CBD: NASA Research Announcement Ocean, Ice, and Climate

Status Report From: Goddard Space Flight Center
Posted: Monday, September 17, 2001

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CLASSCOD: A--Research and Development
OFFADD: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center, NASA Headquarters Acquisition Branch, Code 210.H, Greenbelt, MD 20771
DUE 120401
POC Dr. Eric Lindstrom, Oceanography Program Scientist, Phone (202) 358-4540, Fax (202) 358-2770, Email

DESC: The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) intends to solicit proposals for ocean, ice, and climate research contributing to a unified approach to studying the more slowly varying components of the earth's climate system.

The NASA Research Announcement (NRA) specifically seeks proposals for scientific investigations and activities contributing to the continuation and enhancement of NASA's Physical and Biological Oceanography and Cryospheric Sciences Programs. It also seeks proposals that utilize this knowledge in facilitating the development and evaluation of models and data assimilation systems that include representations of the oceanic and cryospheric aspects of the Earth System. In particular, this announcement solicits investigations that contribute to NASA's Seasonal-to-Interannual Prediction Project (NSIPP). The Oceanography and Cryospheric Sciences Programs and the NASA's Seasonal-to-Interannual Prediction Project (NSIPP) are focusing on specific science questions from the ESE Research Strategy ( ). Many of these questions have links to individual disciplines as well as the unification of process knowledge gains in their respective fields. The questions (listed on page 3 of the Research Strategy) concern the natural and human-induced variability in the ocean, the responses of the ocean to that variability, and their interactions with other parts of the climate system.

Additionally, some of these questions pertain specifically to the Earth's ice cover and its relationship to the Earth system. Successful proposals need to be responsive to the ESE Research Strategy. The NRA will be available electronically on the release date, via the Internet at the Research Opportunities Online ''Home Page'' at " '' under ''Office of Earth Science (Code Y) ''.

A paper copy will be available to those who do not have access to Internet by calling (202) 358-3552 and leaving a voice mail message.

This announcement will be open for the period from October 3, 2001 through December 4, 2001, and proposals may be submitted at any time throughout that period. POC: Dr. Eric Lindstrom, Oceanography Program Scientist Tel: 202/358-4540 Fax: 202/358-2770 Email:

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