NSF Coastlines and People - Hubs for Research and Broadening Participation

Sponsor Deadline: 

Dec 6, 2021


National Science Foundation

UI Contact: 

NSF Coastlines and People - Hubs for Research and Broadening Participation
NSF 21-613

Scientific research into complex coastal systems and the interplay with coastal hazards is vital for predicting, responding to, and mitigating threats in these regions. Understanding the risks associated with coastal hazards requires a holistic Earth Systems approach that integrates improved understanding of and, where possible, predictions about natural, social, and technological processes with efforts to increase the resilience of coastal systems. The Coastlines and People program supports diverse, innovative, multi-institution awards that are focused on critically important coastlines and people research that is integrated with broadening participation goals. The objective of this solicitation is to support Coastal Research Hubs, structured using a convergent science approach, at the nexus between coastal sustainability, human dimensions, and coastal processes to transform understanding of interactions among natural, human-built, and social systems in coastal, populated environments.

Directorate for Geosciences; Office of Integrative Activities; Directorate for Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences; Directorate for Engineering; 
Directorate for Biological Sciences;   Directorate for Education and Human Resources