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AAA Antarctic Astronomy and Astrophysics
ACD Arctic Coastal Dynamic
ACE Antarctic Climate Evolution
ACIA Arctic Climate Impact Assessment
ADD Antarctic Digital Database
AGEANT Age, Growth and Evolution of Antarctica
AGONET Antarctic Geospace Observatory Network
AMANDA Antarctic Muon And Neutrino Detection Array
ANDRILL Antarctic Nearshore DRILLing
ANDEEP Antarctic benthic DEEP-sea biodiversity
ANTEC Antarctic Neotectonics
ANTIME Late Quaternary Antarctic Sedimentary Record of Ice Margin Evolution
ANTOSTRAT       Antarctic Off-shore Stratigraphy Programme
APECS   Association of Polar Early Career Scientists
APIS Antarctic Pack Ice Seals
APG Antarctic Permafrost Group
APTIC Antarctic Peninsula Thermosphere-Ionosphere Coupling
ASPeCt Antarctic Sea-Ice Processes and Climate
ASPA Antarctic Specially Protected Area
ASPeCT Antarctic Sea Ice and Climate
ASSW Arctic Science Summit Week
AT Antarctic Treaty
ATAC Antarctic Tropospheric Aerosols and their role in climate
ATCM Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting
ATS Antarctic Treaty System



BEDMAP Antarctic Bedrock Mapping Project
BFAFI Bundesforschungsanstalt für Fischerei


CASE Cooperative Awards in Science and Engineering
CASE 1 Correlation of Alpine Structural Events (Spitzbergen 1993)
CASE 2 Correlation of Alpine Structural Events (NE Greenland 1994)
CASE 3 Circum Artic Structural Events (New Siberian Islands 1996)
CCAMLR Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources
CEP Committee for Environmental Protection
COMNAP Council of Managers of National Antarctic Programmes



DWD DWD Deutscher Wetterdienst
DROMLAN Dronning Maud Land Air Network
EASIZ Ecology of the Antarctic Sea-Ice Zone
ENVINET European Network for Arctic-Alpine Multidisciplinary Environment Research
EPB European Polar Board
EPICA European Project for Ice Coring in Antarctica
ESF European Science Foundation
EUPLEX European Polar Stratospheric Cloud and Lee Wave Experiment
EVOLANTA Evolution in Antarctica


FARO Forum on Arctic Research Operations
FATE 1. Functional Attributes in Terrestrial Ecosytems
2. Feedbacks and Arctic Terrestrial Ecosystems
GANOVEX German Antarctic North Victoria Land Expedition (GANOVEX I - VII, since 1979/80)
GIANT Geodetic Infrastructure for Antarctica
GOSEAC Group of Specialists on Environmental Affairs and Conservation
IASC International Arctic Science Committee
IBMANT Interactions between the Magellan Region and the Antarctic
ICARP International Conference of Arctic Research Planning
ICESTAR Interhemispheric Conjugacy in Environmental, Solar-Terrestrial and Atmospheric Research
IPY International Polar Year
ISAES International Symposium on Antarctic Earth Science
ISIRA International Scientific Investigations in the Russian Arctic
ISMASS Ice Sheet Mass Balance and Sea Level
ITASE International Trans-Antarctic Scientific Expedition


JCADM Joint Committee on Antarctic Data Management
MADREP Middle Atmosphere Dynamics and Relativistic Electron Precipitation
MAGICS Mass Balance of Arctic Glaciers and Ice Sheets in relation to Climate and Sea Level Changes
MAGMAP Magnetic Anomaly Map


NySMAC Ny Ålesund Scientific Managers Committee


OSL Otto-Schmidt-Labor für Polar- und Meeresforschung
PICE Palaeoenvironments from Ice Cores
PASTA Plateau Astronomy Site Testing in Antarctica
PACA Physics and Chemistry of the Atmosphere
PICE Paleoenvironment from Ice Cores
POMOR Kooperativer Masterstudiengang für angewandte Polar- und Meereswissenschaften an der Staatlichen Universität St. Petersburg
PCMEGA The Prince Charles Mountains Expedition of Germany - Australia 2002 - 2003
PURE Polarer Ural


QUOBI Quantitative Understanding of Ozone losses by Bipolar Investigations
READER Reference Antarctic Data for Environmental Research
RiSCC Regional Sensitivity to Climate Change in Antarctic Ecosystems
SALE Subglacial Antarctic Lake Exploration
SCALOP Standing Committee on Antarctic Logistics and Operations
SCAR Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research
SPADA Development of the SCAR Spatial Data Model for Exchange and Distributed Processing of *Spa*tial *D*ata of *A*ntarctica
SPG Scientific Programme Group
SPPG Scientific Programme Planning Groups
SRP Scientific Research Programmes
SSG Standing Scientific Group
STEPS Solar Terrestrial Processes and Space Weather


TEA Teachers Experiencing Antarctica and the Arctic
VALHALA Vertical distribution of Aerosols at high Latitudes in both Hemispheres using Airborne Laboratories
VISA Validierung, Verdichtung und Interpretation von Satellitendaten zur Bestimmung von Magnetfeld, Schwerefeld, Eismassenhaushalt und Krustenstruktur in der Antarktis unter Nutzung flugzeuggestützter und bodengebundener Messungen