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Earth Sciences (EAR)

Special Announcements

  • Newly Released:  EAR to the Ground, Fall 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  (SGP)
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)
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)
Improving Undergraduate STEM Education: Pathways into Geoscience (IUSE: GEOPATHS)
Integrated Earth Systems (IES)

Featured NSF-wide Programs

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Recently Announced Funding Opportunities See All

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

Genealogy of Life
(NSF  15-520) Posted November 20, 2014

National Nanotechnology Coordinated Infrastructure
(NSF  15-519) Posted November 18, 2014

EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Improvement Program: Track-2
(NSF  15-517) Posted November 17, 2014

Earth Sciences: Instrumentation and Facilities
(NSF  15-516) Posted November 12, 2014


Upcoming Due Dates See All

National Nanotechnology Coordinated Infrastructure
(NSF  15-519) Letter of Intent: February 2, 2015

EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Improvement Program: Track-2
(NSF  15-517) Full Proposal: February 20, 2015

Industry/University Cooperative Research Centers Program
(NSF  13-594) Full Proposal: March 3, 2015, Planning Grant and Full Center Proposal

Improving Undergraduate STEM Education: Pathways into Geoscience
(NSF  15-526) Full Proposal: March 16, 2015, Full Proposal Submission Deadline

EarthCube:
(NSF  13-529) Full Proposal: March 19, 2015, EarthCube Integrative Activities


News See All

 photograph of an open habitat at Rincon de la Vieja National Park, Costa Rica. Tiny plant fossils offer window into Earth's landscape millions of years ago
Released January 15, 2015
Press Release
photograph of an open habitat Tiny plant fossils--a window into Earth's landscape millions of years ago
Released January 15, 2015
News From the Field
earth and environment graphic New contaminants found in oil and gas wastewater
Released January 14, 2015
News From the Field
geologists collecting river sand in a sieve Humans erode soil 100 times faster than nature
Released January 7, 2015
News From the Field
image of a snake and the shadow of a lizard Skeleton study sheds new light on how snakes evolved
Released January 5, 2015
News From the Field



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