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Grants List

Grants

Courtesy of Ross Powell and Reed Scherer, Northern Illinois Univ., data recovery from the ROV

Northern Illinois University, Department of Geology and Environmental Geosciences

NIU WISSARD Project - Remotely operated instrumentation system for subglacial environments.

To support constructing, equipping, and testing a Sub-Ice Remotely Operated Vehicle and a Geochemical Instrumentation Package for Sub-Ice Exploration. The grant will fund additional costs for instruments and testing for biological, chemical, geological, and physical studies of the southern margin of the Ross Ice Shelf near the grounding line and the marine-linked subglacial lakes beneath an unstable margin of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet.

Title: NIU WISSARD Project - Remotely operated instrumentation system for subglacial environments.
Date Awarded: Jun 2011
Amount: $150,000
Term: 12 months
Grant ID: GBMF2922
Funding Area: Science, Special Projects in Science

Other grants to Northern Illinois University, Department of Geology and Environmental Geosciences (1)

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