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Earth Sciences (EAR)

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Programs and Funding Opportunities

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Deep Earth Processes Section (DEP)
bullet Earth Sciences: Instrumentation and Facilities  (EAR/IF)
bullet EarthScope
bullet Geophysics  (PH)
bullet Petrology and Geochemistry
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
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) Crosscutting
bullet GeoPrisms Program
Special Programs in Geosciences Education Related to EAR
bullet EAR Education and Human Resources  (EH) Crosscutting
bullet Opportunities for Enhancing Diversity in the Geosciences (OEDG)
Critical Zone Observatories (CZO)
Paleo Perspectives on Climate Change (P2C2)
Critical Zone Observatory National Office (CZO-NO)
Advancing Digitization of Biodiversity Collections (ADBC)
EarthScope: SAFOD Management Office (SMO)
Frontiers in Earth System Dynamics
Geoinformatics (GI)

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Upcoming Due Dates See All

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

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)


News See All

Photo of a Sierra Nevada forest in Sequoia National Park. Study Ties Forest "Greenness" in Western U.S. to Snowpack Extent
Released September 10, 2012
Press Release
researcher deploys an automated snow-depth sensor CU-Boulder-led Mountain Forest Study Shows Vulnerability to Climate Change
Released September 10, 2012
News From the Field
a colony of Rhabdopleura compacta Ancient, Bottom-dwelling Critter Proves: Newer Isn't Always Better
Released September 7, 2012
News From the Field
earth and environment graphic Researchers Emphasize Evaluation of Tradeoffs in Battling Urban Heat Island
Released September 7, 2012
News From the Field
image shows the excavation of a large ammonite Dinosaur Die-out Might Have Been Second of Two Closely Timed Extinctions
Released September 5, 2012
News From the Field



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