Become an Antarctic explorer with panoramic imagery
Google, via it's Google Maps and Google Earth teams offers the opportunity to Become an Antarctic explorer with panoramic imagery.
Water a big enemy of ice sheets: keynoter says at Portland science conference
From Ian Campbell at The Oregonian, and article about The biggest enemy of ice sheets and the opening of the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research's Open Scientific Conference.
Antarctica At Risk
The continent of Antarctica is at risk from human activities and other forces, and environmental management is needed to protect the planet's last great wilderness area, says an international team of researchers, including Texas A&M University oceanographer Chuck Kennicutt, in a paper published in the current issue of Science magazine.
Mr Science: Antarctic research conference
Mr Science: Antarctic research conference from KGW News
Many threats spell trouble for Antarctica
From Futurity, an article about pressure to change the Antarctic Treaty System by Chuck Kennicutt, president of the Scientific Committee for Antarctic Research (SCAR), formed in 1958 to coordinate international research in the region.
Antarctic lecture brings science and policy advice to the Portland community
On July 16, 2012, Portland State University will host a free public lecture presented by the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR), "Antarctic Science and Policy Advice in a Changing World."
Martha T. Muse prize winner to speak in Portland
On July 16, 2012, Dr Stephen Rintoul is scheduled to speak at the 2012 Open Science Conference. Dr Stephen Rintoul, a physical oceanographer from CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research in Hobart, Australia, has been awarded the prestigious 2012 Martha T. Muse Prize for Science and Policy in Antarctica for his outstanding research on the Southern Ocean.
Sustainable solutions talk brings change to Antarctic management challenges
On July 15, 2012, Portland State University will host a free public symposium presented by the Council of Managers of National Antarctic Programs (COMNAP), "Sustainable Solutions to Antarctic Research: Supporting Polar Research in the 21st Century".
Members of the press are invited and encouraged to attend all open elements of the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research meetings, including the Open Science Conference V and COMNAP Symposium. To register, Please complete the linked form and return the form via email to the local organizing committee at firstname.lastname@example.org using "Press Registration" in the subject line.
Media Check In
Badges and press kit materials will be available for pre-registered members of the press at the SCAR Registration beginning 15 July on the Ballroom level of the Hilton Portland. If you plan an earlier arrival, please contact email@example.com using "Press Registration" in the subject line.
- Martha T Muse
- SCAR Fellows
- Photo Competition – Juried
- Photo Competition – People's Choice
- Best Poster Awards Google
Photo: DJ Jennings, NSF, 2006
Photo: Jeff Otten, NSF, 2009
Photo: Nick Powell, NSF, 2009
Photo: Dr Stacy Kim, NSF, 2005
Photo: Sean Bonnette, NSF, 2010
Photo: Kelly Jacques, NSF, 2010
Photo: Dave Munroe, NSF, 2007
Photo: US Navy, NSF, 1946-1947
Photo: Keith Vanderlinde, NSF, 2008
Photo: Patrick Cullis, NSF, 2009
Photo: Peter Rejcek, NSF, 2010
Photo: Martin Reed, NSF, 2010
Photo: Maj Mike Phillips, NSF, 2003
Photo: Bruce Raymond, NSF, 1960-1961
The Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR) is an inter-disciplinary body of the International Council for Science (ICSU). SCAR is charged with initiating, developing, and coordinating high quality international scientific research in the Antarctic and providing independent scientific advice to the Antarctic Treaty System.
About Portland State
Portland State University serves as a center of opportunity for nearly 28,000 undergraduate and graduate students. Located in Portland, Oregon, one of the nation's most livable cities, PSU's motto, "Let Knowledge Serve the City," inspires the teaching and research of an accomplished faculty whose work and students span the globe.
Created in 1988, COMNAP is the international association that brings together National Antarctic Programs from around the world to develop and promote best practice in managing the support of scientific research in Antarctica.
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