Special Research Initiative (Antarctic) - Grant ID: SR140300001 [ 2014 - 2017 ]

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Researchers Prof Richard Coleman

Brief description This multidisciplinary proposal has four integrated research themes which enhance existing Antarctic research. The proposal will build new polar research capability in Tasmania to secure and reinforce its recognition as a global leader in Antarctic and Southern Ocean science; develop a marine technology hub; leverage co-investment with national and overseas agencies; and further establish Tasmania as a gateway for Antarctic research, education, innovation and logistics. The initiative will bolster Australia’s Antarctic program via integration of novel understanding of ice-shelf and ice sheet contributions to present-day sea level change, and new perspectives on polar marine ecosystems and biogeochemical cycles, and sea-ice forecasting.

Funding Amount 24000000

Funding Scheme Special Research Initiative (Antarctic)

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