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SPRI Review 2004: Current Research Grants

Current Research Grants

Institute staff hold competitively won grants of almost £2.5 million, £1.5 million of which is from the UK Research Councils.

Grants from UK Research Councils

Marine geological processes and sediments beneath floating ice shelves in Greenland and Antarctica: investigations using the Autosub AUV

Source: Natural Environment Research Council, Grant NER/T/S/2000/00986.
£369,062 (2001-2006).

Ice-rafted debris on the Antarctic continental margin and the dynamics of the Antarctic Ice Sheet

Source: Natural Environment Research Council, Grant NER/G/S/2000/00603.
£181,043 (2001-2004).

Glacial-interglacial changes in the lost drainage basin of the West Antarctic

Source: Natural Environment Research Council, Grant NER/G/S/2002/00192.
£84,932 (2004-2007).

Centre for Polar Observation and Modelling - Earth Observation Centres of Excellence Initiative

Source: Natural Environment Research Council
£213,850 (2000-2005).

Slope stability on Europe's passive continental margins.

Source: Natural Environment Research Council, Ocean Margins Link Programme, Grant NER/T/S/2003/00318
£121,322 (2004-2007).

Sediment transfer from the Antarctic continent to deep ocean: a shelf-slope-basin system investigated using the ISIS Remotely Operated Vehicle.

Source: Natural Environment Research Council, Grant NE/C506372/1
£143,632 (2004-2007).

Validation and provision of Cryosat measurements of fluctuations in the Earth's land and marine ice fluxes

Source: Natural Environment Research Council
£371,003 (2004-2009)

Trans-sectoral partnerships, sustainability research and the oil and gas industry in Russia

Source: Economic and Social Research Council, Grant RES-451-26-0166
£14,916 (2004-2005)

Grants from Other Sources

Spaceborne measurements of Arctic glaciers and implications for sea level

Source: European Union, Framework 5, Grant EVK2-2002-00152
£113,171 (2002-2005).

Environmental change in the Barents Region

Source: European Union, Framework 5, Grant EVK2-2002-00169
£140,797 (2002-2005)

Inferometric evaluation of glacier rheology and alterations

Source: European Union, Framework 6, Grant SST3-CT-2003-502845
£95,634 (2004-2007)

BOREAS - Histories from the North: environments, movements, narratives

Source: European Science Foundation
£10,488 (2004-2005)

Reconstructing the 19th century climate of the Northwest Passage from historical meteorological records

Source: Comer Science and Education Fund
£26,302 (2003-2004)

Virtual Shackleton

Source: Gladys Krieble Delmas Fund
£31,517 (2002-2004)

Developing the Archives Hub

Source: Joint Information Systems Committee - Committee for Content Services
£25,528 (2003-2004)

The Herbert Ponting Archive of Antarctic Photographic Negatives

Source: Heritage Lottery Fund
£533,000 (2004-2006)