Disclosure of grants and contributions awards

Fiscal Year 2015-2016

4th quarter

Recipient Name:The Governors of the University of Calgary
Location:Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Purpose:This project entitled « Energetic Particle Explorer (EPEx) » consists of three balloon flights to be launched in summer 2017, each flight will carry two made in Canada instruments. The instruments will examine the impact of high-energy particles raining down on Earth's atmosphere. These particles are episodically released from Earth's Van Allen radiation belts and strike the atmosphere over Canada and other Northern countries. This information will increase our understanding of high-energy particle precipitation and its effect on our environment.
Comments:The amount allocated covers more than one fiscal year.