Removal of Target Dates for Biological Oceanography Program
October 6, 2020
As of January 1, 2021, proposals will be accepted to the Biological Oceanography program at any time. A DCL and FAQs have been issued about removing the target dates from BioOce:
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for NSF 20-130 Removal of Target Dates for the Biological Oceanography Program in the Division of Ocean Sciences in the Directorate for Geosciences (NSF 21-110)
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