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Feb 15, 2008 Submission Window Date(s): Full Proposal Window: 01/15/2008 - 02/15/2008 Full Proposal Window: September 01, 2008 - October 01, 2008
Jun 06, 2005
Jul 01, 2008
Jul 01, 2008
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The Geomechanics and Geotechnical Systems (GGS) program element supports research in geotechnical engineering, foundation engineering, soil and rock mechanics and dynamics, underground construction, and mining engineering. Support is given for research that will increase geotechnical knowledge for foundations, slopes, excavations and other geostructures, including soil and rock improvement technologies and reinforcement systems; constitutive modeling and verification in geomechanics; transferability of laboratory results to field scale; and non-destructive, remote and in-situ evaluation of soil and rock properties.
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Unrestricted (i.e., open to any type of entity above), subject to any clarification in text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility"
Link to Full Grant Announcement
NSF Program Description 05-1634 http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=13350