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Live from Crozet

Discover every month panoramic photo of the penguin colony of the Bay of Marin in Crozet taken by Marine Benoiste, voluntary civic service program 137 ECOPHY Mission 53 in Crozet.  Photograph of March 3, 2016  Photograph of February 1st, 2016   Photograph of January 18, 2016 Photograph of November 1st, 2016

Press release: European Polar Infrastructure Database Launched

The European Polar Board (EPB) and EU-PolarNet are pleased to announce the launch of the European Polar Infrastructure Database. The database, which includes detailed information on European stations, vessels and aircraft available for Arctic and Antarctic research, provides a valuable information source to support the planning of polar research fieldwork and an up to date inventory of… Lire la suite

The SCAR celebrate 60 years of Antarctic Science

The Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR) marks six decades of successful international collaboration. Since its first meeting in The Hague on 3-5 February 1958, SCAR has grown an international network of thousands of scientists who share a common ambition to carry out Antarctic science for the benefit of society. SCAR will celebrate its 60th… Lire la suite

Announcement of Opportunity for Human Research at Concordia

The Directorate of Human Spaceflight and Robotic Exploration Programmes of the European Space Agency, in cooperation with the Concordia Steering Committee, announces an opportunity to propose investigations in human research using the unique environment of Concordia station as a Human Exploration analogue. For more information : http://www.esa.int/Our_Activities/Human_Spaceflight/Concordia/Run_your_experiments_in_extreme_cold_isolation_or_in_bed Download the Announcement of Opportunity for Human Research… Lire la suite

Call for abstracts : POLAR2018

The Scientific committee on Antarctic research (SCAR) and the International arctic science committee (IASC) invite the international polar and high altitude community to their joint meeting POLAR2018 (www.polar2018.org) hosted by WSL and SLF in Davos, Switzerland. Program overview 15 – 18 June 2018 : SCAR and IASC/ASSW Business & Satellite Meetings 19 – 23 June 2018… Lire la suite

SIOS : Call for pilot projects

SIOS-KC will open a call for proposals for pilot projects Opening of Pilot Call: 3 August 2017 Proposal Deadline: 1 October 2017, 16:00 CET Total funds available: 2 million NOK SIOS seeks proposals of two types: SESS projects This is an opportunity to be part of the team that develops the first State of the… Lire la suite

Call for candidates at Concordia

ESA Concordia research MD call for candidates for WO2018 http://www.esa.int/Our_Activities/Human_Spaceflight/Research/Research_Announcements

Press release : Searching for the world’s oldest ice

Why did the rhythm of glaciations suddenly slow down about a million years ago? To answer this question and to better forecast future climate change, a consortium of researchers from 14 institutions1, including France’s CNRS and IPEV, have set out to find ice that is at least 1.5 million years old. With €2.2 million funding… Lire la suite

Incredible pictures

 Amazing pictures realized by Vincent Munier   Vincent Munier, author of the photos on the website front page, reveals the Antarctic continent through his rare poetic clichés … Discover these magnificent pictures taken in Dumont D’Urville during the Wild Touch expedition in which he participated in January 2016. The website of photographer Vincent Munier