Disclosure of grants and contributions awards

Fiscal Year 2013-2014

4th quarter

Recipient Name:University of Saskatchewan
Location:Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
Date:2014-03-27
Value:$250,000.00
Type:Grant
Purpose:13STFASK10: This project entitled «Satellite prototype development of the Aerosol Limb Imager (ALI) instrument» has the objective(s) : New instrument for the measurement of atmospheric aerosol and cloud components: This project will provide end-to-end training for several graduate students, summer students, and a research associate in the design, building, testing, calibration, flight and data analysis of a prototype satellite instrument. The instrument uses new and novel optics to measure aerosol and cloud in region of the atmosphere that is particularly sensitive to climate change; this project will provide the opportunity to greatly extend its measurement capability. The test flight of the instrument will occur on a stratospheric balloon, giving the team the opportunity to be exposed to all aspects of the mission.
Comments:Payment will be made as follows: Year 1 86,500$, Year 2 93,000$ and Year 3 70,500$.