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Integrative Geospatial Institute Secures $15 million NSF Grant

Overview of I-GUIDE's six interrelated areas of focus.  The National Science Foundation has established the new Institute for Geospatial Understanding through an Integrative Discovery Environment (I-GUIDE, one of five centers to meet the goal of harnessing the data revolution. AAG is among the partners supporting the new effort. Led by University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign with…
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News from the National Science Foundation

The Human-Environment and Geographical Sciences program at the National Science Foundation has announced several staff ; Scott Freundschuh continues as HEGS Program ;A cognitive geographer, Scott specializes in spatial cognition as it relates to types of spatial knowledge and their structures, geographic scale, spatial concept development and understanding, and spatial skills development. He is a faculty member at the University of…
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News from the Human-Environment and Geographical Sciences (HEGS) Program at the National Science Foundation (NSF), September 2020

Update 9/15/2020: In response to concerns raised by members of the AAG, the NSF has clarified its announced changes to the Human-Environment and Geographical Sciences program (HEGS), formerly known as the Geography and Spatial Sciences program (GSS).  AAG appreciates the time many of our members have taken to bring  questions and concerns about the program…
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NSF Seeks Candidates for Division Director of Behavioral and Cognitive Sciences

The National Science Foundation is in the process of identifying potential candidates for division director for Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences within the Geography and Spatial Sciences Program.  This division includes many psychological sciences, as well as geography and spatial sciences, cultural and biological anthropology, linguistics, and archaeology.  The current director term ends at the…
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Updates from the Geography and Spatial Sciences Program at NSF

The Geography and Spatial Sciences (GSS) Program of the National Science Foundation (NSF) announces the release of a new GSS strategic plan as well as new program solicitations for both its regular and its doctoral dissertation research improvement (DDRI) competitions.  These documents are available via links on the GSS websites.  The new strategic plan and…
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William Easterling To Head Geosciences Directorate at the National Science Foundation

William E. Easterling (photo courtesy Penn State U.) The National Science Foundation (NSF) has selected William E. Easterling to serve as Assistant Director for Geosciences and as head of the Directorate for Geosciences (GEO). GEO supports fundamental research at academic institutions covering atmospheric, earth, ocean and polar sciences through federal funding. Learn more.
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