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NSF Subglacial Lake Exploration and Research —
Links to Additional Information

NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION OFFICE OF POLAR PROGRAMS WEB SITE

OPP Home

OPP SUBGLACIAL LAKE STEERING COMMITTEE

http://www.nsf.gov/od/opp/antarct/subglclk.jsp

SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE FOR ANTARCTIC RESEARCH (SCAR)/SUBGLACIAL ANTARCTIC LAKE EXPLORATION GROUP OF SPECIALISTS (SALEGOES) WEB SITE

http://salegos-scar.montana.edu/

This web site has PDF files of workshop reports on subglacial lakes:

  1. Lake Vostok Workshop: "A Curiosity or a Focus for Interdisciplinary Study, November 1998
  2. Workshop on Subglacial Lakes, September 1999
  3. Subglacial Lake and Deep Ice Exploration: Canadian Expertise and International Opportunities, March 2001
  4. Life in Ancient Ice Workshop, June 2001
  5. Subglacial Lakes: Biology and Decontamination Issues, August 2001
  6. SCAR Group of Specialists: Subglacial Antarctic Lake Exploration, November 2001
  7. SCAR Group of Specialists: Subglacial Antarctic Lake Exploration, May 2002

NSF PRESS RELEASES RELATED TO LAKE VOSTOK

http://www.nsf.gov/od/lpa/news/02/pr0219.htm
http://www.nsf.gov/od/lpa/news/press/01/pr0176.htm
http://www.nsf.gov/od/lpa/news/press/01/pr0194.htm
http://www.nsf.gov/od/lpa/news/press/99/pr9972.htm
http://www.nsf.gov/cgi-bin/getpub?pr0247
http://www.nsf.gov/cgi-bin/getpub?fslakevostok (fact sheet)

DRAWING OF LAKE VOSTOK AND ANIMATION OF WATER MOVEMENT

http://www.ldeo.columbia.edu/~mstuding/vostok.html http://www.earthinstitute.columbia.edu/news/vostok/flashwindow.html

FRONTIERS IN POLAR BIOLOGY (NEW COMMITTEE OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES/POLAR RESEARCH BOARD)

http://www7.nationalacademies.org/prb/Committees_and_Activities.html

UPCOMING WORKSHOPS

FASTDRILL 2002 Workshop,Interdisciplinary Polar Research Based on Fast Ice-Sheet Drilling October 2002, University of California, Santa Cruz (for biologists, geologists, glaciologists, paleoclimatologists interested in research requiring fast-access ice drilling technology) http://www.es.ucsc.edu/~tulaczyk/fastdrill.htm

EXAMPLES OF CURRENT FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES FOR SUBGLACIAL LAKE RESEARCH

NSF Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) Program,
http://www.eng.nsf.gov/mri

NSF Biocomplexity in the Environment (BE): Integrated Research and Education in Environmental Systems,
http://www.nsf.gov/publications/pub_summ.jsp?ods_key=nsf02010

NASA (with NSF and NOAA) Astrobiology Science and Technology for Exploring Planets (ASTEP),
http://research.hq.nasa.gov/code_s/nra/current/nra-02-oss-01-astep/index.html

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To request a paper copy contact David Friscic, Office of Polar Programs, (703) 292-8031, or e-mail dfriscic@nsf.gov for additional information.

 

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