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Committee on Antarctic Research
Quick overview of Antarctic research conducted by
at least 18 countries. The Scientific Committee
on Antarctic Research (SCAR), an interdisciplinary
committee of the International Council for Science
(ICSU), is charged with the initiation, promotion,
and coordination of scientific research in Antarctica.
It also provides scientific advice to the Antarctic
US Antarctic Resource Center
You will find more technical information on this site including all kinds of maps,
the Atlas of Antarctic Research, and satellite images.
British Antarctic Survey
A good site for general information about Antarctica including updates on such
topics as the ozone hole and glacier thinning as well as diaries of people who
have overwintered there.
Educational Vacation Resources: A Guide to the Arctic
From the Uptake Blog, information on the Arctic and a large list of resources.
Resources and K-12 classroom activities about Antarctica and background information
about the Live from Antarctica project. This project inaugurated the Passport
to Knowledge series of electronic field trips via public television in 1994 and
Bancroft and Arneson
Learn more about the first women, Liv Arneson
and Ann Bancroft, to traverse the Antarctica land
mass unaided on skis. The 2,400-mile historic
journey ended February 11, 2001.