Grant Name:

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
     
 
 

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.

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