Organization: Canadian Foundation for Climate and Atmospheric Sciences

PEARL lab to scale back operations

Canadian researchers focused on the polar environment are facing a five-year gap with the scaling back of operations at the Polar Environment Atmospheric Laboratory (PEARL). Located at Eureka Nunavut on Ellesmere Island, PEARL will no longer be able to conduct full-time, year-round operations, largely due to the sunsetting of the Canadian Foundation for Climate and…

Laval-based Canadian Carbon Program launched

The Canadian Foundation for Climate and Atmospheric Sciences is providing $4.4 million over three years to launch the Canadian Carbon Network (CCN) to conduct research that will assist the formation of strategies to mitigate and adapt to the impact of climate change. Based at Laval Univ‘s faculty of forestry and geomatics and headed by Dr…

SOLAS receives $9 million for climate change research

The Canadian Surface Ocean Lower Atmospheric Study (SOLAS) has received nearly $9 million to study key interactions between the atmosphere and oceans as they relate to climate change. The funding will be provided by the Canadian Foundation for Climate and Atmospheric Sciences (CFCAS) and the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC). The Department of…