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Support for research grants

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The UK Polar Data Centre (UK PDC) is an interdisciplinary data centre supporting polar scientists across the UK on a range of grant-funded research projects. The scope of polar research extends from Antarctica to the Arctic, and most recently the Himalayan cryosphere. The PDC is part of the NERC Environmental Data Service, one of several data centres working together to manage data across the environmental sciences.

Our involvement begins before any data are even collected. The list below gives some examples of early-stage projects where we are supporting Principal Investigators with initial data management planning. More information on these projects can be found on Gateway to Research. To find out how the UK PDC can support you with the data management of your project, see the Data planning guidance page.




  • Bedmap Himalayas – Reconnaissance
    Project reference: NE/L013258/1
    The Bedmap Himalayas project aims to ground-test the optimum radar configuration for sounding Hindu Kush Himalayan glacier beds through debris cover.