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The Ocean Biology & Biogeochemistry (OBB) program supports a number of Federal research objectives, e.g., the U.S. Global Change Research Program, which address aspects of Carbon Cycle and Ecosystem research from space, with a focus on understanding Earth’s aquatic environment and its role within the Earth System. The program is also responsive to the National Ocean Policy and its associated recommendations, and the science priorities of the U.S. Carbon Cycle Science Program.

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National Research Council released the 2017—2027 Decadal Survey for Earth Science and Applications from Space [Decadal Snapshot]


  • EPA Releases Cyanobacteria Assessment Network (CyAN) Mobile Application in the Google Play™ Store >>
    Posted July 2, 2019
  • Biological Diversity and Ecological Forecasting community input requested by Dec. 14, 2018>>
    Posted November 20, 2018
  • NASA’s graduate student research solicitation is now called Future Investigators in NASA Earth and Space Science and Technology (FINESST). >>
    Proposals Due: Feb. 1, 2019
    Posted November 13, 2018
  • NOTICE: National Oceanographic Partnership Program (NOPP) Broad Agency Announcement (BAA)
    Proposals Due: December 21, 2018
    Posted October 3, 2018
  • Arctic-COLORS Arctic-COastal Land Ocean inteRactionS (2018)
    Draft Science Plan for a NASA Field Campaign in the Coastal Arctic [PDF]
  • 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
  • EXPORTS Final Implementation Plan is now available >>
    Posted October 18, 2016
  • Socioeconomics Benefits Solicitation Released. NOIs are requested by January 22, 2016. Proposals are due March 24, 2016. See More >>
    posted 12.07.2015
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