The NASA Earth Science Division (ESD) solicits proposals to advance progress on equity and environmental justice (EEJ) domestically through the application of Earth science, geospatial, and socioeconomic information. With this program element, NASA is especially interested in proposals from or partnered with non-Federal domestic organizations, community-based non-profit institutions, tribal governments, local governments, and academic institutions active in addressing EEJ issues that would benefit from the insights offered by NASA Earth science information. This solicitation includes three elements: 1) Landscape analyses, 2) Community-based feasibility projects, and 3) Data integration projects that combine Earth science information and socioeconomic datasets.

ROSES-2021 Amendment 52 releases a new opportunity in ROSES: A.49 Earth Science Applications: Equity and Environmental Justice (EEJ). Notices of Intent to propose are not requested and proposals are due March 18, 2022.

Two pre-proposal teleconferences are planned, the first to be held on January 7, 2022, and second on February 17, 2022, on a no-advance-reservation, first-to-dial-in basis. Questions and agenda suggestions may be sent to Nancy.D.Searby@nasa.gov. Teleconference information will be listed on the NSPIRES web page for this program element no later than December 31, 2021.

On or about December 8, 2021, this Amendment to the NASA Research Announcement “Research Opportunities in Space and Earth Sciences (ROSES) 2021” (NNH21ZDA001N) will be posted on the NASA research opportunity homepage at https://solicitation.nasaprs.com/ROSES2021 and will appear on SARA’s ROSES blog at: https://science.nasa.gov/researchers/sara/grant-solicitations/roses-2021/

Questions concerning A.49 EEJ may be directed to Nancy Searby at nancy.d.searby@nasa.gov.