Facility Request Procedures: How does it work?. NSF Facilities Users’ Workshop 24 September 2007 Brigitte Baeuerle (EOL), Jim Huning and Steve Nelson (NSF/ATM). PRESENTATION OBJECTIVES. To describe current request process for Lower Atmospheric Observing Facilities;
NSF Facilities Users’ Workshop
24 September 2007
Brigitte Baeuerle (EOL), Jim Huning and Steve Nelson (NSF/ATM)
Not currently covered:
New policy and procedures are now in effect and began to impact programs this fiscal year with T-PARC
Procedures are now different for “large” and “small” programs.
Requests possible bi-annually (1 Jul/1 Dec)
15-21 months ahead of campaign
8 months for implementation
Only one review cycle per fiscal year.
Scientific Review of SPO (completed by May FY-2) as well as individual science proposals (completed by Jan FY-1)
FY-2 SPO/EDO and Facility Request submission dates under discussion
8 to 19 months for implementation
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