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Ocean Sciences (OCE)

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Programs and Funding Opportunities

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Ocean Section
bullet Biological Oceanography
bullet Chemical Oceanography
bullet Physical Oceanography
Marine Geosciences Section
bullet Marine Geology and Geophysics
bullet Ocean Drilling Program  (OD)
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bullet OCE Education Crosscutting
bullet Ocean Technology and Interdisciplinary Coordination
bullet Oceanographic Centers, Facilities and Equipment
OCE Ongoing Special Funding Opportunities
bullet GeoPrisms Program
bullet Improvements in Facilities, Communications, and Equipment at Biological Field Stations and Marine Laboratories  (FSML) Crosscutting
bullet Paleo Perspectives on Climate Change  (P2C2)
Awarded Special Programs
bullet Long-Term Ecological Research  (LTER) Crosscutting
bullet U.S. GLOBEC - Global Ocean Ecosystems Dynamics, Northeast Pacific (NEP) Program Phase IIIa. Synthesis for the California Current System
Special Programs In Geosciences Education
bullet Geoscience Education  (GeoEd) Crosscutting
bullet Opportunities for Enhancing Diversity in the Geosciences (OEDG)
Climate Process and Modeling Teams (CPT) Crosscutting
Construction of Regional Class Research Vessels (RCRV)
Dimensions of Biodiversity FY2012
Frontiers in Earth System Dynamics
National Ocean Sciences Accelerator Mass Spectrometry Facility (NOSAMS)
OBSIP Management Office
Ocean Acidification (OA)
Ocean Sciences Postdoctoral Research Fellowships (OCE-PRF)
Ocean Sciences Research Initiation Grants (OCE-RIG)
Proposal Submission Guidelines for the Integrative Programs Section (IPS)
U.S. GLOBEC - Global Ocean Ecosystems Dynamics: Pan-Regional Synthesis

Featured NSF-wide Programs

Carbon and Water in the Earth System NSF Wide Flag

Major Research Instrumentation Program: NSF Wide Flag

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NSF Educational Opportunities by Audience

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Upcoming Due Dates See All

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

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

 a rotating table to simulate the oceans' movement How Ocean Currents Affect Global Climate Is a Question Oceanographer May Be Close to Answering
Released August 27, 2012
News From the Field
Photo of scientists and engineers working on the rig floor aboard the drill ship JOIDES Resolution. Brazil Joins International Marine Research Effort
Released August 21, 2012
Press Release
image of a live foraminifera Past Tropical Climate Change Linked to Ocean Circulation, Says Texas A&M Team
Released August 21, 2012
News From the Field
image of a hurricane in the ocean Hurricanes Can Be 50 Percent Stronger If Passing Over Fresh Water, Says Texas A&M Study
Released August 13, 2012
News From the Field
photo of a hydrothermal vent field UMass Amherst, National Team Define Limits of Microbial Life in an Undersea Volcano
Released August 7, 2012
News From the Field

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