Guidance of SKLEC Open Research Fund


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:
1)Estuarine and Coastal Water and Sediment Dynamics and  Geomorphic Evolution
2)Estuarine and Coastal Ecology and Environment
3)Estuarine and Offshore Biogeochemical Cycles
4)Interdisciplinary study of multi-process interactions
5)Estuarine and Coastal Human Activity Process and Sustainable Development
6)Engineering Application and Field Monitoring Technology Development Related to the Above Research Directions
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 2020, two types of funding will be considered: 1) Senior Visiting Scholar Fund, which has a maximum budget of 0.1 million RMB; and 2) Junior Visiting Scholar Fund, with a maximum budget of 50 thousand RMB. The project period is 24 months.
3. The deadline of proposal submission is 14 June, 2020.
4. The reviewing results of the proposals will be released by the end of July, 2020.
Detailed information can be found:
1 General Conditions:
2 Application:
Contact Information
Contact: Xiaodi Zhang
Address: State Key Laboratory of Estuarine and Coastal Research, East China Normal University, 500 Dongchuan Rd., Shanghai 200241, China
Tel: 86-21-54836460
Fax: 86-21-54836458