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[IASC] The IASC Newsletter for September 2018 is now online. Further, the abstract deadline for the YOPP Arctic Science Workshop has been extended until 12 September 2018.


[IASC] The IASC Newsletter for August 2018 is now online.



German Arctic Office:  Circular "Summer 2018" now online.



60 years of SCAR...



Watch the 60th birthday feature movie for SCAR here



27th meeting of the GNC          



Read the press release for the 27th annual meeting of the German National Committee, which takes place 24 and 25 May at the GEOMAR in Kiel.



 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.



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 c/o Prof. Günther Heinemann

 Universität Trier, 54286 Trier

 Tel. +49 651 201 4623



[IASC] YOPP Arctic Science Workshop: Call for abstracts.


[IASC] The IASC June newsletter is now online, incl. latest updates for the upcoming Polar2018.


[SCAR] The 2018 SCAR Medal for Education and Communication is going to Professor James McClintock, University of Alabama, USA.


[SCAR] The Tinker-Muse Prize 2018 is going to Professor Michael Meredith,  leader of the Polar Oceans program at British Antarctic Survey.


[IASC] CAFF seeks coordinator for the African-Eurasian Flyway Committee


The IASC Medal 2018 is going to Dr. Oran Young.

SCAR/COMNAP Fellowships and CCAMLR Scholarship 2018: online.


The IASC March News are online.


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.


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

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Annual review of 2017:

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