Oceans & Paleoclimate

Applications are still being accepted with full funding available

**NERC E3 Competitive Funding** Volcanic ash layers, landscape and people: Developing novel measures of land surface resilience from tephra deposits
Prof. Andrew Dugmore, Dr. Anthony Newton, Dr. Caroline Lehmann (University of Edinburgh), Prof. Davy McCraken, Dr. John Holland (Scotland’s Rural College), Dr. Richard Streeter (University of St. Andrews)
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**NERC E3 Competitive Funding** Nitrogen Cycle in the Warming Arctic Ocean
Dr. Raja Ganeshram, Dr. Sian Henley (School of GeoSciences, University of Edinburgh, U.K.); and Michiel van der Loeff (AWI Germany).
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**NERC E3 Competitive Funding** Development of novel analytical and molecular techniques for the investigation of finfish aquaculture impacts and the validation of the classic depositional model “DEPOMOD”.
Prof. Angela Hatton (Scottish Association of Marine Science (SAMS)), Dr Andy Mcleod (University of Edinburgh) & Dr Thom Nickell (Scottish Association of Marine Science (SAMS))
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**NERC E3 Competitive Funding** Causes of regional climate variability over the last millennium
Prof. Gabriele Hegerl, Dr. Rob Wilson, Dr. Andrew Schurer (St Andrews/Edinburgh)
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**NERC E3 Competitive Funding** Strategies for benthic habitat mapping of Marine Protected Areas
Dr. John A. Howe (Scottish Association for Marine Science), Dr. William Mackaness (University of Edinburgh, School of GeoSciences), Dr. Alex Callaway (Centre for Environment Fisheries & Aquaculture Science)
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**NERC E3 Competitive Funding with CASE support** Projection of North Atlantic thermal anomalies onto the European Shelf Seas
Prof. Mark Inall (Scottish Association of Marine Science), Prof. Simon Tett (University of Edinburgh, School of GeoSciences), Prof. William Austin (St Andrews University)
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**NERC E3 Competitive Funding** ‘Green Plastics’ in the ‘Big Blue’: a microbiological and chemical investigation of the impact degradation of biodegradable plastics has on the ocean
Dr Ray J G Leakey (Director of Studies; Scottish Association for Marine Science – SAMS). Dr Michael P Shaver,(University of Edinburgh), Dr. David H. Green (Scottish Association for Marine Science – SAMS).
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**NERC E3 Competitive Funding** Investigating tidewater glacier and iceberg submarine melt rates in Greenland’s fjords
Prof. Pete Nienow, Dr. Noel Gourmelen (University of Edinburgh), Dr. Andrew Sole, Dr. Tom Cowton (Department of Geography, University of Sheffield)
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**NERC E3 Competitive Funding** Fossil insects, Holocene climate change and the evolution of subsistence patterns in Lapland
Dr. Eva Panagiotakopulu, Stephen J Brooks (Natural History Museum, London), Dr. Graham Rotheray (National Museums Scotland), Prof. Hans Peter Blankholm (University of Tromsø, Norway), Dr. Kjell-Åke Aronsson (Ájtte Swedish Mountain and Sami Museum Muse
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**NERC E3 Competitive Funding** Producing Climate Models that are Consistent with Observations
Prof. Simon Tett (University of Edinburgh School of GeoSciences) Dr. Coralia Cartis (Mathematical Institute and Balliol College, University of Oxford)
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**NERC E3 Competitive Funding** Numerical modelling of the influence of seafloor geometry on deep-sea sediments
Dr. Robert Turnewitsch, Dr. Dmitry Aleynik, (Scottish Association of Marine Science), Prof. Jacques Vanneste (University of Edinburgh
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**NERC E3 Competitive Funding** Surface and interior turbulence in the ocean
Dr. Jacques Vanneste. Dr. James R. Maddison (University of Edinburgh, School of Mathematics and Maxwell Institute for Mathematical Sciences)
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**NERC E3 Competitive Funding** Modelling the interactions between inertial waves and turbulence in the ocean
Prof. Jacques Vanneste, Dr. James R. Maddison (University of Edinburgh, School of Mathematics and Maxwell Institute of Mathematical Sciences)
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