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Recently Announced Funding Opportunities See All

Partnerships for International Research and Education
(NSF  14-587) Posted July 21, 2014

Arctic Research Opportunities
(NSF  14-584) Posted July 14, 2014

Interdisciplinary Research in Hazards and Disasters
(NSF  14-581) Posted July 9, 2014

Documenting Endangered Languages
(NSF  14-580) Posted July 7, 2014

Facilitating Research at Primarily Undergraduate Institutions:
(NSF  14-579) Posted July 1, 2014

Upcoming Due Dates See All

GeoPrisms Program
(NSF  14-556) Full Proposal: August 1, 2014

EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Improvement Program Track-1:
(NSF  14-558) Full Proposal: August 5, 2014

ADVANCE: Increasing the Participation and Advancement of Women in Academic Science and Engineering Careers
(NSF  14-573) Letter of Intent: August 11, 2014, Partnerships for Learning and Adaptation Networks: Institutions of Higher Education (PLAN IHE)

Biological Oceanography
(PD  98-1650) Full Proposal: August 15, 2014

Chemical Oceanography
(PD  98-1670) Full Proposal: August 15, 2014

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Scott Borg, Section Head, Antarctic Sciences Scott Borg nominated for SAMMIE award
Updated May 5, 2014
A scientist examines an ice core in West Antarctica Deep Core Complete: WAIS Divide project finishes 5-year effort
Updated January 19, 2012
A chartered Australian Airbus A319 lands near McMurdo Station on 23 September 2010. USAP begins 2010-2011 antarctic field season
Updated September 30, 2010
Discoveries See All
French green clays in pots, bottles and soap on a counter New answer to MRSA, other 'superbug' infections: clay minerals?
Researchers discover natural clay deposits with antibacterial properties
Released  July 17, 2014

The NSF/NCAR C-130 aircraft outside a hangar Atmospheric scientists take to the skies to study Colorado Front Range ozone pollution
Results are applicable to metropolitan areas across the country, around the world
Released  July 15, 2014

snapshot from the Penn State University real-time hurricane analysis Today's forecast: Better forecasts
Stampede supercomputer helps researchers design and test improved hurricane forecasting system
Released  June 25, 2014

blue crab with the text photo gallery Summer brings crab feasts--and concerns for Chesapeake blue crabs
Infectious diseases play a part in crab population declines
Released  June 17, 2014

Artist's reconstruction of Zanda Fauna from the Pliocene about three to five million years ago. "Out of Tibet" hypothesis: Cradle of evolution for cold-adapted mammals is in Tibet
Extinct Tibetan fox, ancestor of today's arctic fox, used Tibet as training ground for Ice Age climate
Released  June 11, 2014

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August 18, 2014
Workshop for a Future Nanotechnology Infrastructure Support Program
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August 19, 2014
Workshop for a Future Nanotechnology Infrastructure Support Program
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October 6, 2014  - October 7, 2014
NSF Grants Conference - Arlington, VA
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