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Call for Proposals: Advancing Climate Change Science in Canada

Thu. Nov. 15, 2018

NSERC, Environment and Climate Change Canada, and Health Canada have partnered to further climate change science in Canadian universities through the Advancing Climate Change Science in Canada initiative.

The call for proposals is now open and can be accessed here http://www.nserc-crsng.gc.ca/Professors-Professeurs/RPP-PP/ACCSC-SARCCC_eng.asp

Letter of intent:  November 30, 2018

Full application: January 9, 2019 

The proposed research project must address at least one of the following research objectives:

- Heat: to help protect the health of Canadians through advancing innovation for energy efficient cooling technologies, such as the cooling potential of natural infrastructures;

- Forests: accelerates knowledge of ecosystem services in the context of climate change, such as the role of forests and trees as natural infrastructure in increasing climate resilience, mitigating climate change, human health and wellbeing, and promoting biodiversity in urban or rural landscapes;

- Carbon cycle: to improve understanding of carbon dynamics in Canadian ecosystems, with a focus on how to quantify, protect, and enhance natural carbon sinks.

 

It is anticipated that the results of the call will be announced in March.