Discovery Files

Infographic: Earth Day at NSF

NSF investments help us understand and protect the environment

The National Science Foundation (NSF) supports research across all fields of science and engineering, from astronomy to zoology. Much of it has a role to play in helping us better understand  -- and protect -- our environment. In honor of Earth Week, we're sharing stories of NSF-supported research with an environmental focus, from across the disciplines NSF funds. The infographic above describes just a few of examples, including:

  • Bringing mathematics to sea ice research
  • Teaching Earth Science teachers
  • Outwitting poachers with artificial intelligence

Learn more about these stories.