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SCAR XXXI WP18: Report on Astronomy and Astrophysics in Antarctica (AAA)
Title: Report on Astronomy and Astrophysics from Antarctica (AAA)
Authors: John Storey, Chief Officer, AAA
Relevant URLs or references to other reports: The AAA SRP web site is at:
https://www.scar.org/science/aaa/home/ (updated link)
Introduction/Background: The SCAR AAA SRP Planning Group was proposed at the Hobart XXIX SCAR in 2006. Creation of the AAA SRP was approved at the Moscow XXX SCAR Delegates meeting in 2008, and AAA will hold its first formal meeting as a Scientific Research Program in August in Buenos Aires. The AAA Planning Group held two meetings during 2009: in Frascati, Italy and in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Important Issues or Factors: This is the first year that AAA is a Scientific Research Program. The Steering Committee has the same members as the SRP Planning Group, namely:
The four Working Groups have now been established within AAA. They are:
Recommendations/Actions and Justification: None.
Expected Benefits/Outcomes: NA
Partners: No formal partners, although the IAU is now a Union Member of SCAR
Budget Implications: Continuing funding is requested at the approved level.