Association of Polar Early Career Scientists


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Waldemar Fontes
Antarctic Training Center
Uruguayan Antarctic Institute
+598 91794703
  • Education and Outreach
  • Interdisciplinary
  • Human and Social
  • Other
Education and Outreach
Antarctic, Training, Uruguay
  • Antarctic
  • Other
Related to Uruguayan Antarctic Expeditions since 1999. Base Commander of the Artigas Scientific Station in 1999-2000, 2007-2008 and 2008-2009.  Member of the Board of the Uruguayan Antarctic Institute from 2010 to 2014. Director of the Uruguayan Antarctic Training Center since 2018.
Volunteer as the coordinator of the Education and Outreach Team of the civil Antarctic Association Antarkos since 2004
  • Mentor Panels
    These panels are held at major international conferences and are coordinated by
    APECS members. Participation involves a 2-3 hour commitment on the day
    of the panel meeting.

  • One-on-One Mentoring
    Email correspondence with APECS members regarding career advice (including
    alternative careers in polar/cryospheric issues), research skills, data
    management and occasional research-specific discussions/questions.

  • Email Exchange
  • Other
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