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Chapter 2 of Science in the Snow (2nd edition)

Chapter 2 - The Early Years (1958-67)

I SCAR to IX SCAR

ICSU had invited each of the twelve nations actively engaged in Antarctic research to nominate a Delegate to the Special Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR). At this time “actively engaged” meant supporting over-wintering parties.

Contents:

  • Establishing SCAR
  • Developing the Antarctic Treaty
  • Developing the structure of SCAR
  • Antarctic Treaty relations
  • Cartography
  • Logistics and Communications
  • Biology
  • Meteorology
  • Geology and Geophysics
  • Glaciology
  • Oceanography
  • Upper Atmosphere Physics