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Grants List

Grants

Courtesy of Rachel Strader

University of California, San Diego Scripps Institution of Oceanography

California Current Ecosystem Monitoring

This grant to the Scripps Institution of Oceanography funds the purchase of instruments and equipment for research and monitoring of the California Current ecosystem off Southern California. The research conducted by Scripps will lead to a better understanding of the hydrographic structure and variability of the system and the dynamics of plankton communities there. Outcomes for this grant include deployment of four Spray gliders, Moving Vessel Profiler, and SeaSoar (autonomous devices for measuring and recording oceanographic data) in California waters.

Title: California Current Ecosystem Monitoring
Date Awarded: Dec 2004
Amount: $1,408,850
Term: 36 months
Grant ID: GBMF649
Funding Area: Environmental Conservation, Marine Conservation Initiative