RESEARCH COMPONENTS

Funding

This project is funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) Office of Polar Programs (Grant number: OPP0612527) Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in the material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.

The field experiment is supported by cooporative logistics between the Arctic Submarine Laboratory and the National Science Foundation (NSF) Office of Polar Programs. Additional support is provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Ice Mass Balance project , Alfred Wegner Institute and ??.

The SAR data used in the project is provided by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the Alaska Satellite Facility. We are collaborating with Jay Zwally and the IceSat project, funded by NASA.

We are collaborating with polarTREC, ARCUS, in education-outreach activities. PolarTREC is funded through NSF.

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Acknowledgements

Maps displayed on the SEDNA webpages were greated with the Generic Mapping Tool (GMT). Many thanks to the National Ice Center for their support in providing near real time RADARSAT imagery, that we use for field planning. We are very lucky to have Brenda Jones, an Artist and teacher based in Fort Yukon Alaska, participating in the project with her painting of Sedna.