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View Resource International Polar Year (IPY) 2007-2008

The International Polar Year (IPY) 2007 - 2008 "will be an intense, internationally coordinated campaign of research that will initiate a new era in polar science" by educating and involving the public and assisting in the training of engineers, scientists, and leaders. While IPY is still in its planning stage, this website offers an introduction to IPY, the latest news, and information on its...
View Resource NIPR: National Institute of Polar Research

The National Institute of Polar Research introduces its comprehensive polar research and administration of the Japanese Antarctic Research Expeditions (JARE) at this website. Users can view data, satellite and photographic images, and descriptions of the Institute's many upper atmosphere physics, meteorology, geology, geomorphology, and oceanography investigations. The site describes the...
View Resource Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research

Organized by the International Council for Science (ICSU), the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR) is charged with “initiating, developing and coordinating high quality international scientific research in the Antarctic region”. Given their mission, first-time users will not be surprised to find a number of high-quality resources in their publications area, including complete runs of...
View Resource University of Colorado at Boulder: Polar Climate and Meteorology

The University of Colorado at Boulder's Polar Climate and Meteorology group investigates "the climate and meteorology of the Arctic and Antarctic using global and regional climate system models, process models, statistical models, GIS, and field experiments." Users can find summaries of the group's 12 research projects including studying the changes in hydrologic regimes and arctic transitions in...