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Recently Announced Funding Opportunities See All

Antarctic Research
(NSF  15-529) Posted December 16, 2014

Cultivating Cultures for Ethical STEM
(NSF  15-528) Posted December 12, 2014

Research Coordination Networks
(NSF  15-527) Posted December 2, 2014

Improving Undergraduate STEM Education: Pathways into Geoscience
(NSF  15-526) Posted December 1, 2014

Management of UNOLS Marine Technician Pool
(NSF  15-525) Posted November 26, 2014

Upcoming Due Dates See All

Improving Undergraduate STEM Education: Pathways into Geoscience
(NSF  15-526) Letter of Intent: January 5, 2015, Letter of Intent (Required) Due Date

Industry/University Cooperative Research Centers Program
(NSF  13-594) Letter of Intent: January 5, 2015

Atmospheric and Geospace Sciences Postdoctoral Research Fellowships
(NSF  14-509) Full Proposal: January 12, 2015

Ocean Sciences Research Initiation Grants
(NSF  13-606) Full Proposal: January 12, 2015

Petrology and Geochemistry
(NSF  14-501) Full Proposal: January 12, 2015

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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
undergraduate student acqu with a gravitometer in a port Geomagnetic reversal: Understanding ancient flips and flops in Earth's polarity
Researcher boards R/V Sikuliaq to gather data about Earth's geomagnetic history
Released  December 19, 2014

health worker with biohazard gear on Ebola, Dengue fever, Lyme disease: The growing economic cost of infectious diseases
Five new such diseases expected each year; strategies to reduce climate change adaptable to infectious diseases
Released  December 16, 2014

visualizations of data from a simulation of plasma turbulence in Earth's ionosphere A deep dive into plasma
Renowned physicist uses NSF-supported supercomputer and visualization resources to gain insight into plasma dynamic
Released  November 20, 2014

Starfish with sea star wasting disease Virus fingered as top suspect in West Coast sea star wasting disease
Deadly culprit identified as type of parvovirus
Released  November 17, 2014

Rutgers-Newark graduate students  with high-school student and a ground-penetrating radar Forging the path
Geoscience program blossoms into statewide effort to broaden participation in science and engineering
Released  November 12, 2014

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