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Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Forest Global Earth Observatory (ForestGEO)
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The CTFS-Forest GEO Grants Program supports research that uses forest data from the program’s field sites. Applicants do not need to be associated with a site prior to applying, but each applicant will need to contact a site Principal Investigator (linked from the announcement) prior to submitting a proposal. Research projects up to US$15 thousand will be considered. 


  • Anyone working directly in a ForestGEO Forest Dynamics Site.
  • Early-career researchers or researchers with less access to other institutional funds.
  • Projects include multiple sites or a strong educational component will be given priority.
  • In rare cases, highly advanced undergraduate students will be considered.
  • Social scientists and natural scientists are encouraged to apply.
  • Applicants of all nationalities are encouraged to apply.
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