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Recently Announced Funding Opportunities See All

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

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

Tectonics
(NSF  16-556) Posted March 31, 2016

Innovation Corps- National Innovation Network Sites Program
(NSF  16-547) Posted February 26, 2016

Management and Operation of the National Geophysical Observatory for Geoscience
(NSF  16-546) Posted February 25, 2016

Upcoming Due Dates See All

Industry/University Cooperative Research Centers Program
(NSF  16-504) Letter of Intent: May 9, 2016

Innovation Corps - National Innovation Network Nodes Program
(NSF  16-539) Full Proposal: May 10, 2016

Antarctic Research
(NSF  16-541) Full Proposal: May 16, 2016

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

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

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News See All
An artist's conception of the Antarctic subglacial environment. What lies beneath West Antarctica?
Released April 28, 2016
Press Release
crabs and fish on the bottom seafloor Evidence points to widespread loss of ocean oxygen by 2030s
Released April 27, 2016
Press Release
a healthy reef dominated by calcifying corals Algae disrupt coral reefs' recycling
Released April 25, 2016
News From the Field
people gather wild plants near Kotzebue, Alaska Ties to Alaska's wild plants
Released April 25, 2016
News From the Field
a sponge sample Scientists discover new reef system at mouth of Amazon River
Released April 22, 2016
News From the Field
a plastic bag floating in a marine harbour Plastic below the ocean surface
Released April 22, 2016
News From the Field
old-growth forest in the Oregon Cascades Old-growth forests may provide buffer against rising temperatures
Released April 22, 2016
News From the Field
A baby Rapetosaurus stands alongside a dog, elephant, rhino and hippo Newly discovered baby Titanosaur sheds light on dinosaurs' early lives
Released April 21, 2016
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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

collage of images showing corals, divers Earth Day: New insights into coral health hidden in reefs' microbiomes
Inner microbial ecosystems keep reef-building corals and other animals 'in the pink'
Released  April 18, 2016

Automated chambers in use a young stand of wheat. New land-use strategies can reduce greenhouse gas emissions
Improved land-use practices needed as strategies for lowering greenhouse gases
Released  April 7, 2016

animation showing clouds and weather systems moving through Midwest US Fine-tuning forecasts of nighttime storms on the plains
Multi-agency project advances understanding and prediction of extreme storms using simulation and data science
Released  April 4, 2016

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November 9, 2015  - December 9, 2016
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May 4, 2016
Webinar: Understanding SBIR & STTR Phase I Application Process
Webcast

May 12, 2016
Webinar: Understanding SBIR & STTR Phase I Application Process
Webcast

May 17, 2016
Webinar: Understanding SBIR & STTR Phase I Application Process
Webcast

May 18, 2016
North Dakota's first NSF Day is May 18
Workshop

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