontiers, 2015-2020 (A Report of AC-GEO (12/14))
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