Target dates for proposals. National Science Foundation (NSF) target dates for grant proposals are those on which proposals received after the cutoff date will be reviewed, although they may miss a particular panel meeting. February 1, 1979, is the target date for grant proposals in geology, geochemistry, and geophysics. Contact William Benson, Division of Earth Sciences (telephone 202-632-4210), for further information. The target date for long-term visits to Australia (beginning October 1, 1979, and ending March 31, 1980) is also February 1, 1979. For additional information, contact Alan Milsap, Division of International Programs (telephone 202-632-5806).