March 25, 2015 Call for Proposals on Mountains as Sentinels of Change

The Belmont Forum has announced the 2015 International Opportunities Fund ‘Mountain as Sentinels of Change’. This call aims at fostering research on climate, advice environmental and related societal change in mountain regions, cialis considering both new measurements, recovery of existing data, and the development and use of integrated modelling strategies by adopting a strong trans- and inter-disciplinary approach.

The collaborative research action (CRA) ‘Mountains as Sentinels of Change’ is envisioned as a two-stage call. Applicants will be asked to submit a pre-proposal and, in case their projects have successfully gone through stage 1, to submit the full proposal. Below is the call timeline:

Opening Date of the Call:  18th March 2015
Closing Date for Submission of Proposals:  1st June 2015, 11:59 PM UTC
Opening Date for Full-Proposal Submission:  3rd August 2015
Closing Date for Submission of Full-Proposals: 3 0th October 2015, 11:59 PM UTC
Panel for Decision:  December 2015
Projects begin:  March 2016

Please read the official announcement by the Belmont Forum where you will get more information about the CRA ‘Mountains as Sentinels of Change’, including the objectives, research approach, how to apply, the eligibility information, and more.

Among other things, international consortia applying for funding should consist of partners eligible for funding from at least three of the participating agencies: ANR, France; CNR-DTA, Italy; DFG, Germany; FAPESP, Brazil; NSFC, China; and NSF, USA (see the list of funders and their contact persons). Consortia may also include partners from countries not participating in the call.