The new institutional film

Discover the new institutional film of the French polar institute: the French polar institute, an agency at the service of polar science


PARIS – DECEMBER 4, 2019 Expedition on Antarctic plateau to better gauge sea level rise From 7 December 2019 to 25 January 2020, a team of scientists from France (CNRS and Université Grenoble Alpes) and Italy (Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Istituto Nazionale Geofisica e Vulcanologia) will traverse the middle of the Antarctic plateau, travelling 1,318… 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

The Plenary Assembly of EPB

On 22 and 23 October, the Plenary Assembly of the European Polar Council (EPB) is held at Le Quartz in Brest. This assembly is being organized by the French Polar Institute for the first time. The European Polar Board (EPB) is an independent organisation that focuses on major strategic priorities in both the Arctic and… Lire la suite

The Carnot Rendez-vous 2019

On Wednesday, October 16 and Thursday, October 17, the Polar Institute will participated in the Carnot Rendez-vous 2019. The Director of the French polar Institute, as well as the Head of Communication and the Director of Innovation, were at Rendez-vous Carnot 2019; this professional meeting of research at the service of companies and communities. Jérôme… Lire la suite

The Arctic week 2019

The “Arctic Week” is a one-week international conference that provides transdisciplinary approaches to climate and environmental changes in the Arctic. It aims to provide an overview of the different challenges of the Arctic regions, as understood by Arctic peoples and by researchers. In a desire to pursue the interdisciplinary approach to environmental and climate changes… Lire la suite

Concordia station in photo and video

People in wintering at the station Franco-Italian Concordia, located on the site of Dome C in the heart of the Antarctic continent, are in the middle of the southern winter and can observe the Milky Way in ideal conditions. Photos: ©Julien Moyé and Thibault Gillet It is also the opportunity to show you the new… Lire la suite

The Board of Directors of the Institut polaire français

The Board of Directors, composed of representatives of the Institute who are members of the Institute and signatories to the public interest group constitutive agreement, met on Wednesday 26 June 2019 at the Brest headquarters.  

The second Kerguelen Plateau Symposium

The second Kerguelen Plateau Symposium on Marine Ecosystems and Fisheries, to which the Muséum national d’histoire naturelle and the Institut polaire français contributed, was held in mid-November 2017 in Hobart, Tasmania. The meeting brought together more than 70 researchers studying in the Australian and French regions of the Kerguelen.uelen plateau have been published and can… Lire la suite

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