Petrology and Geochemistry (CH)

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22-560

Important Information for Proposers

A revised version of the NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) (NSF 22-1), is effective for proposals submitted, or due, on or after October 4, 2021. Please be advised that, depending on the specified due date, the guidelines contained in NSF 22-1 may apply to proposals submitted in response to this funding opportunity.

Supports research on the formation of planet Earth, including its accretion, early differentiation, and its petrologic and geochemical modification via igneous and metamorphic processes.

Supports research on the formation of planet Earth, including its accretion, early differentiation, and its petrologic and geochemical modification via igneous and metamorphic processes.

Synopsis

The Petrology and Geochemistry Program supports basic research on the formation of planet Earth, including its accretion, early differentiation, and subsequent petrologic and geochemical modification via igneous and metamorphic processes. Proposals in this program generally address the petrology and high-temperature geochemistry of igneous and metamorphic rocks and minerals (including mantle samples), mineral physics, economic geology, and volcanology. Proposals that are focused on the development of analytical tools, theoretical and computational models, and experimental techniques for applications by the igneous and metamorphic petrology, and high temperature geochemistry and geochronology communities are also invited. The program supports a wide range of Broader Impacts activities, including (but not limited to) infrastructure enhancement, partnerships with industry, and evidence-based practices that recruit and specifically retain individuals who historically have not been included in the geosciences.

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Jennifer Wade
jwade@nsf.gov (703) 292-4739 GEO/EAR
Jennifer Wenner
jwenner@nsf.gov (703) 292-8485 GEO/EAR
Curtis Williams
curwilli@nsf.gov (703) 292-8202 GEO/EAR

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