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Antarctic Sciences (ANT)

Antarctic Logistics Blue Ribbon Panel report

During a press conference at the National Academy of Sciences on 23 July 2012, the Office of Science and Technology Policy and the National Science Foundation announced the publication of a new study of future options for logistical support of the U.S. Antarctic Program. 

The report, More and Better Science in Antarctica through Increased Logistical Effectiveness, is available at


23 July 2012

IPY Legacy Information

Programs and Funding Opportunities

Key: Crosscutting Crosscutting | NSF Wide Flag NSF-wide

Antarctic Research
bullet Antarctic Astrophysics and Geospace Sciences
bullet Antarctic Earth Sciences Program
bullet Antarctic Glaciology Program
bullet Antarctic Integrated System Science
bullet Antarctic Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences
bullet Antarctic Organisms and Ecosystems
Postdoctoral Fellowships in Polar Regions Research
Antarctic Artists and Writers Program
Climate Process and Modeling Teams (CPT) Crosscutting
Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) Crosscutting
Ocean Acidification (OA)

Featured NSF-wide Programs

Major Research Instrumentation Program: NSF Wide Flag

NSF Science, Engineering and Education for Sustainability Fellows NSF Wide Flag

Science of Learning Centers NSF Wide Flag

Sustainability Research Networks Competition NSF Wide Flag

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Recently Announced Funding Opportunities See All

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

Upcoming Due Dates See All

Industry/University Cooperative Research Centers Program
(NSF  12-516) Full Proposal: September 28, 2012

EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Improvement Program Track-1:
(NSF  12-563) Full Proposal: October 3, 2012

ADVANCE: Increasing the Participation and Advancement of Women in Academic Science and Engineering Careers
(NSF  12-584) Letter of Intent: October 5, 2012, Partnerships for Adaptation, Implementation and Dissemination (PAID)

ADVANCE: Increasing the Participation and Advancement of Women in Academic Science and Engineering Careers
(NSF  12-584) Full Proposal: November 8, 2012, Partnerships for Adaptation, Implementation and Dissemination (PAID)

East Asia and Pacific Summer Institutes for U.S. Graduate Students
(NSF  12-498) Full Proposal: November 8, 2012

News See All

National Science Foundation Realignment Plans
Released September 7, 2012
Press Statement
image of the 75-foot-tall South Pole Telescope Explosion of Galaxy Formation Lit Up Early Universe
Released September 4, 2012
News From the Field
Richard Aronson Professor's Antarctica Research Shows Potential King Crab Invasion
Released August 24, 2012
News From the Field
image of an ice sheet Antarctic Ice Sheet Quakes Shed Light on Ice Movement and Earthquakes
Released August 23, 2012
News From the Field
Photo of the Aurora Australis ove the 10-meter South Pole Telescope. NSF's South Pole Telescope Discovers a Galaxy Cluster Creating Stars at a Record Pace
Released August 15, 2012
Press Release
Illustration of an iceberg with uppermost part above the water with beams of light from the ice. Blue Ribbon Panel Unveils Findings on Logistical Improvements to Support Antarctic Science
Released July 23, 2012
Press Release
Photo of an iceberg with text Antarctica, A Journey of Discovery. New Booklet About Modern Antarctic Science
Released April 18, 2011
Press Release
The Antarctic and Arctic from space. IPY scientific publications list available online
Updated August 10, 2007

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September 26, 2012
AGEP "Office Hours"

September 27, 2012
AGEP "Office Hours"

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