Announcement of Opportunity: The Future of Thwaites Glacier & its Contribution to Sea-level Rise

Closing date for proposals: 1 March 2017

Proposals are invited under a new research programme - The Future of Thwaites Glacier & its Contribution to Sea-level Rise.

This is a co-funded programme between NERC and the National Science Foundation (NSF) with the objective of substantially improving both decadal and longer-term (century-to-multi-century) projections of ice loss and sea-level rise originating from Thwaites Glacier in West Antarctica.

Please see the solicitation NSF 17-505 - external link, which can be found on the NSF website, for full details of this call and how to apply.

Additional information for UK applicants can be found in the documents below:

Thwaites - UK applicants information (PDF, 103KB)

Thwaites - NC support (PDF, 104KB)

National capability survey of Thwaites Glacier grounding zone (PDF, 1.2MB)

Associated studentship form (Word, 41KB)

For further information please contact:

Jessica Surma
01793 411600