Arctic research proposals sought

Belmont-forum-logoThe Belmont Forum, a group of international science funders encouraging inter- and trans-disciplinary science, has released a call for proposals on Arctic Observing and Research for Sustainability. 

The call seeks to bring together integrated teams to develop projects that utilize existing Arctic observing systems, datasets and models to evaluate key sustainability challenges and opportunities in the Arctic region.

Three types of submissions are being sought - small collaboration grants, synthesis projects, and research proposals. Available funding for meritorious projects is 13 million euros comprising contributions from Canada, China, France, Iceland, India, Italy, Japan, the Nordic Council of Ministers, Norway, Russia, the United States of America, and the World Ocean Council. Possibilities for collaboration with non-participatory countries exists as well.

Deadline: 31 July 2014

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