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


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):


26th NC meeting in Cologne     

On June 8 and 9 the NC SCAR/IASC held its annual meeting at Schloss Wahn in Cologne.

Details here.

Germany in the SCAR April newsletter


In the latest SCAR newsletter (April 2017) Germany is introduced in the article series "featured member countries".

German Agenda for Polar Research


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


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[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.


"The Arctic in a globalized world": Event (in German) at the German Arctic Office in Potsdam on 5 October 2017 (Flyer).


Online survey of SCAR Expert Group ANTOSPotential sites for long term measurements: Details here.


The SCAR Tinker Muse Prize 2017 for Science and Policy in Antarctica is going to Matthew England (University of New South Wales).


The IASC newsletter July 2017 is now online.


The German Arctic Office has published latest news in its  Summer 2017 Newsletter.

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