European Polar Board, Wednesday 22 May

As part of the Arctic Science Summit Week 2019 in Arkhangelsk, Russia, the European Polar Board (EPB) is meeting on Wednesday, May 22. The European Polar Board (EPB) is an independent organisation that focuses on major strategic priorities in both the Arctic and Antarctic regions. Current EPB membership includes research institutes, funding agencies, scientific academies,… Lire la suite

SCAR Launches Fellowship Opportunities for 2019

SCAR today launches its 2019 Antarctic-related Fellowships for early-career researchers. SCAR will offer 5 to 6 fellowships of up to USD $15,000 each for 2019, with additional support for the scheme having been provided by India, Korea and France. A new SCAR/WMO Fellowship is also available in 2019 as detailed below. The Fellowships enable early-career… Lire la suite

Live from Crozet

Discover every month panoramic photo of the penguin colony of the Bay of Marin in Crozet taken by the voluntary civic service program 137 ECOPHY Mission 56 in Crozet. Photo du mois d’avril 2019 Photo du mois de mars 2019 Photo du mois de février 2019 Photo du mois de janvier 2019 Photo du mois… Lire la suite

Beyond EPICA presented at the EGU

As part of a major European Union project, experts from 14 institutions in ten European countries spent three years examining Antarctic ice in search of the ideal site to study the climate history of the past 1.5 million years. The Beyond EPICA – Oldest Ice consortium presents its findings at the European Geoscience Union (EGU)… Lire la suite

ISAES: The abstract submission deadline extended

The abstract submission deadline for the XIII International Symposium on Antarctic Earth Sciences (ISAES 2019) has been extended to 21 April 2019. The ISAES 2019 Secretariat has issued a new electronic direct mail, with updated information on the symposium and direct links to the website in one handy document. XIII ISAES 2019 will be held… Lire la suite

Record length of sediment core still beaten

The MD19-3581 core – 69.73 m long – sets the world record for core length on board the Marion Dufresne, a ship of the French Oceanographic Fleet operated by Ifremer. This result obtained with the giant corer Calypso is the result of a collaboration between Ifremer, CNRS and the French Polar Institute. On Tuesday, March… Lire la suite

Antarctic Wildlife Research Fund: Call for Proposals

AWR wishes to contribute to and support the work of the Convention for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR) so that the Antarctic krill fishery is managed in a manner consistent with the precautionary approach detailed in the Convention text. The aims of the AWR have therefore been developed to be consistent with… Lire la suite

Scholarship offer for scientists at the beginning of their careers

Antarctic organisations have today announced opportunities for early-career professionals. The Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR), the Council of Managers of National Antarctic Programs (COMNAP) and the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR) have been working together for many years to support talented early-career (researchers, scientists, engineers, environmental managers, and other… Lire la suite

COMNAP SAR Workshop IV : Registration

Plans are well-advanced for COMNAP Search & Rescue Workshop IV to be co-hosted by Antarctica New Zealand and New Zealand Rescue Co-ordination Centre New Zealand-Maritime New Zealand, on 14-17 May 2019. Full information is available here: On-line Registration is now open. We ask those planning to participate to register by way of the COMNAP… Lire la suite

SPARC newsletter

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