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Advanced Investigator Grants (AdG)

The ERC AdG encourage substantial advances at the frontier of knowledge by supporting excellent, leading advanced investigators to pursue ground breaking, high-risk/high gain research. The AdG targets researchers who have already established themselves as independent research leaders in their own right.

DIME: Disequilibirum metamorphism of stressed lithosphere

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Bjørn Jamtveit

Grant holder: Professor Bjørn Jamtveit
Project duration: 2015 - 2020

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Finite Element Exterior Calculus Applications

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Ragnar Winther

The ambition of this project is to set the scene for a number of new research directions based on FEEC by giving ground-breaking contributions to its foundation. The aim is also to use FEEC as a tool, or a guideline, to extend the foundation of numerical PDE to a variety of problems for which this foundation does not exist.

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Grant holder: Professor Ragnar Winther
Project duration: 1 February 2014 – 31 January 2019

The medieval plagues: ecology, transmission modalities and routes of the infections

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Barbara Bramanti

Grant holder: Professor Barbara Bramanti
Project duration: 1 June 2013 - 31 May 2018

Global Glacier Mass Continuity (ICEMASS)

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Andreas Max Kääb

The ICEMASS project will derive and analyse glacier thickness changes using satellite laser and radar altimetry, and satellite-derived and other digital elevation models, and convert these to a global glacier mass budget. The analysis of these data will enable several major steps forward in glacier and Earth science.

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Grant holder: Professor Andreas Max Kääb
Project duration: 1 March 2013 - 28 February 2018