Disclosure of grants and contributions awards

Fiscal Year 2015-2016

4th quarter

Recipient Name:University of Saskatchewan
Location:Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
Purpose:This project entitled « , Prototype Development of the Limb Imaging FTS Experiment (LIFE) for a Stratospheric Balloon » will encompass the end-to-end design and stratospheric balloon test flight of a prototype satellite instrument. The Limb Imaging FTS Experiment (LIFE) will take detailed measurements of greenhouse gases in a region of the upper atmosphere that is a key link in the Earth's climate system and important for our ability to estimate and predict air quality. Several high qualified personnel will be trained in space science and engineering through the design, development, calibration, balloon flight and analysis of the measurements.
Comments:The amount allocated covers more than one fiscal year.