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provides knowledge of the interactions of global biogeochemical cycles and terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems with global environmental change and the implications for Earth’s climate, productivity, and natural resources.

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2017-2027 DECADAL SURVEY FOR EARTH SCIENCE AND APPLICATIONS FROM SPACE (ESAS 2017) released by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine:

ESAS 2017 will help shape science priorities and guide agency investments into the next decade. The survey, sponsored by NASA, NOAA, and the USGS, is driven by input from the scientific community and policy experts. See More


  • NASA Funding Announcement: NASA Fellowship Activity 2018 >>
  • NASA's Science Mission Directorate (SMD) announces the release of its annual omnibus solicitation for basic and applied research, Research Opportunities in Space and Earth Science (ROSES) 2018. >>

    NOTICE: NASA plans to offer the Terrestrial Ecology program element in ROSES-2018, but for now the due dates are listed as To Be Determined (TBD). The final Notices of Intent (NOIs) and proposal due dates for this program element will be released as a ROSES-2018 amendment no less than 90 days in advance of the proposal due date. >>
  • Arctic-COLORS Arctic-COastal Land Ocean inteRactionS (2018)
    A Science Plan for a NASA Field Campaign in the Coastal Arctic [PDF]
  • Hyperwall Presentations are now available.>>
    Posted: Jan 8, 2018
  • 2017-2027 Advanced Science Plan For NASA'S Ocean Biology and Biogeochemistry Research >>
    Comment period has closed
  • July 10, 2017: NASA Ocean Biology and Biogeochemistry Program announces 11 projects selected for EXPORTS under 2016 ROSES Ocean Biology and Biogeochemistry Research Announcement >>
    Updated July 11, 2017
  • FIFE/BOREAS Article for The Earth Observer Complete >>

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