Restricted Research - Award List, Note/Discussion Page

Fiscal Year: 2014

1258  University of Houston  (22818)

Principal Investigator: SHRESTHA,RAMESH

Total Amount of Contract, Award, or Gift (Annual before 2011): $ 802,894

Exceeds $250,000 (Is it flagged?): Yes

Start and End Dates: 4/1/14 <> 8/31/16

Restricted Research: YES

Academic Discipline: CIVIL ENGINEERING

Department, Center, School, or Institute: ENGINEERING PH

Title of Contract, Award, or Gift: Collaborative Research: The McMurdo Dry Valleys: A landscape on the threshold of change

Name of Granting or Contracting Agency/Entity: National Science Foundation

Program Title: none
CFDA Linked: Geosciences


CFDA 47.050 - Objectives include the discovery of new knowledge of the atmosphere from the sun to the Earth's surface over the entire spectrum of physical and chemical phenomena; a better understanding of the physical, chemical, and biological character of the Earth and the processes that govern its evolution; increased insight into the world's oceans, their composition, structure, behavior, and tectonics; and fundamental discovery regarding and enabled by the polar regions, in all disciplines supported by NSF. Support is also provided for undergraduate student research, graduate and postdoctoral fellowships, facility enhancement, instrumentation, and laboratory equipment; and for research opportunities for women, minority, and disabled scientists and engineers. NCALM supports research efforts of the Antarctic Scientific community to get high?resolution geospatial data using Near IR LiDAR and aerial digital photography in McMurdo, Dry Valley, Antarctica as a part of your proposal to the National Science Foundation (NSF). NCALM is willing to collect research quality data sets for a combined total area not exceeding 5,000 km2 identified in your proposal.

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