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Recently Announced Funding Opportunities See All

EarthCube: Enterprise Governance
(NSF  15-603) Posted August 27, 2015

NSF/DOE Partnership in Basic Plasma Science and Engineering
(NSF  15-601) Posted August 19, 2015

Integrated Earth Systems
(NSF  15-600) Posted August 11, 2015

Graduate Research Fellowship Program
(NSF  15-597) Posted August 3, 2015

Long-Term Ecological Research
(NSF  15-596) Posted July 31, 2015

Upcoming Due Dates See All

Documenting Endangered Languages
(NSF  15-567) Full Proposal: September 15, 2015

Tribal Colleges and Universities Program
(NSF  14-572) Full Proposal: September 16, 2015, Targeted STEM Infusion Projects

Cooperative Studies Of The Earth's Deep Interior
(NSF  11-548) Full Proposal: September 28, 2015

Coastal SEES
(NSF  14-502) Full Proposal: October 2, 2015

ADVANCE: Increasing the Participation and Advancement of Women in Academic Science and Engineering Careers
(NSF  14-573) Letter of Intent: October 5, 2015, Institutional Transformation Catalyst (IT Catalyst)

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News See All
A Digital Elevation Model of Point Hope Alaska. NSF, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency support development of new Arctic maps
Released September 2, 2015
Press Release
rising plumes of hot rock CT scan of Earth links deep mantle plumes with volcanic hotspots
Released September 2, 2015
News From the Field
group walking through a grass field in Gabon NSF and USAID announce latest round of awards to address global development challenges
Released August 31, 2015
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map of storm surges for Tampa, Florida Grey Swans: Rare but predictable storms could pose big hazards
Released August 31, 2015
News From the Field
satellite image showing a dust storm Intensity of desert storms may affect ocean phytoplankton
Released August 27, 2015
News From the Field
mosquito on skin To slow the spread of infectious diseases, NSF, NIH, USDA support new research
Released August 26, 2015
Press Release
earth and environment graphic Scientists discover mechanism behind 'strange' earthquakes
Released August 26, 2015
News From the Field
Nautilus pompilius swimming Rare nautilus sighted for the first time in 3 decades
Released August 25, 2015
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Fog over the estuary of the Klamath River along the Pacific Coast. Mercury-laden fog swirls over coastal California, scientists find
Ultimately makes its way into ecosystems along shore
Released  August 26, 2015

Alaska's Aleutian Islands. Expedition to the Aleutian Islands: Geoscientists head to remote Alaska volcanoes
Teams study mountain chain in most volcanically active U.S. state
Released  August 5, 2015

Warthogs walking next to people in a village Wildlife species provide clues to spread of antibiotic resistance in Africa
Scientists uncover ways exposure increases, and resistance moves among humans, other animals, ecosystems
Released  July 29, 2015

a shark in the water The truth about sharks
With shark attacks, or bites, in the news, what's the story behind the story?
Released  July 27, 2015

truck in front of a cloudy sky at night Ten things to know about thunderstorms that strike at night
For the latest information, NSF talks with three atmospheric scientists
Released  July 22, 2015

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October 2, 2015
Informational Webinar on NSF 15-598, Natural Hazards Engineering Research Infrastructure (NHERI)
Webcast

November 2, 2015  - November 3, 2015
NSF Grants Conference - Arlington, VA
Conference

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