Press – Arctic rivers traffic atmospheric mercury to the Arctic Ocean

A new study, led by researchers from the CNRS, the Institut National Polytechnique, Universite Paul Sabatier, and international collaborators shows that Arctic rivers carry large amounts of pollutant mercury to the Arctic Ocean. The findings provide the missing piece of a puzzle that clarifies how mid-latitude anthropogenic mercury emissions have polluted one of the most… Lire la suite


The Council of Managers of National Antarctic Program publish the Update Read it  here or on the COMNAP website

Press : Annual General Meeting COMNAP

COUNCIL OF MANAGERS OF NATIONAL ANTARCTIC PROGRAMS (COMNAP) Annual General Meeting (AGM) XXX The COMNAP AGM XXX was held in the Congress Centre, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, from 11–13 June 2018 and was hosted by Germany’s National Antarctic Program, the Alfred Wegener Institute Helmholtz Center for Polar and Marine Research. The COMNAP AGM was attended by representatives… Lire la suite

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 : 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 ( 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