News and Opportunities

(Unless otherwise noted, all news pieces were written by Gyami Shrestha.)

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April, 2020

The USDA Office of Energy and Environmental Policy has released a Notice of Request for Public Comment on Updates to Technical Guidelines for Quantifying Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions and Carbon Sequestration at the Entity-Scale for Agriculture and Forestry.

Details and instructions to submit comments are available here.

An excerpt from this request for input is cross-posted below, for your information.



The Congressional Research Service (CRS) has released a report, 'The Effects of COVID-19 on the Federal Research Enterprise'.

*May 15, 2020 update from NASA SMD*

 Original Closing Date: May 15th 2020.

Revised Closing Date: June 1st 2020 5 PM Eastern Time.  For any additional information or questions concerning this Request for Information email attention the NSTC Executive Director, Chloe Kontos, and include “RFI Response: ESP” in the subject line.*

March, 2020


The U.S. Carbon Cycle Science Program encompasses activities established and facilitated by the Program and the Carbon Cycle Interagency Working Group (CCIWG), including the the North American Carbon Program (NACP)  and the Ocean Carbon and Biogeochemistry (OCB) Program which publish monthly newsletters.

*Cross-posted from NSPIRES NASA Science Mission Directorate email* For carbon cycle sciene related funding announcements, see compilations of Funding Announcements on the pages of the NACP and OCB  programs.

*Please see meeting website here for future updates and details*

Dear NACP Open Science Meeting participants,

February, 2020

The future is here: North American carbon cycle science for a changed climate. March 23-26, 20020. Hilton Mclean Tysons Corner, Virginia.

January, 2020


December, 2019


7th North American Carbon Program (NACP) Open Science Meeting

The Future is Here: North American Carbon Cycle Science for a Changing Climate

March 23–26, 2020
Hilton McLean Tysons Corner
McLean, Virginia, USA
Meeting website

All interested scientists, practitioners, managers and stakeholders are welcome to join this international meeting.