XXXIV SCAR Delegates Meeting

29 - 31 August 2016, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Papers for the XXXIV SCAR Delegates' Meeting 2016

Papers are classified as either Working Papers (WP), which are essential for the conduct of business (usually require a decision), or Information Papers (IP).

zipZipped file of all meeting papers (updated 24 August)

acrobatFinal Meeting Report

Working Papers

Paper No. Agenda Item Document Title Date Posted / Revised
WP 1 1.2 acrobatSummary Agenda 16 Aug 2016 (v7)
WP 2 1.2 acrobatTimetable and Annotated Agenda 16 Aug 2016 (v11)
WP 3 1.2 acrobatList of Documents 16 Aug 2016 (v9)
WP 4a 2.1.1 acrobatApplication of Colombia for Associate Membership of SCAR 29 Feb 2016
WP 4b 2.1.2 acrobatApplication of Austria for Associate Membership of SCAR 29 Feb 2016
WP 4c 2.1.3 acrobatApplication of Thailand for Associate Membership of SCAR

29 Feb 2016 /
updated 31 May 2016 / updated 22 Jul 2016

WP 4d 2.1.4 acrobatApplication of Turkey for Associate Membership of SCAR 29 Feb 2016 /
updated 7 Mar 2016
WP 5 2.2 acrobatMembership 18 Jul 2016
WP 6a 4.1.1 acrobatReport of SSG Physical Sciences 29 Sep 2016
WP 6b 4.1.1 acrobatReports from Physical Sciences Action and Expert Groups 1 Aug 2016 
WP 6c 4.1.1 acrobatIPICS External Review Summary, Report and Reviews 22 Jul 2016
WP 7a 4.1.2

acrobatDraft Report of SSG Life Sciences

28 Aug 2016 
12 Sep 2016
WP 7b 4.1.2 acrobatReports from Life Sciences Action and Expert Groups 18 Jul 2016 
WP 8a 4.1.3 acrobatReport of SSG Geosciences 5 Sep 2016
WP 8b 4.1.3 acrobatReports from Geosciences Action and Expert Groups 29 Sep 2016 
WP 9a 4.2.2 acrobatSRP (Scientific Research Programme) Review Process 11 Jul 2016
WP 9b 4.2.2 acrobatDelegate Scores and Comments on SRP External Reviews
- Comments to date from:
Australia, Belgium, Canada, Finland, France, Germany, Iran, Japan, Netherlands, New Zealand, Portugal, Sweden, United Kingdom, United States
14 Aug 2016
WP 10 4.2.1 acrobatReport on AAA (Astronomy & Astrophysics from Antarctica) 17 Jul 2016
WP 11a 4.2.3 acrobatReport on AntEco (State of the Antarctic Ecosystem) 27 Jun 2016
WP 11b 4.2.3 acrobatAntEco External Review Report - Summary, Recommendations and Response 27 Jun 2016
WP 12a 4.2.4 acrobatReport on AnT-ERA (Antarctic Thresholds - Ecosystem Resilience and Adaptation) 30 Jun 2016
WP 12b 4.2.4 acrobatAnT-ERA External Review Report - Summary, Recommendations and Response 27 Jun 2016
WP 13a 4.2.5 acrobatReport on AntClim21 (Antarctic Climate Change in the 21st Century) 20 Jul 2016 
WP 13b 4.2.5 acrobatAntClim21 External Review Report - Summary, Recommendations and Response 27 Jun 2016
WP 14a 4.2.6 acrobatReport on PAIS (Past Antarctic Ice Sheet Dynamics) 31 Jul 2016
WP 14b 4.2.6 acrobatPAIS External Review Report - Summary, Recommendations and Response 27 Jun 2016
WP 15a 4.2.7 acrobatReport on SERCE (Solid Earth Response and influence on Cryosphere Evolution)  8 Aug 2016
WP 15b 4.2.7 acrobatSERCE External Review Report, Summary and Recommendations and Response  4 July 2016
WP 16 4.3.1 acrobatReport from the Humanities and Social Sciences Expert Group (HASSEG) 11 Aug 2016
WP 17 4.3.2 acrobatReport from the History Group 14 Aug 2016
WP 18a 4.3.3 acrobatThe Southern Ocean Observing System  8 Aug 2016
WP 18b 4.3.3 acrobatSOOS External Review Report 29 Jun 2016
WP 19 4.3.6 acrobatThe ICSU Unions and SCAR 14 Aug 2016
WP 20 5.1 acrobatDraft Report on SCADM (Standing Committee on Antarctic Data Management) 14 Jul 2016 
WP 21 5.2 acrobatDraft Report on SCAGI (Standing Committee on Antarctic Geographic Information) 2 Aug 2016
WP 22 6.1 acrobatReport on Partnerships, MoUs and other agreements 19 Jul 2016
WP 23a 7.2 acrobatReport from SCATS (Standing Committee on the Antarctic Treaty System) on general activities 18 Jul 2016
WP 23b 7.2 acrobatAntarctic Envrionments Portal 18 Jul 2016
WP 24 7.2 acrobatReport of the SCAR Delegation to XXXIX ATCM and XIX CEP 2 Aug 2016
WP 25 7.3 acrobatClimate Change Communications Report 18 Jul 2016
WP 26 8.4 acrobatCapacity Building, Education and Training (CBET), including future plans  1 Aug 2016 
WP 27 9.1 acrobatSCAR Communication Activities 13 July 2016
WP 28 9.2 acrobatHighlighting the Role of SCAR Groups, Union Members and National Committees 13 July 2016 
WP 29 10.5 acrobatBids to host SCAR 2020  4 July 2016
WP 30a 11.1 acrobatProposed Amendments to the SCAR Rules of Procedure from the Structural Review 18 Jul 2016 v2
WP 30b 11.1 acrobatProposed Amendments to the Rules of Procedure for Subsidiary Bodies from the Structural Review 18 Jul 2016 v4
WP 30c 11.1 acrobatProposed Amendments to the SCAR Articles of Assocation 18 Jul 2016 v1
WP 31 11.2 acrobatThe SCAR Strategic Plan 2017-2022 18 Jul 2016 v7
WP 32 11.3 acrobatICSU Review of SCAR 11 Aug 2016
WP 33 11.4 acrobatSecretariat Report 19 Jul 2016 
WP 34 13 acrobatFinance Update 19 Jul 2016 
WP 35 13.1 acrobatSimplification of Membership Levels 18 Jul 2016
WP 36 13.2 acrobatReview of Secretariat Remuneration 18 Jul 2016
WP 37 13.3 acrobatFinancial Statement for 2014 15 Jul 2016 
WP 38 13.3 acrobatFinancial Statement for 2015 15 Jul 2016 
WP 39 13.4 acrobatRevised Budget for 2016 20 Jul 2016
WP 40 13.5 acrobatRevised Budget for 2017 15 Jul 2016
WP 41 13.6 acrobatDraft Budget for 2018, including applications for major meeting funds 15 Jul 2016
WP 42 13.7 acrobatThe SCAR Development Council 13 July 2016


Information Papers

Paper No. Agenda Item Document Title Date Posted / Revised
IP 1 4.3.4 Southern Ocean Acidification Report  
IP 2 4.3.5

acrobatPartnerships between the WMO (including WCRP) and SCAR

30 Jun 2016
IP 3 5.3 acrobatThe SCAR Products 30 Jun 2016
IP 4 6.2 acrobatSCAR/IASC Think Tank Report  9 Jul 2016
IP 5 6.3 acrobatAntarctic Roadmap Challenges (ARC) and Horizon Scan Follow-up 29 Jun 2016
IP 6 8.1 acrobatThe SCAR/COMNAP Fellowship Scheme 20 Jul 2016
IP 7 8.2 acrobatThe SCAR Visiting Professor Scheme 20 Jul 2016
IP 8 8.3 acrobatThe Tinker-Muse Prize 15 Jul 2016
IP 9 10.1 acrobatSummary of XII ISAES in India 19 May 2016
IP 10 10.3 acrobatPlans for Biology Symposium 2017 14 Jul 2016 
IP 11 10.4 acrobatPlans for POLAR 2018

30 Jun 2016

IP 12 11.1 acrobatStructural Review Report (Bulletin 192) 29 Feb 2016
IP 13 11.4 acrobatEXCOM 2015 Report (Bulletin 194) 29 Feb 2016
IP 14 10.6 acrobatExpression of interest from India in hosting 2022 Biennial Meetings 12 Apr 2016
IP 15 4.3.7 acrobatICED (Integrating Climate and Ecosystem Dynamics in the Southern Ocean) Report  6 Jul 2016
IP 16 4.3.8 acrobatFuture multi-national initiatives from ICED and SOOS  7 Jul 2016
IP 17 7.2 acrobatReport on joint CEP/SC-CAMLR Workshop, May 2016 18 Jul 2016
IP 18 7.1 acrobatSecretariat of the Antarctic Treaty Report to SCAR on the XXXIX Antarctic Treaty Meeting in Santiago, Chile 18 Jul 2016
IP 19 3.1 acrobatSCAR Executive Committee Election Procedure 27 Jul 2016


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