Look up from the ice

The Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR) is a thematic organisation of the International Science Council (ISC). SCAR is charged with initiating, developing and coordinating high quality international scientific research in the Antarctic region (including the Southern Ocean), and on the role of the Antarctic region in the Earth system. The scientific business of SCAR is conducted by its Science Groups which represent the scientific disciplines active in Antarctic research and report to SCAR.

IUPAC Representative ON SCAR is Rai Kookana. Rai reminds us that SCAR issue a monthly Newsletter that is free for  anyone to subscribe. See details HERE or for the latest edition, see HERE.

Feature image: The night sky above the Bulgarian station “St. Kliment Ohridsky” by Petar Sapundjiev from the Belgian Antarctic Institute.


Of relevance – Reiersen, Lars-Otto, Guardans, Ramon and Sydnes, Leiv K.. “The Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme” Chemistry International, vol. 42, no. 2, 2020, pp. 8-14. https://doi.org/10.1515/ci-2020-0202

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