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Cyberinfrastructure
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Cyberinfrastructure is a tightly integrated, planet-wide grid of computing, information, networking and sensor resources which will enable individual researchers to have the power of the world's highest-performance digital resources at their disposal. NSF has funded or is exploring cyberinfrastructure-related projects designed to lead the scientific and engineering community in the coordinated development and expansive use of cyberinfrastructure.

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Computer Science
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Disasters
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Whether caused by acts of nature, human error or even malevolence, disasters are an increasingly costly threat. The National Science Foundation works with the Administration and other federal agencies in a coordinated effort to anticipate disasters and minimize their effects. Research projects provide information on understanding the causes and predicting natural disasters, disaster preparation in the form of stronger buildings, infrastructure and cybersecurity, and disaster response.

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Engineering
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