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The IASC March News are online.

60 years of SCAR...    

The NC congratulates.

The anniversary Fact Sheet can be downloaded here.

Agenda for Polar Research 2030

Status and perspectives of German Polar Research

Details in the press release of DFG        


After more than three years of work under the auspices of the German National Committee for SCAR/IASC the new Agenda for German Polar Research was published September 15th as a status report of the German Research Association (DFG):


German Agenda for Polar Research


An overview on this initiative of the NC as well as further information can be found here.


The Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research



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The International Arctic Science Committee








 c/o Prof. Günther Heinemann

 Universität Trier, 54286 Trier

 Tel. +49 651 201 4623



SCAR appoints new Executive Director: Dr. Chandrika Nath, further details here


Polar2018: APECS travel funds for Early Career scientists available. Applications can be dropped here.


"What does the United Nations Paris Climate Agreement Mean for Antarctica?". Essay by Prof. Tim Naish, available as PDF on the SCAR website.


2017 Annual review of the GNCNewsletter available.


The IASC December-News are online.


Arctic Observing Summit 2018 - Call for Community Input.


Der SCAR Newsletter September/Oktober 2017 ist online.


SCAR 2018 Medals: Nominations here.


Publication: Policy Paper "Arktisstrategien 2017" [in German only]


IASC Fellowship 2018: Details here.


Vacant position: SCAR Executive Director. Details here.


European Polar Low Working Group: 14th annual meeting, 6-8 April 2018, Trier: Information and further details here.


Reminder: SCAR/IASC: POLAR2018 in Davos: abstract deadline: 1 NOV


[SCAR] The SCAR Executive Committee announced the resignation of the current Executive Director Dr. Jenny Baeseman. The position will be vacant from November 17.


[IASC] The TOPtoTOP climate expedtion is hosting Arctic researchers and their projects. Details here.


The IASC September News are now online.


SCAR/IASC: POLAR2018 in Davos: Call for abstracts.


The SCAR July/August Newsletter is now online.

News Archive


Annual review of 2017:

Newsletter Archive