Proposal Assistance Available

14 September 2012

Proposal Assistance Available
CH2M HILL Polar Services (CPS)
NSF Arctic Research Opportunities Announcement

Arctic Research Opportunities - Friday, 21 September 2012

For further information, please click on the "Proposal Assistance" link
on the CPS Web site at:

Or contact:
Naomi Whitty

Researchers planning to include a support letter and estimate for
logistics support from CH2M HILL Polar Services (CPS) in their proposals
under the current National Science Foundation (NSF) Arctic Research
Opportunities Program Announcement are asked to provide CPS with a
detailed support request by Friday, 21 September, 2012.

As described in the section entitled 'Proposals Involving Arctic Field
Work' (under 'Proposal Preparation Instructions'), NSF will consider the
full cost of supporting a project, including logistics, prior to making
recommendations. To access the solicitation, search for document number
'10-597' at:

Depending on the complexity of the proposed fieldwork, it generally
takes between four and six weeks to develop an estimate. Due to the high
volume of requests for estimates, CPS will be unable to fulfill proposal
estimate requests received after Friday, 21 September 2012 for the
Arctic solicitation.

Please note the NSF deadline for proposals to the Arctic Research
Opportunities Program Announcement.

Researchers should submit field plans and support requirements to CPS
Science Planning Manager Naomi Whitty at:

As the logistics contractor for NSF, CPS annually provides
transportation, communications, infrastructure, and field camp support
to over 150 projects throughout the Arctic and near-Arctic.

For further information, please click on the 'Proposal Assistance' link
on the CPS Web site at:

Or contact:
Naomi Whitty

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