National Centre For Antartic And Ocean Research 2011-2012

National Centre For Antartic And Ocean Research 2011-2012

NCAOR

National Centre For Antartic And Ocean Research

Website:http://www.ncaor.gov.in/

National Centre For Antartic And Ocean Research 2011-2012

CALL FOR PROPOSALS FOR SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH IN THE ARCTIC REGION (2011-2012)

Application Deadline: 31st December 2010

The National Centre for Antarctic and Ocean Research (NCAOR), an autonomous R & D Institution under the Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES), Government of India has been designated as the nodal agency responsible for the planning, coordination and Implementation of India's scientific research endeavours In the Arctic realm, On behalf of the Minlsttv. NCAOR invites research proposals from national scientific organisations/Institutions, research laboratories and universities with a sustained interest in polar research for funded access (comprising travel, DA as per the Governmeni of India norms, polar clothing, boarding and lodging) to the Ny-Alesund Research infrastructure In Svalbard, Norway.

Scientific research proposals are Invited, specifically within the following fields of Arctic research:

Biogeochemical cycling of major elements in the aquatic environment

Natural contaminants In food webs and long range pollutants

Small scale physical processes, circulation and water mass exchange in the Kongsforden ?Genetic variability in flora and fauna with special reference to cold adaptations

Palaeoclimatological studies In the Arctic region

Community ecology of pelagic system (Kongsfjorden)

Arctic geology and glaclology

Air quality research and Aerosol studies

Space weather

In addition, the applicants are also encouraged to visit websites www.ssf.npolar.no and www.kingsbay.no for more Information regarding Arctic research. APPLY ONLINE: Complete programme, eligibility, and application information Is available In the ARTIC PORTAL: Imp:// www. ncaor.gov.in/ Director E-mail: raslk@ncaor.org

Reference Website:www.ncaor.gov.in

National Centre For Antartic And Ocean Research 2011-2012