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)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)AGU 2021 Biodiversity Session – B006 - Advances in remote sensing for monitoring biodiversity change: Integrating data and models across scales and technologies. Abstracts due August 4th.  (posted 2021-07-08)2021 AGU Sessions of Interest  (posted 2021-06-22)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)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)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)AGU 2020 Biodiversity Session - Abstracts due July 29 – B004 - Advances in the application of remote sensing for biodiversity monitoring: Integrating data and models across scales and technologies  (posted 2020-07-07)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)GEO BON Grant Opportunity – Grant application deadline is June 5, 2020. Microsoft’s AI for Earth programme and the Group on Earth Observations Biodiversity Observation Network (GEO BON) Secretariat are launching a new US$1 million grant programme. Eligibility: Applicants must be either individual members or partner organizations of GEO BON. We particularly encourage applications from locally based organizations in geographic areas where biodiversity observations are currently underrepresented. Full details can be found on the website. With kind regards, The GEO Secretariat  (posted 2020-05-06)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)AGU 2019 SESSION – Abstract submission is open for AGU 2019, and we invite you to submit abstracts for poster or oral contributions to our session “B006: Advances in the application of remote sensing for biodiversity monitoring.” Submissions Due July 31, 2019  (posted 2019-11-18)Special Issue “Remote Sensing in Ecosystem Modelling” – Call for Papers – Invitation open for manuscripts that merge EO and other data products to understand ecosystems through modelling. Manuscripts will be accepted until September 30, 2020.  (posted 2019-11-18)OceanObs’19 – This is a community driven conference for global participation to communicate decadal progress of ocean observing networks and to chart innovative solutions that address growing needs for ocean information. Opportunities exist for participation in breakout sessions (including a session on Ecosystem Health and Biodiversity).  (posted 2019-11-18)17 projects selected – for “Sustaining Living Systems in a Time of Climate Variability and Change” (Oct, 2018)  (posted 2019-11-18)NASA’s graduate student research solicitation – is now called Future Investigators in NASA Earth and Space Science and Technology (FINESST). Selections: June 20, 2019  (posted 2019-11-18)