Fiscal Year: 2018
144 Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi (73335)
Principal Investigator: Chuntao Liu
Total Amount of Contract, Award, or Gift (Annual before 2011): $ 117,347
Exceeds $250,000 (Is it flagged?): No
Start and End Dates: 9/1/15 - 8/31/18
Restricted Research: YES
Academic Discipline: Environmental Sci - Atmospheric
Department, Center, School, or Institute: TAMUCC College Of Science & Engineering
Title of Contract, Award, or Gift: Understanding the Contributions from Thunderstorms and Electrified Shower Clouds to the Global Electric Circuit.
Name of Granting or Contracting Agency/Entity:
National Science Foundation
CFDA Link: NSF
CFDA Linked: Geosciences
Continuation of award. Originally reported in 2015; classified as restricted research. 1.1.1. -- to advance the understanding the role of cloud systems in the earth's electric systems, specifically on the current contribution from the electrified clouds to the Global Electric Circuit (GEC). The project is also a supplement of the existing NSF Frontiers in Earth System Dynamics (FESD) program by providing the observational input and validation to the electric sysbsystem model being developed. Received additional funding.
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