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MEOPAR Call for Proposals - Year of Polar Prediction

Thu. Dec. 15, 2016

MEOPAR, in partnership with Polar Knowledge Canada (POLAR) and the Arctic Research Foundation (ARF), is accepting proposals for research activities that will strengthen Canadian participation in the international Year of Polar Prediction (YOPP). YOPP is an initiative of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) that seeks to “enable a significant improvement in environmental prediction capabilities for the polar regions and beyond, by coordinating a period of intensive observing, modeling, verification, user-engagement and education activities”.

  • Application Deadline:  March 6, 2017
  • Contact: alexa.reedman@meopar.ca
  • Funding Period:  April, 2017 – March 2020
  • Total Funding Available: $2.3 million (we anticipate fewer than eight projects will be funded)

Details about the call, including eligibility, review criteria, and application requirements, are described in the full call for proposals document (attached), available at http://www.meopar.ca/research.

Questions about the call should be directed to alexa.reedman@meopar.ca.

The internal deadline is Tuesday, February 21st.  Applications should be submitted to Jill Condra (j.condra@uwinnipeg.ca) for review.