The second open call for CliC grants was launched in December 2022 with deadline 1st of March 2023. The total budget allocated was 30 000 CHF. A total of 59 applications from 24 countries were submitted.
The applications were evaluated according to the call´s criteria: (i) Quality of the research, (ii) Relevance to CliC strategic areas, (iii) Feasibility (timeline and budget), and (iv) Clear deliverables/outcomes.
Four projects were selected, details are shown below.
|Name (Gender/Country/Degree)||Project title||Study region|
|New generation of low-cost, handheld radars for sea ice research and teaching||Arctic & Antarctica|
(F/Nepal, PhD stud)
|Risk analysis of avalanche hazards of high-mountain communities||Annapuma Nepal|
(F/ UK/PhD stud)
|Investigating the relationships between mountain cryosphere changes and water availability and access for communities in the semi-arid Chilean Andes||Andes, Chile|
|Permafrost degradation and impact on water supply||Khentii Mts, Mongolia|