Awards

A list of NERC Awards involving Antarctic fieldwork (including Standard, Large and Fellowships) from 2010 to 2013 can be found by following the links below. For previous Antarctic Funding Initiative awards please see the Antarctic Funding Initiative website.  Please note, the Principal Investigator of each project is in 'bold' font.

NERC Awards 2013
NERC Awards 2012
NERC Awards 2011
NERC Awards 2010

NERC Awards: 2013

Impact of surface melt and ponding on ice shelf dynamics and stability (AF/074 – Standard Grant)
Prof. Adrian Luckman, Swansea University
Prof. B Hubbard, Aberystwyth University
Dr. B Kulessa - Swansea University
Dr. I. C. Rutt - Swansea University

Defining models of glacial isostatic adjustment in West Antarctica and Antarctic Peninsula (UKANET): better constraints on Earth structure and uplift (AF/075 - Standard Grant)
Prof. Graham Stuart, University of Leeds
Dr. A. Brisbourne, British Antarctic Survey
Prof. A. Hooper, University of Leeds

Ice Shelves in a warming world: Filchner Ice Shelf system, Antarctica (AFL/004 – Large Grant)
Hugh Corr, British Antarctic Survey
Dr. J. S. Hosking, British Antarctic Survey
Dr. H. Gudmundsson , British Antarctic Survey
Dr. A. Jenkins, British Antarctic Survey
Dr. K. Nicholls , British Antarctic Survey
Dr. G. Marshall, British Antarctic Survey
Dr. P. Brennan, University College London
P. Farrell, Imperial College London

What controls the influx and mixing of warm waters onto the polar ocean shelves? (AFF/07 – NERC Independent Research Fellowship)
Dr. Alex Brearley, British Antarctic Survey

NERC Awards: 2012

Reducing the uncertainty in estimates of the sea level contribution from the westernmost sector of the East Antarctic Ice Sheet (UnderCoats) (AF/057 – Standard Grant)
Prof. Mike Bentley, Durham University
Dr. M. King, Newcastle University
Dr. R. Mulvaney, British Antarctic Survey
Prof. P. Clarke, Newcastle University
Dr. R. Bingham, University of Bristol
Prof. D. Hodgson, British Antarctic Survey

Microphysics of Antarctic Clouds (AF/062 – Standard Grant)
Dr. Tom Lachlan-Cope, British Antarctic Survey
Dr. A. Kirchgaessner, British Antarctic Survey
Dr. A. Jones, British Antarctic Survey
Dr. J. King, British Antarctic Survey
Prof. T. Choularton, University of Manchester
Dr. K. N. Bower - University of Manchester
Dr. P. J. Connolly - University of Manchester
Dr. J. Crosier - University of Manchester
Dr. J. R. Dorsey - University of Manchester
Prof. M. W. Gallagher - University of Manchester

Reconstructing millennial-scale ice sheet change in the western Amundsen Sea Embayment, Antarctica, using high-precision exposure dating (AF/064 – Standard Grant)
Dr. Joanne Johnson, British Antarctic Survey
Dr. S. J. Roberts - NERC British Antarctic Survey
Dr. D. H. Rood, SUERC

Isotopic characterisation of nutrient dynamics and UCDW behaviour in the Western Antarctic Peninsular Sea ice Environments (AFF/05 – NERC Independent Research Fellowship)
Dr. Sian Henley, University of Edinburgh

NERC Awards: 2011

 Effects of warming on recruitment and marine benthic community development in Antarctica (AF/024 - Standard Grant)

Prof. Lloyd Peck, British Antarctic Survey
Dr. D. Barnes, British Antarctic Survey
Dr. M. Clark, British Antarctic Survey
Dr. S. Morley, British Antarctic Survey


A new approach to West Antarctic Ice Sheet evolution using blue-ice moraines on nunataks (NE/I025840/1 - Standard Grant)

Prof. David Sugden,  University of Edinburgh
Dr. J. Woodward, Northumbria University
Dr. A. Le Brocq, University of Exeter
Prof. S. P. H. T Freeman, Scottish Universities Environmental Research Centre, SUERC

Dating and modelling fast ice-sheet grounding-line retreat over the last 4000 years in the SW Weddell Sea, Antarctica (AF/027 - Standard Grant)
Dr. Richard Hindmarsh, British Antarctic Survey
H. Corr, British Antarctic Survey
Dr. E. King, British Antarctic Survey
Dr. R. Mulvaney, British Antarctic Survey
Prof. M. Bentley, University of Durham

NOx and HOx production by energetic electrons and impacts on polar stratospheric ozone (AF/045 - Standard Grant)
Dr. David Newnham, British Antarctic Survey
Prof. R. Horne, British Antarctic Survey
Dr. M. Clilverd, British Antarctic Survey
Prof. J. M. C. Plane, University of Leeds
Dr. W. Feng, University of Leeds

NERC Awards: 2010

Short Circuits in the nitrogen cycle regulate ecosystem development in the terrestrial Antarctic (FB11/29 - Standard Grant)
Professor Davey Jones, University of Bangor
Dr. K. Newsham, British Antarctic Survey
Dr. R. Bardgett, Lancaster University
Dr. T. deLuca, Bangor University
Dr. P. Roberts, Bangor University
Prof. D. Hopkins, University of Stirling
Prof. R. Evershed, University of Bristol