Announcements Archive

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)Arctic-COLORS open virtual Community Meeting – October 18-20, 1-4PM Eastern
As NASA prepares for the Arctic-COLORS large-scale field campaign in the near future, it is imperative to identify and characterize existing field data sets, modeling activities, and remote sensing capabilities within the coastal Arctic region that make up the Arctic-COLORS study domain.  (posted 2021-10-14)
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 NASA Ocean Color Research Team Meeting – Virtual, October 27 & 28. View agenda here.  (posted 2021-08-26)Seeking Community Input – Please use this form to provide feedback on the Ocean Sciences Across the Solar System white paper by July 30.  (posted 2021-06-23)2021 Earth Science Technology Forum – ESTF2021 will consist of eight virtual sessions, to be held on Thursday afternoons from May through early July. Organized around science themes, the sessions will include presentations on emerging technologies and panel discussions with senior NASA scientists. For additional information and to register, visit the ESTF2021 website.  (posted 2021-04-15)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)CALL for ABSTRACTS: 2nd Operational Satellite Oceanography Symposium, 25-27 May 2021 – Registration and abstract submission are now open. Abstract Deadline is 1 March 2021.  (posted 2021-02-03)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 Minority University Research and Education Project (MUREP) ocean focused solicitation. – 2 Step Process--step 1 -- 3 page proposal due Dec 18, 2020; Step 2 full proposal due April 15, 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)Ocean Decade US and US National Committee for the Ocean Decade – The National Academies is pleased to introduce the U.S. National Committee for the Ocean Decade. Comprised of the experts who regularly advise the National Academies’ Ocean Studies Board and joined by experts who advise the National Academies’ Science and Technology for Sustainability Roundtable, Marine Board, and Gulf Research Program, the committee will serve as the voice of the U.S. scientific community during the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development, which will run from 2021 to 2030. U.S. organizations participating in the Decade are encouraged to connect with the national committee and join the Ocean Decade U.S. Nexus through a new website, “Ocean Decade U.S.” The U.S. National Committee is also seeking early career professionals to serve as liaisons to the committee and provide a voice for the next generation of ocean scientists.  (posted 2020-10-19)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 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)NASA Earth Applied Sciences Week – August 3-6, 2020, 12:00-3:00 pm EDT  (posted 2020-07-29)Important Guidelines for Potential Proposers to ROSES 2020 A.3 OBB  (posted 2020-07-02)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)OCRT Virtual Meeting: May 26 and May 28, 1-4pm EDT each day – Contact Paula or Laura for WebEx participation information.  (posted 2020-05-21)Surface Biology and Geology Community Webinars May 27 and July 15 – The SBG team invites the science, applications and space-science communities to a continuing series of webinars to engage with progress and recommended architectures for community input. The next webinar will be on the 27th of May at 1:00 PM EDT (1500 UTC) and will present, first the science and application guidance used by the architecture teams, and second, the process and status of the architecture activity, as it nears a final set of recommended architectures. Register for the SBG Community Webinar to ensure that you receive WebEx login details and timely updates at  (posted 2020-05-20)Grants and Research during the COVID-19 Epidemic, FAQ Version 4.4 (31 March 2020)  (posted 2020-03-31)NASA Ocean Biology and Biogeochemistry Research Announcement – ROSES-2020 Amendment 7 releases final text and due dates for program element A.3 Ocean Biology and Biogeochemistry (OBB). Notices of intent are requested by April 30, 2020, and proposals are due July 23, 2020. Questions concerning A.3 Ocean Biology and Biogeochemistry may be directed to Laura Lorenzoni, who may be reached at  (posted 2020-03-24)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)EPA Releases Cyanobacteria Assessment Network (CyAN) Mobile Application in the Google Play™ Store  (posted 2019-11-18)Biological Diversity and Ecological Forecasting community input requested by Dec. 14, 2018  (posted 2019-11-18)NOTICE: – National Oceanographic Partnership Program (NOPP) Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) Proposals Due: December 21, 2018  (posted 2019-11-18)Socioeconomics Benefits Solicitation Released. – NOIs are requested by January 22, 2016. Proposals are due March 24, 2016.  (posted 2019-11-18)