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Ecosystem Science Cluster

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Important information for proposers

All proposals must be submitted in accordance with the requirements specified in this funding opportunity and in the NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) that is in effect for the relevant due date to which the proposal is being submitted. It is the responsibility of the proposer to ensure that the proposal meets these requirements. Submitting a proposal prior to a specified deadline does not negate this requirement.


The Ecosystem Science Cluster supports research on natural, managed, and disturbed ecosystems, including those in terrestrial, freshwater, and wetland (including salt marsh) environments. Descriptive and manipulative approaches in field, mesocosm, and laboratory settings are supported, with the expectation that the bulk of the research is question- or hypothesis-driven. Proposals are encouraged, but not necessarily required to incorporate new or existing quantitative or conceptual models for the purpose of integration or synthesis.

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