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SCAR is very grateful to its many volunteers who help to lead our various groups and activities. Below you will see a list of these people and the groups they lead.

Please also see our Executive Committee and Delegates pages as well as the membership pages for our Geosciences, Life Sciences, and Physical Sciences Groups.

 

Scientific Research Programmes

Astronomy and Astrophysics from Antarctica (AAA)

Anna Moore - Australian National University, Australia This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Antarctic Climate Change in the 21st Century (AntClim21)

Thomas Bracegirdle - BAS, UK This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

State of the Antarctic Ecosystem (AntEco)

Jan Strugnell - James Cook University, Australia email
Huw Griffiths - BAS, UK This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Antarctic Thresholds - Ecosystem Resilience and Adaptation (AnT-ERA)

Julian Gutt - AWI, Germany This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Past Antarctic Ice Sheet Dynamics (PAIS)

Laura De Santis - Istituto Nazionale di Oceanografia e Geofisica Sperimentale (OGS), Italy email
Timothy Naish - Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Solid Earth Response and influence on Cryospheric Evolution (SERCE)

Pippa Whitehouse - Durham University, UK email
Matt King - University of Tasmania, Australia This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Geosciences Groups

GeoSciences Group Officers

Chief Officer: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - Universidad de Granada, Spain
Deputy Chief Officer: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - University of Delhi, India
Secretary: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - Instituto Antártico Chileno, Chile 

Antarctic Digital Magnetic Anomaly Map Project Expert Group (ADMAP)

Graeme Eagles - AWI, Germany This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Antarctic Near-shore and Terrestrial Observing System Expert Group (ANTOS)

Craig Cary - University of Waikato, New Zealand email
Vonda Cummings - NIWA, New Zealand This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Antarctic Permafrost, Soils and Periglacial Environments Expert Group (ANTPAS)

Mauro Guglielmin - Università dell'Insubria, Italy email
Gonçalo Vieira - Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Antarctic Volcanism Expert Group (ANTVOLC)

John Smellie - University of Leicester, UK This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Geodetic Infrastructure of Antarctica Expert Group (GIANT)

Mirko Scheinert - Institut für Planetare Geodäsie, Technische Universität Dresden, Germany email
Alessandro Capra - Università di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Italy This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

GNSS (Global Navigation Satellite System) Research and Application for Polar Environment Expert Group (GRAPE)

Giorgiana De Franceschi - Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia (INGV), Italy This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

International Bathymetric Chart of the Southern Ocean Expert Group (IBCSO)

Jan-Erik Arndt - AWI, Germany email
Boris Dorschel - AWI, Germany This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Connecting Geophysics with Geology Action Group (CGG)

Joachim Jacobs - University of Bergen, Norway email
Detlef Damaske - retired, Germany email
Fausto Ferraccioli - BAS, UK This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Geological Heritage and Geoconservation Action Group

Chris Carson - Geoscience Australia, Australia email
Marcelo Reguero - Instituto Antártico Argentino, Argentina email
Kevin Hughes - BAS, UK This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Geological Mapping Update of Antarctica Action Group (GeoMap)

Simon Cox - GNS Science / Te Pu Ao, New Zealand email
Paul Morin - Polar Geospatial Center, University of Minnesota, USA This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Life Sciences Groups

Life Sciences Group Officers Chief Officer: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - CNRS, France
Deputy Chief Officer: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - NASA Headquarters, USA
Secretary: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - University of Waikato, New Zealand

Antarctic Near-shore and Terrestrial Observing System Expert Group (ANTOS)

Craig Cary - University of Waikato, New Zealand email
Vonda Cummings - NIWA, New Zealand This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Expert Group on Antarctic Biodiversity Informatics (EG-ABI)

Bruno Danis - Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium email
Ben Raymond - Australian Antarctic Division, Australia This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Expert Group on Birds and Marine Mammals (EG-BAMM)

Mark Hindell - Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS), Australia email
Yan Ropert-Coudert - Centre d'Études Biologiques de Chizé (CEBC) of CNRS (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique), France This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Expert Group on the Continuous Plankton Recorder (SO-CPR EG)

Kunio Takahashi - National Institute of Polar Research (NIPR), Japan This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Joint Expert Group on Human Biology and Medicine (JEGHBM)

Anne Hicks - BAS Medical Unit, UK email
Giichiro Ohno - Toukatsu Hospital, Chiba, Japan email
Nathalie Pattyn - Vrije Universiteit Brussel and Royal Military Academy, Belgium email
Paul Laforêt - Terres australes et antarctiques françaises (Taaf), France This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Southern Ocean Acidification Action Group (Ocean Acidification)

Richard Bellerby - Norwegian Institute for Water Research (NIVA) and East China Normal University, Norway This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Remote Sensing of Birds and Animals Action Group (Remote Sensing)

Hans-Ulrich Peter - Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena, Germany This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Biogeochemical Exchange Processes at the Sea-Ice Interfaces Action Group (BEPSII)

Jacqueline Stefels - University of Groningen, Netherlands email
Janne-Markus Rintala - University of Helsinki, Finland This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Integrated Science for the Sub-Antarctic Action Group (ISSA)

Gary Wilson - NZARI (New Zealand Antarctic Research Institute), New Zealand This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Integrating Climate and Ecosystem Dynamics (ICED)

Eugene Murphy - BAS, UK This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Physical Sciences Groups

Physcial Sciences Group Officers Chief Officer: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - The Ohio State University, USA
Deputy Chief Officer: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - Instituto Antártico Argentino, Argentina
Secretary: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - British Antarctic Survey, UK

Antarctic Climate Change and the Environment Expert Group (ACCE)

John Turner - BAS, UK This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Antarctic Near-shore and Terrestrial Observing System Expert Group (ANTOS)

Craig Cary - University of Waikato, New Zealand email
Vonda Cummings - NIWA, New Zealand This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Antarctic Sea-ice Processes and Climate Expert Group (ASPeCt)

Marilyn Raphael - UCLA Department of Geography, USA email
Steve Ackley - University of Texas at San Antonio, USA This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Forum for Research into Ice Shelf Processes Expert Group (FRISP)

Adrian Jenkins - BAS, UK This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

GNSS (Global Navigation Satellite System) Research and Application for Polar Environment Expert Group (GRAPE)

Giorgiana De Franceschi - Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia (INGV), Italy This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

International Partnership in Ice Core Sciences Expert Group (IPICS)

Tas van Ommen - AAD, Australia email
Hubertus Fischer - University of Bern, Switzerland This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Ice Sheet Mass Balance and Sea Level Expert Group (ISMASS)

Catherine Ritz - Laboratoire de Glaciologie et Géophysique de l'Environnement (LGGE), France email
Frank Pattyn - Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Operational Meteorology in the Antarctic Expert Group (OpMet)

Steve Colwell - BAS, UK This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

CLIVAR/CliC/SCAR Southern Ocean Region Panel Expert Group (SORP)

Inga Smith - University of Otago, New Zealand email
John Fyfe - Environment Canada, Canada This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Antarctic Clouds and Aerosols Action Group (ACA)

Tom Lachlan-Cope - BAS, UK This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Polar Atmospheric Chemistry at the Tropopause Action Group (PACT)

Andrew Klekociuk - AAD, Australia email
Gennadi Milinevsky - National Antarctic Scientific Centre of Ukraine, Ukraine This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Southern Ocean Acidification Action Group (Ocean Acidification)

Richard Bellerby - Norwegian Institute for Water Research (NIVA) and East China Normal University, Norway This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Remote Sensing of Birds and Animals Action Group (Remote Sensing)

Hans-Ulrich Peter - Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena, Germany This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Sun Earth Relationships and Antarctica Action Group (SERAnt)

Allan Weatherwax - Merrimack College, USA This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Snow in Antarctica Action Group (SnowAnt)

Martin Schneebeli - Institut für Schnee- und Lawinenforschung (SLF), Switzerland This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Tropical Antarctic Teleconnections Action Group (TATE)

Jefferson Simões - Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Social Sciences and Humanities Groups

History Expert Group

Cornelia Lüdecke - German Society of Polar Research, Germany This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Humanities and Social Sciences Expert Group

Daniela Liggett - Gateway Antarctica, University of Canterbury, New Zealand email
Elizabeth Leane - University of Tasmania, Australia This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Other SCAR Groups

Standing Committee on Antarctic Data Management (SCADM)

Anton Van de Putte - Royal Belgian Institute for Natural Sciences, Belgium This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Standing Committee on Antarctic Geographic Information (SCAGI)

Adrian Fox - BAS, UK This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Jean-Yves Pirlot - Belgian National Mapping Agency, Belgium This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Standing Committee on the Antarctic Treaty System (SCATS)

Aleks Terauds - AAD, Australia This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Standing Committee on Finance

Jefferson Simões - Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), Brazil email
Günther Heinemann - Universität Trier, Germany email
Marcelo Leppe - Instituto Antártico Chileno (INACH), Chile This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Capacity Building, Education and Training (CBET)

Karin Lochte - AWI, Germany This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Development Council (DC)

Pete Convey - BAS, UK This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Southern Ocean Observing System (SOOS)

Anna Wåhlin - Göteborgs universitet, Sweden email
Oscar Schofield - Rutgers University, USA This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.