Our current research is funded by US National Science Foundation, Office of Polar Programs, Arctic Natural Sciences Program, Program Officer, Marc Steiglitz. The lead organization is the University of Vermont (PI, Paul Bierman, Co-PI Nico Perdrial). There are six collaborative organizations including Utah State University (PI, Tammy Rittenour), University of Washington (PI, Eric Steig), the University at Buffalo (PI, Elizabeth Thomas), Sacremento State University (PI, Kathryn Kasic), Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory (PI, Joerg Schaefer), and Purdue University (PI, Marc Caffee). The lead proposal is EAR-OPP-2114629.
Research by European team members is supported by several grants including EU ERC Synergy grant “GREEN2ICE: When was Greenland Green- Perspectives from basal ice and sediments of ice cores” (PIs: Dorthe Dahl Jensen and Anders Svensson (NBI, Copenhagen, Denmark; François Fripiat (Glaciology Lab, ULB, Belgium); Pierre Henri Blard, CRPG, Nancy, France) and EU Innovative training network DEEPICE (H2020-MSCA-ITN-2020) (François Fripiat, Lisa Ardoin-PhD, - Beneficiary).
Initial funding for this project came in large part from UVM's Gund Institute for Environment, which supported both Greenland's Oldest Ice workshop and Drew Christ's initial post doctoral appointment as well as several MS students as Gund Fellows. Technique development for intital samples supported by NSF-1735676 to Bierman.