The Office of Biological and Environmental Research within the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science has posted the first Atmospheric System Research (ASR) Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) to develop innovative laboratory and observational data analyses and to utilize the resulting knowledge from such analyses to improve cloud and aerosol formulations in global climate models.
The Funding Opportunity Announcement is available on the Office of Science website at
Potential applicants are required to submit a brief preapplication, referencing DE-FOA-0000291, by 4:30 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST), April 12, 2010.
Pre-applications should consist of a PDF file containing a maximum of two pages of narrative describing the research objectives, the technical approach(s), and the proposed team members and their expertise. Applicants for collaborative projects should submit a single pre-application identifying all project participants. Pre-applications
should be sent via e-mail to both the program managers, Drs. Kiran Alapaty and Ashley Williamson. Please include “Lead PI name – Preapplication — DE-FOA-0000291 [Full or Exploratory]” in the subject line of the e-mail.