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Early Career Geoscience Faculty Visit to the National Science Foundation

Friday, July 27, 2018

The National Science Foundation. Photo by Sarah Penniston-Dorland.

Tentative Schedule

9:00-9:30 Arrival at National Science Foundation

9:30-10:00 Check in (ID required), Deposit Luggage (Room TBD)

  • A valid federal or state government identification card that is REAL ID Act compliant is required for entry to NSF facilities. Please check the Department of Homeland Security website (https://www.dhs.gov/current-status-states-territories) to determine if your driver's license is REAL ID Act compliant, or determine what alternative forms of identification you should bring. Examples of valid ID include: REAL ID Act compliant driver's licenses, passport, CAC/PIV card, or pictured I-9 documentation. Please check the NSF website http://www.nsf.gov/about/visit/alt-ids.jsp for examples of alternative forms of identification accepted by NSF.
  • You will go through metal detectors at the entrance (security requirements are similar to TSA).

All meetings are in the main NSF Building, on the second floor.

10:15 Welcome to NSF

10:45-11:45 Small group meetings (attend one)

Programs in the Division of Earth Sciences, Atmospheric and Geospace Sciences, Polar Programs, and Ocean Sciences:

  • Geobiology & Low-Temperature Geochemistry
  • Geomorphology and Land-Use Dynamics
  • Hydrologic Sciences
  • Petrology and Geochemistry
  • Tectonics
  • Geophysics
  • Programs in the Division of Atmospheric and Geospace Sciences
  • Programs in the Division of Ocean Sciences
  • Polar Programs

11:45-1:00pm Lunch at the NSF Cafeteria. Please do not leave the NSF building, as it is complex to get you back in through security.

The National Science Foundation. Photo by Sarah Penniston-Dorland.

Individual appointments will mostly occur between 1:30am-4pm. Please check appointment schedule, and feel free to exit/enter ongoing sessions so that you can attend individual appointments**

Individual appointments will be located in lounge/meeting areas near our three main meeting rooms.


1:00-1:40 Integrating Research and Education: NSF CAREER Program -- Sonia Esperanca, Gayle Pugh

1:45-2:25 Concurrent sessions (attend one)

  • Earth Sciences (EAR) Instrumentation and Facilities -- Russell Kelz, David Lambert
  • Instrumentation and Facilities in AGS -- Shree Mishra & Linnea Avallone
  • Antarctic & Arctic Logistics & Planning, and Navigating the New Arctic-- Alex Isern & Mike Jackson
  • Ocean Sciences Logistics, Facilities & Ship Time --

2:30-3:10 Concurrent sessions (attend one)

  • Opportunities for supporting undergraduate education in the Geosciences -- Lina Patino & Lisa Rom
  • Mentoring Graduate Students in submitting GRFP proposals --
  • Data Management for NSF supported projects -- Raleigh Martin

3:15-3:55 Broader Impacts and Increasing Diversity in the Geosciences -- Lina Patino

3:00-5:00 Debrief: Check in with Sarah or Tessa before you leave so we know how your visit went!