Announcement of Opportunity: RoSES

Closing date: 16:00 on 15 December 2016

Please note: All shiptime and marine equipment (SME) requests must be submitted via the Marine Facilities Planning webpage no later than 14 November to ensure receipt of costings before the proposal submission deadline. SME's should be kept in draft status and early communication with National Marine Facilities is strongly advised.

Also, all preliminary request forms for Antarctic logistic support must be submitted to no later than 14 November. Further information is available on the Antarctic Logistic Support page.

Proposals are invited under a new research programme - The Role of the Southern Ocean in the Earth System (RoSES).

This programme aims to substantially reduce uncertainty in 21st century global climate change projections through improved assessment of the Southern Ocean carbon sink.

£5·2 million is available to fund up to three proposals, one to address challenge one and two to address challenge two of the programme.

For full details of the call and how to apply, please see the Announcement of Opportunity document below.

Announcement of Opportunity (PDF, 234KB)

ORCHESTRA information (PDF, 98KB)

Further information

Lisa Hole
01793 444077