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Earth Sciences (EAR)

Special Announcements

  • Newly Released:  EAR to the Ground, Spring 2014 Edition 
  • EAR to the Ground is a newsletter designed to share information about NSF's Division of Earth Sciences. If you would like to subscribe to EAR to the Ground, send an email to:
    listserv@listserv.nsf.gov.  The text of the email must be in this format: subscribe [listname] [subscriber's name].  For example: subscribe EARTH Alfred Wegener

Programs and Funding Opportunities

Key: Crosscutting Crosscutting | NSF Wide Flag NSF-wide

Deep Earth Processes Section (DEP)
bullet Earth Sciences: Instrumentation and Facilities  (EAR/IF)
bullet EarthScope
bullet Geophysics  (PH)
bullet Petrology and Geochemistry  (CH)
bullet Tectonics
Surface Earth Processes Section (SEP)
bullet EAR Education and Human Resources  (EH) Crosscutting
bullet Geobiology and Low-Temperature Geochemistry
bullet Geomorphology and Land Use Dynamics
bullet Hydrologic Sciences
bullet Sedimentary Geology and Paleobiology
EAR Education Programs
bullet EAR Education and Human Resources  (EH) Crosscutting
bullet NSF Earth Sciences Postdoctoral Fellowships  (EAR-PF)
Special Programs Related to EAR
bullet Cooperative Studies Of The Earth's Deep Interior  (CSEDI) Crosscutting
bullet Dynamics of Coupled Natural and Human Systems  (CNH) Crosscutting
bullet GeoPrisms Program
Special Programs in Geosciences Education Related to EAR
bullet EAR Education and Human Resources  (EH) Crosscutting
Critical Zone Observatories (CZO)
Paleo Perspectives on Climate Change (P2C2)
EarthScope National Office (ESNO)
Advancing Digitization of Biodiversity Collections (ADBC)
Continental Scientific Drilling Coordination Office for the Division of Earth Sciences (CSDCO)
EarthCube: Crosscutting
Genealogy of Life (GoLife)
Geoinformatics (GI)
Integrated Earth Systems (IES)

Featured NSF-wide Programs

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NSF Educational Opportunities by Audience

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Recently Announced Funding Opportunities See All

GeoPrisms Program
(NSF  14-556) Posted April 10, 2014

EarthScope National Office
(NSF  14-553) Posted April 8, 2014

EarthScope
(NSF  14-552) Posted April 8, 2014

Geomorphology and Land Use Dynamics
(NSF  14-550) Posted April 2, 2014

National Science Foundation Research Traineeship (NRT) Program
(NSF  14-548) Posted March 27, 2014


Upcoming Due Dates See All

Catalyzing New International Collaborations
(NSF  13-605) Full Proposal: April 22, 2014

Sustainability Research Networks Competition
(NSF  14-534) Full Proposal: April 29, 2014

National Science Foundation Research Traineeship (NRT) Program
(NSF  14-548) Letter of Intent: May 20, 2014, NRT Letter of Intent

Research Experiences for Undergraduates
(NSF  13-542) Full Proposal: May 23, 2014, Deadline for REU Site proposals requiring access to Antarctica. All other REU Site proposals must be submitted to the August REU deadline.

Hydrologic Sciences
(NSF  13-531) Full Proposal: June 2, 2014


News See All

graduate student Mingming Li Earth's dynamic interior
Released March 30, 2014
News From the Field
an orbit diagram for the outer solar system Solar System's Edge Redefined
Released March 26, 2014
News From the Field
earth and environment graphic Computer models solve geologic riddle millions of years in the making
Released March 24, 2014
News From the Field
closeup of fossil bone structure Oldest fossil evidence of modern African venomous snakes found in Tanzania
Released March 19, 2014
News From the Field
the Himalayas The frozen truth about glaciers, climate change and our future
Released March 14, 2014
News From the Field



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