researchers in Antarctica

Looking back on the International Polar Year

“In fifty years time the data resulting from IPY 2007-2008 may be seen as the most important single outcome of the programme.” —A Framework for the International Polar Year 2007-2008 (ICSU, 2004) Past International Polar Years left exciting legacies for generations of scientists: the first synoptic polar observations, confirmation of the continental drift, unprecedented international… Read more »