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Recently Announced Funding Opportunities See All

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

ADVANCE: Increasing the Participation and Advancement of Women in Academic Science and Engineering Careers
(NSF  14-573) Posted June 3, 2014

Tribal Colleges and Universities Program
(NSF  14-572) Posted June 3, 2014

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Geobiology and Low-Temperature Geochemistry
(NSF  09-552) Full Proposal: July 16, 2014

Geomorphology and Land Use Dynamics
(NSF  14-550) Full Proposal: July 16, 2014

Coupling, Energetics, and Dynamics of Atmospheric Regions
(NSF  14-545) Full Proposal: July 17, 2014

Sedimentary Geology and Paleobiology
(NSF  12-608) Full Proposal: July 17, 2014, Fall Deadline (Track 1 only)

NSF Earth Sciences Postdoctoral Fellowships
(NSF  13-548) Full Proposal: July 18, 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
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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

Spray glider in the water World Oceans Day: 12 things to know about El Niņo: Is it coming, and when?
How will it affect coastal species--and the fish on our dinner tables?
Released  June 5, 2014

Allison Steiner Estimating how pollen particles in the atmosphere influence climate
Researchers study water cycle and cloud formation and design computer algorithm models to understand impact
Released  May 29, 2014

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