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SCAR General News

2017 07 NewsletterCheck out SCAR’s July/August Newsletter!

In this issue:

- Polish Polar Research’s composite 100th anniversary, Polar2018 seeks video bloggers, WMO EC-PHORS report for SCAR, Survey for the Antarctic Near-Shore and Terrestrial Observation System, Matt England awarded 2017 Tinker-Muse Prize, Detailed seafloor morphology in East Antarctica from the IBSCO group, Climate change may expand ice-free habitats, Bryan Storey reports on his SCAR Visiting Professor visit to Iran, and the announcement of a workshop looking at Antarctica’s geothermal heat flux

Get to Know SCAR
- Antarctic Climate Change and the Environment (ACCE) Expert Group and the Scientific Research Programme on the State of the Antarctic Ecosystem (AntEco)

Research Highlights
- Solving Antarctica’s sea-ice puzzle, Antarctic deglaciation reveals the importance of ocean influence, sea ice modelling improves by including the effects of falling snow, human impacts of vibrations on polar vessels, and a link between West Antarctic surface melt and El Nino

Educational Resources
- Comparing the Arctic and Antarctic, how to demonstrate which type of polar ice melt increases sea level and a Portuguese online course on Antarctica

Community News and Updates
- WCRP/WWRP International Prize for Model Development, Lantuit and Badhe receive awards from APECS, TWAS fellowships available, CODATA 2017 abstract deadline extended, and Japan’s NIPR launches a new Polar Data Journal

... and lots of Upcoming Events

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