Guidance of SKLEC Open Research Fund (Closed)

State Key Laboratory of Estuarine and Coastal Research (SKLEC), East China Normal University

Guidance of SKLEC Open Research Fund

Effective on 20 March, 2015


Supporting Fields

The Open Research Fund of State Key Laboratory of Estuarine and Coastal Research support research projects related to theoretical and applied research of estuarine and coastal discipline. The innovative projects with new ideas, new methods, or neodoxy, which are in the frontier domains or belong to the priority area of estuarine and coastal discipline, will be supported. The main research areas are listed as below:

a). Estuarine hydrodynamics and sediment dynamics, and its interaction with biogeochemical processes

b). Biophysical interaction and dynamic sedimentation process in muddy coastal environment

c).Hydro-sediment dynamics and morphodynamics of sandy coast

d).Response of river delta to catchment

e).Quantitative ascription of sediment source

f). Sediment problems of harbors and navigation channels

g).Carbon cycle in coastal wetlands and its environment effect

h).Biogeochemical cycles and ecotoxicological effect

i).Ecological remediation in coastal zone

j).Global change, risk assessment in coastal zone, and early-warning technology

k).Modelling studies

l).New technological development including remote sensing, high precision topography

m). Multi-disciplinary studies


Instructions for Applicants

1. The application should follow the guides listed in “Open Research Fund General Conditions” of the State Key Laboratory of Estuarine and Coastal Research, East China Normal University.

2. In 2015, two types of funding will be considered: 1) Senior Visiting Scholar Fund, which has a maximum budget of 0.15 million RMB; and 2) Junior Visiting Scholar Fund, with a maximum budget of 60 thousand RMB. The project period is 24 months.

3. The deadline of proposal submission is May 31, 2015.

4. The reviewing results of the proposals will be released by the end of June, 2015.


Contact Information

Contact: Lu Wang

Address: State Key Laboratory of Estuarine and Coastal Research, East China Normal University, 3663 N. Zhongshan Rd., Shanghai 200062, China

Tel: 86-21-62232887

Fax: 86-21-62546441




Detailed information can be found:
1 General Conditions [2015]: SKLEC Open Research Fund General Conditions[2015].pdf

2 Application [2015]: SKLEC Open Research Fund Application-blank[2015].doc