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Proposals to the USGS Powell Center due Jan. 31, 2016


30 Nov 2015
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Call for proposals by John Wesley Powell Center. Deadline January 31, 2016

The John Wesley Powell Center for Earth System Science Analysis and Synthesis fosters innovative thinking in Earth system science through collaborative synthesis activities. This mission is driven by the growing recognition that synthesis is critical to solving complex problems facing Society. To date, the Center has successfully hosted 36 working groups that have produced 70 pubs, many in top-ranked journals. We invite interdisciplinary Working Groups comprised of USGS researchers and their national and international colleagues in academia and government to submit proposals.  Working Groups collaborate to promote understanding through analysis of existing data and information. Groups that submit successful proposals will receive computing and data management support, funding for a Fellow, opportunities for meetings in Fort Collins, CO, and between-meeting collaborative tools.  Proposals are invited for projects that will begin on or after October 1, 2016.

Proposal Deadline:  January 31, 2016

Some proposals may be jointly funded by USGS and NSF/GEO/EAR. Potential USGS/EAR proposals should follow Powell submission guidelines and will be processed through the Powell Center Science Advisory Board review process.  Instructions for proposal preparation and submission are available at:

If you have an interest and questions about how to develop a proposal for synthesis efforts, please join in a WEBINAR on Friday December 11, 2015, Time: 2:00 pm, Eastern Standard Time

Teleconference: USGS/DOI 703-648-4848
Toll free: 855-547-8255
Code: 571-323-83#

When it is time to attend the meeting, please visit this link

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in advance of the meeting as follows:
1. Start your web browser
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3. Select Setup / Meeting manager (left side of page)

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