An open call was launched in November 2021 and by the deadline 31 January 2022, a total 48 applications were received from 26 countries. Statistics on the aplicant´s career stage, geographical and gender distribution are shown below.


Members of the CliC Scientific Steering Committee evaluated the applications according to the following criteria: research excellency, career stage, target CliC new objectives, geographical distribution and gender diversity. The committee then selected 4 projects: two grants and two fellowships. The awardees and project titles are shown below. The projects from Mamadjanova, Ahmad and Groos were terminated between December 2022 and March 2023. Click on the titles to read the final reports. The project from Clavero has been delayed and it is expected it will start in the fall of 2023.

Awardee / Award typeAffiliationStudy regionProject title and link to the Science Reports
Dr Gavkhar Mamadjanova, Uzbekistan / FellowshipHydrometeorological Research Institute, Center of Hydrometeorological Service of UzbekistanUzbekistan & KazakhstanDeveloping a meteorological forecasts for the early warning of hazards in the glacierized catchment of Central Asia
Dr Jawairia Ahmad, Pakistan / FellowshipCentre for Water Informatics and Technology, LUMSPakistanAnalysing snowpack characteristics in Karakoram Mountains via in-situ measurements and surface modelling
Mr Lautaro Clavero, Argentina / GrantArgentine Institute of Snow Research, Glaciology and Environmental SciencesPatagonian AndesGlacier related hazards in the Northern Patagonian Andes of Argentina
Dr Alexander Groos, Germany / GrantFriedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-NürnbergPakistanGlacier monitoring in Karakoram Mountains