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Geophysics (PH)

Status: Archived

Archived funding opportunity

This document has been archived. See NSF 22-563 for the latest version.

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The Geophysics Program (PH) supports basic research in the physics of the solid earth to explore its composition, structure, and processes. Laboratory, field, theoretical, and computational studies are supported. Topics include seismicity, seismic wave propagation, and the nature and occurrence of earthquakes; the earth's magnetic, gravity, and electrical fields; the earth's thermal structure; and geodynamics. Supported research also includes geophysical studies of active deformation, including GPS-based geodesy, and studies of the properties and behavior of earth materials in support of geophysical observation and theory.

Program contacts

Eva Zanzerkia
Presidential Management Fellow
ezanzerk@nsf.gov (703) 292-8556 GEO/EAR
Robin Reichlin
Program Director
rreichli@nsf.gov (703) 292-8556

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