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SCAR’s policy and strategy is formulated by its members through their appointed delegates. Full members appoint two Delegates, a Permanent and an Alternate Delegate. Associate Members (marked *) appoint one Delegate. Union Members also appoint one Delegate.

Delegates meet every two years to discuss past accomplishments and future plans, and make decisions on which research areas to cover, budget allocations, interactions with the Antarctic Treaty System and other bodies, and partnerships with other organizations.

Argentina

  • Delegate: Mg. Rodolfo Sánchez - Instituto Antártico Argentino, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Alternate Delegate: Dr Viviana Alder - Instituto Antártico Argentino, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • National Committee: Dirección Nacional del Antártico, email

Australia

  • Delegate: Prof Steven Chown - Monash University, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Alternate Delegate: Dr Gwen Fenton - Australian Antarctic Division, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • National Committee: National Committee for Antarctic Research, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Austria *

  • Delegate: Dr Birgit Sattler - University of Innsbruck, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • National Contact: Austrian Academy of Sciences, Bernhard Plunger, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Belarus *

  • Delegate: Assoc Prof Sergey Kakareka - Institute for Nature Management, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • National Contact: Institute for Nature Management of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Belgium

  • Delegate: Prof Frank Pattyn - Université Libre de Bruxelles, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Alternate Delegate: Dr Anton Van de Putte - IRScNB, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • National Committee: Belgian National Committee on Antarctic Research, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Brazil

  • Delegate: Prof Jefferson C Simões - Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Alternate Delegate: Prof Eduardo Resende Secchi - Universidade Federal do Rio Grande - FURG, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • National Committee: Comitê National de Pesquisas Antárticas-CoNaPA, email

Bulgaria

  • Delegate: Prof Dr Christo Pimpirev - Bulgarian Antarctic Institute, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Alternate Delegate: Dr Nesho Hainrich Chipev - Bulgarian Antarctic Institute, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • National Committee: Bulgarian Antarctic Institute, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Canada

  • Delegate: Dr Ian Hogg - Polar Knowledge Canada, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Alternate Delegate: Dr Thomas James - Natural Resources Canada, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • National Committee: Canadian Committee on Antarctic Research, email

Chile

  • Delegate: Dr Marcelo Leppe - Instituto Antártico Chileno, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Alternate Delegate: Dr José Retamales - Instituto Antártico Chileno, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • National Committee: Comité Nacional de Investigaciones Antárticas de Chile, email

China, People's Republic of

  • Delegate: Dr Huigen Yang - Polar Research Institute of China, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Alternate Delegate: Dr Wu Jun - Chinese Arctic and Antarctic Administration, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • National Committee: National Committee for Antarctic Research, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Colombia *

  • Delegate: Capt Alex Fernando Ferrero Ronquillo - Comisión Colombiana del Océano, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • National Contact: Comisión Colombiana del Océano, email

Czech Republic *

  • Delegate: Prof Milos Bartak - Masaryk University, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • National Contact: National Committee on Antarctic Research, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Denmark *

  • Delegate: Prof René Forsberg - Technical University of Denmark, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • National Contact: The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters, email

Ecuador

  • Delegate: Mr Hernan Moreano - Instituto Antártico Ecuatoriano, email
  • Alternate Delegate: Mónica Riofrío Briceño - Instituto Antártico Ecuatoriano, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • National Committee: Ecuadorian Antarctic Program, email

Finland

  • Delegate: Prof Markku Poutanen - Finnish Geodetic Institute, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Alternate Delegate: Dr Kari Strand - University of Oulu, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • National Committee: National Committee of Arctic and Antarctic Research, email

France

  • Delegate: Dr Yan Ropert-Coudert - Centre d'Etudes Biologiques de Chizé, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Alternate Delegate: Dr Catherine Ritz - Université Joseph Fourier, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • National Committee: Secrétariat du Comité National des Recherches Antarctiques (CNFRA), email

Germany

  • Delegate: Prof Dr Antje Boetius - Alfred Wegener Institute Helmholtz Centre for Polar & Marine Research, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Alternate Delegate: Prof Dr Günther Heinemann - Universität Trier, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • National Committee: German National Committee for SCAR/IASC, email

India

  • Delegate: Dr Madhavan Rajeevan - Ministry of Earth Sciences, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Alternate Delegate: Dr M Ravichandran - National Centre for Antarctic and Ocean Research (NCAOR), email
  • National Committee: National Committee for Antarctic Research, email

Iran, Islamic Republic of *

  • Delegate: Prof Dr Behrooz Abtahi - Iranian National Institute for Oceanography & Atmospheric Science (INIOAS), This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • National Contact: National Centre for Antarctic Research (NCAR), This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Italy

  • Delegate: Dr Antonio Meloni - Instituto Nazionale di Geofisica, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Alternate Delegate: Prof Silvano Onofri - Università della Tuscia, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • National Committee: Unità Tecnica Antartide (UTA) dell’ENEA, email

Japan

  • Delegate: Dr Takuji Nakamura - National Institute of Polar Research (NIPR), This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Alternate Delegate: Prof Satoshi Imura - National Institute of Polar Research (NIPR), This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • National Committee: National Antarctic Committee, email

Korea, Republic of

  • Delegate: Dr Yeadong Kim - Korea Polar Research Institute (KOPRI), This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Alternate Delegate: Dr Ho-Il Yoon - Korea Polar Research Institute (KOPRI), This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • National Committee: Korean National Committee for Polar Research, email

Malaysia

  • Delegate: Prof Dr Azizan Samah - Malaysian Antarctic Research Centre, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Alternate Delegate: Dr Salleh Mohd Nor - Academy of Sciences Malaysia, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
  • National Committee: Malaysian Committee for Antarctic Research, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Monaco *

  • Delegate: Dr Céline Van Klaveren-Impagliazzo - Ministere d’Etat, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • National Contact: National Monegasque Committee, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Netherlands

  • Delegate: Dr Jacqueline Stefels - Undergraduate School of Science - Education, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Alternate Delegate: Mr Dick van der Kroef - Netherlands Polar Programme (NPP), This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • National Committee: The Netherlands SCAR Committee, Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

New Zealand

  • Delegate: Prof Gary Wilson - University of Otago, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Alternate Delegate: to be confirmed
  • National Committee: National Committee on Antarctic Sciences, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Norway

  • Delegate: Dr Ole Arve Misund - Norsk Polarinstitutt, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Alternate Delegate: Dr Geir Huse - Institute of Marine Research, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • National Committee: Norwegian National Committee on Polar Research, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Pakistan *

  • Delegate: Dr Asif Inam - National Institute of Oceanography, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • National Contact: National Institute of Oceanography, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Peru

  • Delegate: Dr Rogelio Villanueva - Instituto Antártico Peruano, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Alternate Delegate: to be confirmed 
  • National Committee: Instituto Antártico Peruano, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Poland

  • Delegate: Prof Dr Wojciech Majewski - Polish Academy of Sciences, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Alternate Delegate: Prof Dr Robert Bialik - Polish Academy of Sciences, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • National Committee: Committee on Polar Research of the Polish Academy of Sciences, email

Portugal

  • Delegate: Prof Adelino V M Canário - Universidade do Algarve, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Alternate Delegate: to be confirmed
  • National Committee: Centre of Marine Sciences, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Romania *

  • Delegate: Dr. Cristina Purcarea - National Commission for Antarctic Research (NCAR), This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • National Contact: National Commission for Antarctic Research (NCAR), This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Russia

  • Delegate: Prof Dr Alexander Makarov - Arctic & Antarctic Research Institute (AARI), This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Alternate Delegate: Prof Irina A Repina - A.M. Obukhov Institute of Atmospheric Physics RAS, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • National Committee: Russian Committee on Antarctic Research, email

South Africa

  • Delegate: Prof Ian Meiklejohn - Rhodes University, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Alternate Delegate: Prof Bettine van Vuuren - University of Johannesburg, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • National Committee: South African National Committee for SCAR, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Spain

  • Delegate: Prof Jerónimo López-Martínez - Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Alternate Delegate: Dr Jesús Galindo-Zaldivar - Universidad de Granada, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • National Committee: Comité Nacional del SCAR, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Sweden

  • Delegate: Dr Magnus Friberg - Vetenskapsrådet (Swedish Research Council), This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Alternate Delegate: to be confirmed 
  • National Committee: Swedish Research Council, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Switzerland

  • Delegate: Prof Dr Konrad Steffen - Swiss Federal Research Institute WSL, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Alternate Delegate: Dr Martin Schneebeli - WSL Institut für Schnee- und Lawinenforschung, SLF, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • National Committee: Swiss Committee on Polar and High Altitude Research, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Thailand *

  • Delegate: Dr. Voranop Viyakarn - Chulalongkorn University, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • National Contact: Polar Science Consortium of Thailand (PSCT), This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Turkey *

  • Delegate: Dr Sabri Mutlu - TÜBİTAK Marmara Research Center, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • National Contact: Ms Gözde Yurttagül, TÜBİTAK (Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey), This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Ukraine

  • Delegate: Dr Evgen Dykyi - National Antarctic Scientific Center of Ukraine, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Alternate Delegate: to be confirmed
  • National Committee: National Antarctic Scientific Centre, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

United Kingdom

  • Delegate: Prof Jane Francis - British Antarctic Survey, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Alternate Delegate: Prof Mike Bentley - Durham University, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • National Committee: UK National Committee for Antarctic Research, email

United States of America

  • Delegate: Prof Deneb Karentz - University of San Francisco, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Alternate Delegate: Dr Allan T Weatherwax - Merrimack College, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • National Committee: Polar Research Board, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Uruguay

  • Delegate: Dr Álvaro Soutullo - Instituto Antártico Uruguayo, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Alternate Delegate: Lic. Ana Laura Machado - Instituto Antártico Uruguayo, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • National Committee: Comité Nacional SCAR, email

Venezuela *

  • Delegate: Dr Juan A. Alfonso - Centro de Oceanología y Estudios Antárticos, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • National Contact: Centro de Oceanología y Estudios Antárticos, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Union Delegates

International Astronomical Union - IAU

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

International Geographical Union - IGU 

  • Delegate: Prof Vladimir Kotlyakov - Russian Academy of Sciences, Russian Federation, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

International Union for Quaternary Research - INQUA

  • Delegate: to be confirmed

International Union of Biological Sciences - IUBS

  • Delegate: Dr Andres Barbosa - Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales, Spain, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics - IUGG

  • Delegate: Dr Ian Allison - Antarctic Climate & Ecosystems Cooperative Research Center, Australia, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Alternate Delegate: Prof John Turner - British Antarctic Survey, UK, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

International Union of Geological Sciences - IUGS

  • Delegate: Prof Carlo Alberto Ricci - Universita di Siena, Italy, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry - IUPAC 

  • Delegate: to be confirmed

International Union of Physiological Sciences - IUPS

  • Delegate: Dr Yvon LeMaho - Institut pluridisciplinaire Hubert Curien, France, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Union Radio Scientifique International - URSI

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