By Rosemary Nash 852 downloads
Chapter 7 - The New SCAR (2004-10)
XXIX SCAR to XXX SCAR
The history of SCAR changed dramatically with the reorganization, becoming both more complex and more wide-ranging. SCAR was well-positioned to make use of this exciting opportunity and decided to concentrate on three key areas: how Antarctic processes contribute to the working of the Earth System, and vice versa; how the south polar environment is influenced by human activities originating both within and outside the region; and what needed to be done to safeguard the environment.