2018 Federal Funding Opportunity

Learn more about the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research fiscal year 2018 Federal Funding Opportunity for Ocean Exploration. Pre-proposals were due on August 28, 2017, and the deadline for full proposals is December 8, 2017.


Exploration Project of Opportunity

Learn how to submit a proposal for an Exploration Project of Opportunity (EPO), or a small additional project to take place during an expedition on NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer. The EPO process was created to ensure that NOAA’s Office of Ocean Exploration and Research optimizes ship time while sailing in remote and hard-to-access regions of the world’s ocean.