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Registration is Open! CMS Science Team Meeting & Applications Workshop – September 26-28, 2022 at the AGU Conference Center in Washington, D.C.  (posted 2022-08-17)4th Carbon From Space Workshop Travel Awards  (posted 2022-08-15)Now Open! AGU Special Collection on Nature-based Climate Solutions  (posted 2022-08-09)CMS Phase 2 Report – The CMS Phase 2 Report has been published. Now available here!  (posted 2022-06-14)New Research Opportunity! A.43 Commercial Smallsat Data Acquisition New Vendor Onramp Evaluation – Notices of Intent due May 19. Proposals due July 21.  (posted 2022-05-02)New! Science Mission Directorate Bridge Program – SMD is soliciting applications from interested individuals in the community for participation as members of the SMD Bridge Program Workshop Organizing Committee. Applications are due by May 20, 2022.  (posted 2022-05-02)CMS Phase 3 Highlights Hyperwall Presentation available  (posted 2022-01-07)AGU Hyperwall Presentation - Wednesday, Dec. 15, 11AM  (posted 2021-12-07)F.5 FINESST Graduate Student Research Final Text and Due Date Released! – ROSES-2021 Amendment 50 releases final text and due date for F.5 FINESST. Notices of Intent are not requested. Proposals are due February 11, 2022.  (posted 2021-12-02)Fall Newsletter Released!  (posted 2021-10-21)NASA Earth Science Division Community Forum: Oct. 21, 2021 at 12:30pm ET. – NASA ESD leadership will update the community on the Earth System Observatory, the current Program of Record, and other Earth science news related to ESD.  (posted 2021-10-13)2021 AGU Sessions of Interest to CMS  (posted 2021-06-22)17 NEW Projects from CMS 2020 Solicitation!  (posted 2021-05-14)The 17th International Workshop on Greenhouse Gas Measurements from Space (IWGGMS17) – June 14-17 Virtual meeting  (posted 2021-04-30)NASA Decadal Survey Community Forum (Virtual) – April 15, 2021. 1:00-3:00pm Eastern. For information on the Decadal, upcoming Community Forums, including teleconference and WebEx information, and to provide written feedback please refer to the Decadal Surveys web page.  (posted 2021-03-29)NASA Research Opportunity: Suomi NPP and JPSS Satellites Standard Products for Earth System Data Records – Optional notices of intent to propose are requested by January 27, 2021 and the due date for proposals is March 10, 2021.  (posted 2020-11-24)NASA Research Opportunity: The Science of Terra, Aqua, and Suomi-NPP--Proposals due Feb. 24, 2021 – ROSES-2020 Program Element A.33 The Science of Terra, Aqua, and Suomi-NPP solicits proposals to conduct integrative research using the data and products resulting from the Terra, Aqua, Suomi NPP, and JPSS (T/A/SNPP/JPSS) satellites. In addition, this program element aims to support the work of science discipline teams integrated across the T/A/SNPP/JPSS satellites (see Section 3 of this program element). This program element also provides an opportunity to develop new products for T/A/SNPP/JPSS by combining or fusing multi-sensor and multi-platform data, or by developing innovative approaches to data retrievals.  (posted 2020-11-24)NASA Graduate NRA proposal due date is Feb. 4, 2021. Future Investigators in NASA Earth and Space Science and Technology (FINESST) – An optional pre-proposal teleconference is scheduled November 17, 2020 from 12:30-1:30 p.m. Eastern Time. No earlier than 30 minutes prior to the start time, call 1-888-994-8796 (U.S.-only Toll Free) or 1-517-308-9203 (U.S. Toll) and use Participant Passcode: 3134590.  (posted 2020-11-03)COVID Salary Flexibility Extension for NASA SMD Grants – Because the government-wide flexibility in OMB memo M-20-26 ended on 9/30/20, NASA has issued Grant Notice 20-02 allowing us, on a case-by-case basis, to extend this flexibility so grantees may continue to pay salaries.  (posted 2020-10-01)Extended Due Date for NASA New (Early Career) Investigator Program in Earth Science – ROSES-2020 Amendment 53 delays the proposal due date for proposals to A.32 New (Early Career) Investigator Program in Earth Science to give more time for proposers displaced by fires in the west. Proposals are now due October 6, 2020.  (posted 2020-09-15)NASA Research Announcement: ROSES-2020 A.6 Carbon Monitoring System – Notices of intent were due August 31, 2020 and proposals are due October 16, 2020.  (posted 2020-09-14)Read the CMS Connections Summer 2020 newsletter here!  (posted 2020-09-14)NASA Research Opportunity: ROSES-2020 Amendment 49 releases final text for A.5 Carbon Cycle Science. Notices of intent are requested by September 28, 2020 and the due date for proposals is December 3, 2020. – ROSES-2020 Program Element A.5 Carbon Cycle Science solicits proposals for research focused on carbon stocks and fluxes between and within freshwater, marine systems, and land ecosystems, and their exchange with the atmosphere. It also targets improving understanding of carbon cycle processes and feedbacks in critical ecosystems that are particularly vulnerable to environmental change. Substantive use of remote sensing and/or airborne data is required in all studies.  (posted 2020-08-26)NASA Call for Expression of Interest (EOI) – for augmentations and funded extensions to existing funded awards to help make up for increased costs directly attributable to the COVID-19 pandemic. EOIs are due August 21, 2020 to help estimate the size of this new program.  (posted 2020-08-03)2020 AGU Sessions of Interest to CMS  (posted 2020-06-26)First Plenary Surface Topography and Vegetation (STV) Workshop – Thursday, July 9, 8:00am - 1:00pm PT / 11:00am - 4:00pm ET  (posted 2020-06-17)NASA Research Announcement for Commercial Smallsat Data Analysis – Mandatory Notices of Intent are due July 1, 2020 and 5-page proposals are due September 1, 2020. Click on title to see full announcement.  (posted 2020-06-16)NASA Science Mission Directorate Releases New Science Plan: Science 2020-2024: A Vision for Scientific Excellence – Members of the science community are invited to download the Science Mission Directorate's (SMD's) newest version of its Science Plan, Science 2020-2024: A Vision for Scientific Excellence, at  (posted 2020-05-29)USFS-NASA Virtual Pitch Fest
  • 12 pitches will be presented by CMS PIs/Stakeholders
  • CMS Science Team Lead and several CMS Science Team members will participate on a USFS-NASA Pitch Fest Panel
  • CMS Applications Coordinator will be a moderator during the Pitch Fest
  (posted 2020-05-29)
Grants and Research during the COVID-19 Epidemic, FAQ Version 4.4 (31 March 2020)  (posted 2020-03-31)NASA ROSES 2020 Released – 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) 2020 as NNH20ZDA001N on or about February 14, 2020, on the NSPIRES web page.  (posted 2020-02-15)15 NEW projects  (posted 2019-11-18)George Hurtt won 2019-2020 Distinguished Scholar-Teacher Award  (posted 2019-11-18)ROSES-18 Amendment 66: New Opportunity in A.49, Carbon Monitoring System – Notices of Intent Due: March 25, 2019  (posted 2019-11-18)Ongoing Call for Papers – Special issue of the journal Environmental Research Letters: Focus on Carbon Monitoring Research and Applications.  (posted 2019-11-18)