New NSF Solicitation: The Future of Thwaites Glacier and its Contribution to Sea-level Rise
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New NSF Solicitation:
The Future of Thwaites Glacier and its Contribution to Sea-level Rise

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Posted October 21, 2016

The National Science Foundation (NSF) and the U.K. Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) have announced that they will jointly fund as much as $25 million in research, and make available additional funding for associated logistical support, to understand a massive Antarctic glacier whose collapse could significantly affect global sea level.

NSF and NERC issued a solicitation for proposals to support fieldwork and modeling in the vicinity of West Antarctica's Thwaites Glacier and the adjacent Amundsen Sea. View the solicitation (NSF 17-505) on the NSF web site.

The full NSF press release can also be found on the NSF web site:
NSF, U.K. Jointly Support Research Into Fate of Massive Antarctic Glacier

The Full Proposal Deadline date is March 01, 2017.

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