Long-Term Ecological Research

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Long-Term Ecological Research: To address ecological questions that cannot be resolved with short-term observations or experiments, NSF established the Long-Term Ecological Research Program (LTER) in 1980. Two components differentiate LTER research from projects supported by other NSF programs: 1) the research is located at specific sites chosen to represent major ecosystem types or natural biomes, and 2) it emphasizes the study of ecological phenomena over long periods of time based on data collected in five core areas. Long-term studies are critical to achieve an integrated understanding of how components of ecosystems interact as well as to test ecological theory. Ongoing research at LTER sites is expected to contribute to the development and testing of fundamental ecological theories and significantly advance understanding of the long-term dynamics of populations, communities and ecosystems. It often integrates multiple disciplines and, through cross-site interactions may examine patterns or processes over broad spatial scales. Recognizing that the value of long-term data extends beyond use at any individual site, NSF requires that data collected by all LTER sites be made publicly accessible. NSF currently supports 28 LTER sites. The program is on-going and proposals are periodically invited when a need is identified to balance the LTER portfolio or when funding opportunities arise to support new LTERs. These opportunities are announced through separate solicitations. This solicitation governs submission of renewal proposals for active LTER site awards.
Federal Grant Title: Long-Term Ecological Research
Federal Agency Name: National Science Foundation (NSF)
Grant Categories: Science and Technology
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: 19-593
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 47.050, 47.074, 47.075
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: March 5th, 2020
Original Application Deadline: March 5th, 2020
Posted Date: August 6th, 2019
Creation Date: August 6th, 2019
Archive Date: April 6th, 2024
Total Program Funding: $11,877,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award:
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $1,187,000
Expected Number of Awards:
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: August 6th, 2019
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification.)
Additional Information on Eligibility
*Who May Submit Proposals: Proposals may only be submitted by the following: - This solicitation addresses projects that are eligible for renewal. Only the organization or institution that holds the current award is eligible to apply for a renewal. Collaborative proposals must be submitted using the "single proposal" method as described in NSF Proposal and Award Policies and Procedures Guide. Separately submitted collaborative proposals will be returned without review. *Who May Serve as PI: The lead PI on a renewal proposal must be the lead PI on the current award or one of the co-PIs listed on the current award.
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