Taxonomic Research - PEET White Paper Available on WWW

Charles J. O'Kelly okellyc at megasun.BCH.UMontreal.CA
Wed Feb 8 19:21:38 EST 1995


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GUIDELINES FOR MONOGRAPHIC RESEARCH PROPOSALS TO THE PEET PROGRAM OF NSF
                 AVAILABLE ON WORLD WIDE WEB

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The National Science Foundation has released a White Paper on the PEET
(Partnerships for Enhancement of Expertise in Taxonomy) program.

The report is titled:


            TAXONOMIC EXPERTS, SYSTEMATIC MONOGRAPHS

         REPORT OF A PANEL-WORKSHOP, 29-30 NOVEMBER 1994
        ON PRACTICES AND DIRECTIONS IN MONOGRAPHIC RESEARCH


and contains a number of specific comments and recommendations for
both writers and reviewers of PEET proposals.

The document may be found at the following URL address:

    http://megasun.bch.umontreal.ca/isep/peet.html

and it may also be accessed from the ISEP home page

    http://megasun.bch.umontreal.ca/isep/isep.html

by selecting the line "PEET Report".

The report is also available by email from okellyc at bch.umontreal.ca
(Charles J. O'Kelly), if you don't have access to the World Wide Web.

If you are not familiar with the PEET initiative, the full description 
may be found in document NSF 94-109 from the Directorate
of Biological Sciences, Division of Environmental Biology, (US)
National Science Foundation. 

"The National Science Foundation (NSF), in partnership with
academic institutions, botanical gardens, freshwater and marine
institutes, and natural history museums, seeks to enhance and
stimulate taxonomic research ... NSF announces a special
competition ... to support competitively reviewed research
projects that target groups of poorly known organisms. ...  Three
major elements are required of a project submitted ...: 1.
Monographic Research; 2. Training; and 3. Computer
Infrastructure.

The deadline for receipt of proposals is 1 March 1995.

Further information:
     Division of Environmental Biology (PEET)
     National Science Foundation
     4201 Wilson Boulevard, suite 635
     Arlington, VA  22230
     USA
          tel: (1) 703 306 1481
          fax: (1) 703 306 0367
          email: sysrev at nsf.gov

To get the whole document by electronic mail, mail to:
     
     stisserve at nsf.gov

Leave the subject line blank.

Send the following message:

     get nsf94109

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charley o'kelly
mad protistologist
okellyc at bch.umontreal.ca



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