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International Polar Years

Four times over 100-plus years, major initiatives have brought together scientists from around the globe to collaboratively study the poles. {Read More »}

Welcome to the SCAR/IASC IPY Open Science Conference

MOSS LANDING, CALIFORNIA-- In early July, 2008 I traveled to Saint Petersburg, Russia, to join thousands of other polar scientists for the SCAR (Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research) Open Science Conference. I was thrilled to attend this year’s SCAR meeting to present my graduate work on Antarctic toothfish... {Read More »}

IPY: The Next Generation

PROVIDENCE, RHODE ISLAND-- You might not know this (most people don’t,) but 2007-2008 is an International Polar Year (IPY). More than 60 countries, including the… {Read More »}