In this issue:
A PhD Opportunity looking at SCAR's history, the #GreatAntarcticClimateHack, a new R package for Antarctic place names, Past Antarctic Ice Sheet Dynamics Conference call for abstracts, update on the progress of the Antarctic Near-shore and Terrestrial Observation System, launch of SCAR and COMNAP Fellowships and CCAMLR Scholarships for 2017, Polar Geospacial Bootcamp, Diana Wall and Yan Ropert-Coudert Recognised, and more!
Get to Know SCAR
- Geological Mapping Update of Antarctica (GeoMap)
- Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica (CGA)
- Antarctic Near-shore and Terrestrial Observing System (ANTOS)
WMO verifies Antarctic temperature extremes, elephant seal foraging, and collaboration in Antarctic benthic biodiversity research
- How do we know what we know from Coring?
Community News and Updates
Sea ice concentration data, conservation of historic Base Y on Horseshoe Island, GEOTRACES Summer School, Asian Polar Science Fellowship Programme, and more