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Big Data & Geovisualization

Learn more about big spatial temporal data and geovisualization. This guide is a gateway to graduate research in geospatial informatics, earth observing, remote sensing, and geoinformation science

Grants & Funding

  • GMU Research Funding: Office of Research Development (RD) provides support to the Mason community in seeking funding to increase GM's funded research base.
  • NSF-Geoscience; See the categories of research areas for NSF funding in Geosciences
  • Grant Online A fully operational end-to-end grants management software application implemented to increase efficiency as measured in reduced cycle times by:
    • Standardizing grant business processes
    • Enforcing grants business and data validation
    • Reducing repetitive and error prone data entry activities
    • Enforcing audit-ability and traceability of grant actions and data
  • Terra Viva Grants Directory  World Meteorological Organization is the United Nations’ principal authority on the state and behavior of the Earth’s weather, climate, and water cycle. WMO provides a framework for international cooperation in these areas.  WMO’s program areas include global weather research and monitoring; global atmospheric monitoring; world climate research and monitoring; hydrological monitoring; space observation technology in support of meteorology and hydrology; reduction of disaster risks; agricultural meteorology; marine meteorology; support for public weather services; and others.
  • Grants.gov Find over 900 federal grant programs enabling organizations to electronically find and apply for competitive grant opportunities from all Federal grant-making agencies.
  • NSF: The National Science Foundation funds research and education in most fields of science and engineering. It does this through grants, and cooperative agreements to more than 2,000 colleges, universities, K-12 school systems, businesses, informal science organizations and other research organizations throughout the United States. The Foundation accounts for about one-fourth of federal support to academic institutions for basic research.

Open Access Publishing Fund