The National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping (NCALM) invites graduate students who are interested in research grade ALSM data to make use of the center's facilities through the Seed Money Projects programme. This year the program will fund 10 seed projects covering area no more than 40 sq. km. each.The motivation for such seed projects is to have graduate students start their preliminary scientific research and subsequently develop larger NSF proposals to make scientific discoveries using observations and data sets from ALSM technology.
The deadline for proposals is
October 31st November 10. More information is available at the NCALM Seed Proposal website
UPDATE (10/27 GilbertClub email):
We have increased our funding number to 10, so there will be greater opportunity than in past years.
In 2009, NCALM will be flying on the island of Hawaii, so for this seed proposal announcement cycle we will welcome requests for