Houping 2004 Expedition Ghar Parau application

Ghar Parau Foundation

Application for Grant Aid

Expedition Name
Leader's name, address and telephone numbers:
Home contact's name, address and tel. numbers:
Brief description of objective(s):
Country and area the Expedition will be visiting:
Total No. of UK nationals taking part:
Total No. of non-UK nationals taking part (include residents of host country):
Date of departure from UK:
Date of return to UK:
Attached maps:
Account name

Detailed description of objectives:
Give an account of the purpose of the trip, including any particular known caves you intend to visit, specific areas where you will explore for new cave and scientific experiments you will attempt. If you are applying for Ghar Parau Foundation funding please explain the special features of your trip which make it eligible.

Previous work in this area:
Give details of any previous work done in this area by your own and other teams. Include references to reports and articles published on the area and the names of any local cavers or academics with whom you have discussed the Expedition.

Expedition report:
Who will be responsible for writing and producing the Expedition's report? What format will the report be in (separate publication, magazine article, scientific paper etc)? Give references for any reports prepared by team members for previous expeditions.

How do you propose to make up the difference between your anticipated expenditure and your income?

Political clearance:
Give details of any visas or permits which are required to visit the country and area. Is special permission needed to explore the caves? What steps have you taken to secure the necessary permission, and when will you hear you have the permits you require?

What travel route are you taking? Is every team member traveling by this route? Is this the cheapest route? If not, why not?

How many days traveling will be needed to reach your target area?
How many days do you expect to spend in the field?
What is the total number of man days you expect to spend in the field??