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National Science Foundation Offers Up To $12 Million for Arctic Sustainability Grants

Release Date: 05/29/2012
Contact Information: Suzanne Skadowski, skadowski.suzanne@epa.gov, (206)-553-6689

(May 25, 2012 – Seattle, Wash. ) The National Science Foundation is soliciting grant proposals for Arctic Science, Engineering & Education for Sustainability (ArcSEES) projects. ArcSEES grants will focus on the natural and living environment; the built environment; natural resource development; and governance. Up to $12 million will be available for 5 to 15 grants and proposals are due September 14, 2012. A long proposal window will allow interdisciplinary groups to form and develop proposals with communities, industry, and collaborating agency scientists. Two ArcSEES webinars will be held June 6 at 2 p.m. ET by the Alaska Center for Climate Assessment & Policy and June 20 at 1 p.m. ET. by EPA Region 10 Tribal Trust & Assistance Unit with the Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals at N. Arizona Univ.