SCAR - Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research
SCAR, the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research, is a committee of ICSU , the International Council for Science, and it is charged with the initiation, promotion and co-ordination of scientific research in Antarctica. SCAR also provides international, independent scientific advice to the Antarctic Treaty system.
Being a member of SCAR enables the Swiss Committee on Polar and High Altitude Research to participate in formulating SCAR policy and strategy. Further, the membership enhances Swiss scientists' access to international cooperation and exchange in Antarctic Research.
Swiss Delegates: Prof. Konrad Steffen and Dr Martin Schneebeli
SCAR Working Group members:
- K. Steffen (Physical sciences)
- N. Akcar (Geosciences)
- J. Pawlowski (Life sciences)
- C. Hassler (Life sciences)
- K. Leonard (Physical sciences)
- M. Vollmer (Physical sciences)
Joint Committe on Antarctic Data Management JCADM