Awards, facts and figures
2003 - September 2011
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No, there will be no more calls for this programme.
NERC allocated £23m to QUEST.
Award details are shown in our online grants browser - Grants on the Web.
Contemporary Carbon Cycle. Earliest start date October 2005.
Natural regulation of atmospheric composition on glacial-interglacial and longer time scales. Earliest start date April 2006.
Earth system dynamics: Understanding atmospheric composition through glacial-interglacial cycles (jointly funded by QUEST and INSU).
Implications of global environmental changes for the sustainable use of resources.
Biosphere management for climate mitigation.
Project title: Quantifying the potential of terrestrial biomass to mitigate climate change (QUATERMASS)
PI: Dr Jeremy Woods
Lead Organisation: Imperial College
Project title: Joint Implementation Initiative for forestry-based climate mitigation (JIFor)
PI: Dr Robert Matthews
Lead Organisation: Forest Research
Earth System Process and Prediction (Gaps and Opportunities)
Project title: Climate-Carbon Modelling Assimilation and Prediction Project (CCMAP)
PI: Dr Eleanor Blyth
Lead Organisation: CEH Wallingford
Project title: QUEST: Capturing Lessons for Interdisciplinarity
PI: Dr Catherine Lyall
Lead Organisation: University of Edinburgh
The applications were assessed jointly with ESRC by peer review and moderated by a member of the NERC Peer Review College.