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    Today, President Donald J. Trump's Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 budget request for the National Science Foundation (NSF) was presented to Congress. More information on the FY 2019 budget request is available beginning today from the White House Office of Management and Budget.* NSF Director France...

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  2. Map of the United States with the logos for Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services and Google Cloud Platform above it.

    The National Science Foundation (NSF) is providing nearly $30 million in new funding for research in data science and engineering through its Critical Techniques, Technologies and Methodologies for Advancing Foundations and Applications of Big Data Sciences and Engineering (BIGDATA) program.

    NSF's awards are paired with support from Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Cloud Platform (GCP), and Microsoft Azure, which have each committed up to $3 million in cloud resources for relevant...

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  3. Pacific sardine

    Are the U.S. East Coast's salt marshes healthy? How do sea ice patterns affect penguin populations in Antarctica? What diet do blue whales off California specialize in? Is every El Niño the same?

    As the oceans continue to change in unprecedented ways, the annual Ocean Sciences Meeting (OSM) has become an important venue for exchanging new insights into these and other questions about marine...

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  4. Wetlands

    Find related stories on NSF's Environmental Research and Education (ERE) programs at this link.

    In agricultural regions such as the U.S. Midwest, excess nitrate from crop fertilizer makes its way into rivers and streams through subsurface drainage channels and agricultural ditches.

    High nitrate concentrations in waterways can be harmful to ecosystems and human health,...

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