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Innovation Corps Sites Program
(NSF  12-604) Posted August 30, 2012

Innovation Corps Teams Program
(NSF  12-602) Posted August 28, 2012

NSF Science, Engineering and Education for Sustainability Fellows
(NSF  12-601) Posted August 27, 2012

Ocean Acidification
(NSF  12-600) Posted August 16, 2012

Graduate Research Fellowship Program
(NSF  12-599) Posted August 16, 2012

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Construction of Regional Class Research Vessels (RCRV)
(NSF  12-558) Full Proposal: September 7, 2012

Research Experiences for Undergraduates
(NSF  12-569) Full Proposal: September 12, 2012, Deadline for REU Site proposals except for those requiring access to Antarctica

Arctic SEES
(NSF  12-553) Full Proposal: September 14, 2012

Cooperative Studies Of The Earth's Deep Interior
(NSF  11-548) Full Proposal: September 24, 2012

EarthScope: SAFOD Management Office (SMO)
(NSF  12-574) Full Proposal: September 24, 2012

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Photo of Acropora coral on NSF's Moorea Coral Reef LTER site. Tropical Reefs' Surviving Environmental Stresses: Corals' Choice of Symbiotic Algae May Hold the Key
Corals that host fewer species of algae are less sensitive to disturbances
Released  August 29, 2012

Photo of a moose in the water on the shoreline of Isle Royale. From Lake to Land, in a Land of Lakes
Moose act as conduits of nitrogen between water bodies and the edges of lakes, ponds
Released  August 17, 2012

Illustration of satellite and ground-based systems monitoring snowmelt and water in the Sierra. A Tree Stands in the Sierra Nevada
A coniferous view of the link between snowmelt and water supplies in the U.S. West
Released  August 7, 2012

Photo of spiny shrubs in foreground, mountains in background, in Chile's Bosque de Fray Jorge Park. Into the Matorral: Scientists Track Avifauna in Coastal Chile's Thorn-Scrub
Researchers discover ecological role of bird life in a biodiversity hotspot
Released  July 26, 2012

Photo of a stream with boulders in the streambed. Acid Rain: Scourge of the Past or Trend of the Present?
New connection between climate change and acidification of Northeast's forests and streams
Released  July 25, 2012

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October 10, 2012  - October 11, 2012
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GEO Advisory Cmte Report on Ocean Drilling, 2012
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Proposal Submission Guidelines for the Integrative Programs Section (IPS)
Dear Colleague Letter - Rapid Response Research Grants on Research about the Potential Threat of Debris Fields from the March 2011 Japanese Earthquake and Tsunami on the West Coast of North America
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