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Geoinformatics (GI)

Thu, 02/28/2019 - 14:28

Modernization of NSF’s logistics hub in Antarctica ready to move forward

Tue, 02/26/2019 - 13:47

The National Science Board (NSB) has authorized the National Science Foundation (NSF) to move forward with the Antarctic Infrastructure Modernization for Science (AIMS) project. AIMS is planned as a 10-year undertaking to overhaul McMurdo Station into an energy- and operationally efficient platform from which to support world-class science. Through its Office of Polar Programs (OPP), NSF manages the U.S. Antarctic Program, which funds and facilitates the nation's scientific endeavors on ...
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Grants.gov Application Guide - February 2019

Fri, 02/22/2019 - 11:02

Available Formats:
PDF: https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/policydocs/grantsgovguide0219.pdf?WT.mc_id=USNSF_179

Document Number: grantsgovguide0219
Public Comment: Effective for proposals submitted or due on or after February 25, 2019. For proposals submitted prior to February 25, 2019, the guidelines in grantsgovguide0118 apply.

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Quantum Leap Challenge Institutes (QLCI)

Tue, 02/19/2019 - 16:34

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HTML: https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2019/nsf19559/nsf19559.htm?WT.mc_id=USNSF_25&WT.mc_ev=click
PDF: https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2019/nsf19559/nsf19559.pdf?WT.mc_id=USNSF_25&WT.mc_ev=click

Document Number: nsf19559

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The krill factor in ocean mixing

Tue, 02/19/2019 - 00:00

Engineers investigating impact of krill swarms on ocean mixing, and possibly global climate
Full story at https://www.nsf.gov/news/special_reports/science_nation/oceanmixing.jsp?WT.mc_id=USNSF_51

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Antarctic research vessel to deliver ailing individual to British research station

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 17:20

Acting on the advice of medical experts, National Science Foundation (NSF) officials have directed the NSF-chartered research vessel Nathaniel B. Palmer to put ashore a person in need of a level of care not available aboard the ship. The Palmer, which is at sea in Antarctic waters, will divert to the British Antarctic Survey's Rothera Station.

After arriving at Rothera, the patient will be flown to Punta Arenas, Chile.

The Palmer is on a first, ...
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