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May, 2020

April, 2020

On the occasion of the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day, the U.S. Carbon Cycle Science Program Office released its first Carbon Digest.

*Cross-posted from ICE-SAT distribution list*

*Excerpts cross-posted from the USDA Federal Register Notice and press release.*

'The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) is seeking public and private sector input on the new Agriculture Innovation Agenda.

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.