ROSES-2020 Clarifications, corrections and amendments

ROSES-2020 Amendments, Clarifications, and Corrections

Welcome to SARA's Research Opportunities in Space and Earth Science (ROSES)-2020 blog. If you want to have a list of all of the changes to ROSES-2020 then bookmark this page.

Mar 27, 2020
Research supported by A.7 Biodiversity combines observations from satellites, airborne platforms, and in-situ sensors to explore biodiversity patterns in terrestrial, freshwater, marine, and airborne ecosystems.
Mar 27, 2020
In order to give the science community more time to adapt to remote activities because of the COVID-19 emergency, a number of near-term Heliophysics (Appendix B) due dates have been delayed. This Amendment delays both Step-1 and Step-2 due dates for the following program elements:
Mar 26, 2020
The primary goal of Space Weather Science Application Operations-to-Research (SWO2R), program element B.7 is to support research to improve numerical models and/or data utilization techniques that could advance specification and/or forecasting capabilities and could also lead to improved scientific...
Universe, Earth
Mar 23, 2020
NASA's Ocean Biology and Biogeochemistry program focuses on better understanding the ocean’s role in the Earth System and predicting future causes and impacts of change driven by Earth’s climate, the environment, and event scale phenomena on ocean biology, biogeochemistry, and ecology. This year... Read More
Universe, Exoplanets, Earth, Sun, Solar System
Mar 20, 2020
To give proposing organizations more time to adapt to remote activities because of the COVID-19 emergency, a number of changes have been made to the near-term due dates for several programs. The Step-1 proposal due date for program element C.2 Emerging Worlds has been delayed to April 17, 2020.
Mar 16, 2020
The purpose of the Interdisciplinary Science for Eclipse (ISE) program element is to support development of new research or enhancement of existing research, applied to the 2020 total solar eclipse visible from the southern hemisphere on December 14th, 2020. Amendment 5 adds a new opportunity to... Read More
Solar System
Mar 12, 2020
C.6 Solar System Observations (SSO) supports primarily ground-based and limited airborne- and space-based astronomical observations of bodies in our Solar System. Proposals are solicited for observations over the entire range of wavelengths, from the ultraviolet to radio, that contribute to the... Read More
Solar System
Feb 28, 2020
A link to the USGS Astrogeology Planetary Photogrammetry Lab's digital terrain model web page has been added to Section 4.3.7 of C.1 The Planetary Science Research Program Overview.  
Solar System
Feb 27, 2020
Research in the area of "Emerging Worlds" aims to answer the fundamental science question of how the Solar System formed and evolved. It helps to advance the strategic science goal to "explore and observe the objects in the Solar System to understand how they formed and evolve" through basic... Read More
Universe, Earth, Sun, Solar System
Feb 25, 2020
This Amendment releases final text and due dates for program element E.6 Science Activation Program Integration.
Feb 21, 2020
The Early Career Investigator Program (ECIP) in Heliophysics is designed to support outstanding scientific research and career development of scientists at the early stage of their professional careers. The program aims to encourage innovative research initiatives and cultivate diverse scientific... Read More
Feb 20, 2020
On February 20, 2020, Sections 1 and 2.2 of ROSES-2020 program element C.5 Exobiology will be corrected to indicate that proposals on the formation of complex organic molecules in space and their delivery to planetary surfaces are allowed. Deleted text is struck through. The due dates remain... Read More
Universe, Earth, Sun, Solar System
Feb 13, 2020
The 2020 version of Research Opportunities in Space and Earth Science (ROSES-20) will be posted at on or about February 14, 2020.

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