INCOMING DEADLINE: JAMSTEC Call for Pre-proposals for large-scale research cruises

The Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC) is planning long-distance, long-term multidisciplinary research cruises (large-scale research cruises) using its vessels that will be open to both Japanese and overseas universities and research institutes.
This call is for pre-proposals that would require at least 100 days at sea to complete (no limitation on sea areas)  to be conducted between April 2016 and March 2019.

The proposals must comply with one or several of the JAMSTEC domains of interest: Submarine resources R&D, Ocean and global environmental change R&D, Oceanic seismogenic zone R&D, Marine biosciences R&D and Development and utilization of advanced research technologies.

Applicants must also participate to the next JAMSTEC Workshop in Yokohama, Japan on 6-7 November 2014.

Deadline for application: 19 September 2014

Further information here

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