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Office of Polar Programs

Antarctic Research

Name Email Phone Room
Jennifer  Burns (703) 292-2120  W7178  
Jessie  L. Crain (703) 292-7457  W7126  
Paul  M. Cutler (703) 292-4961  W7217  
Christian  H. Fritsen (703) 292-7437  755 S  
Michael  E. Jackson (703) 292-7120  W7239  
Timothy  M. McGovern (703) 292-4248  W7124  
Doug  E. Kowalewski 703-292-7706  W7157  
Peter  Milne (703) 292-4714  W7116  
Vladimir  Papitashvili (703) 292-7425  W7118  
Elizabeth  L. Rom (703) 292-7709  W8164  


Solicitation  17-543

Important Information for Proposers

ATTENTION: Proposers using the Collaborators and Other Affiliations template for more than 10 senior project personnel will encounter proposal print preview issues. Please see the Collaborators and Other Affiliations Information website for updated guidance.

A revised version of the NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) (NSF 18-1), is effective for proposals submitted, or due, on or after January 29, 2018. Please be advised that, depending on the specified due date, the guidelines contained in NSF 18-1 may apply to proposals submitted in response to this funding opportunity.


The U.S. Antarctic Program (USAP) supports scientific research in Antarctica and provides operational research support. The NSF Office of Polar Programs Antarctic Sciences Section (ANT) supports research to: 1) expand fundamental knowledge of the Antarctic region, 2) improve understanding of interactions between the Antarctic region and global earth systems, and 3) utilize the unique characteristics of the Antarctic continent as an observing platform. Antarctic fieldwork is supported for research that can only be performed or is best performed in Antarctica. ANT encourages research using existing samples, data, and models that do not require fieldwork. ANT encourages research that crosses and combines disciplinary perspectives and approaches.



What Has Been Funded (Recent Awards Made Through This Program, with Abstracts)

Map of Recent Awards Made Through This Program