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Grants

University of California, Irvine, Department of Physical Sciences

High resolution airborne gravity-radar observations of glaciers in Patagonia and West Greenland.

To deploy state-of-the-art airborne gravity, airborne ground penetrating radar and laser profiling technologies mounted on helicopters to provide, for the first time, high-resolution, high-precision mapping of glacier thickness and coastal sea floor depth in and near the Patagonian Ice Fields of Chile and in the glacial fjords of West Greenland.

Title: High resolution airborne gravity-radar observations of glaciers in Patagonia and West Greenland.
Date Awarded: Oct 2011
Amount: $2,200,000
Term: 39 months
Grant ID: GBMF2980
Funding Area: Science, Special Projects in Science