Association of Polar Early Career Scientists


The International Polar Year (IPY) has now come to a close. At the start of the latest IPY education, outreach and communication activities (EOC) were recognized as important components to the overall success of the biggest IPY to date. Numerous activities took place during the IPY, starting in 2007 until the official close of the IPY in 2010, on all 7 continents. Now that we have wrapped up the latest IPY, the IPY EOC Assessment Committee is trying to inventory and asses the many EOC activities and events, and your help would be much appreciated.

To date we have information on over 350 activities, some endorsed by IPY and many that were simply IPY inspired, but we know that many more took place. You can help us to assess these worldwide EOC events and your own EOC efforts by filling in our short survey. The survey will only take 10 to 15 minutes of your time, and it will help make sure that your EOC efforts get counted in our international report.

If you organized or manged an education, outreach or communication activity during during IPY 2007-2009 filling out this suvey will help us understand what EOC took place and make sure your efforts are counted among the global efforts. We invite all those that did EOC to fill in the survey, from those with IPY endorsed programs to activities that were IPY inspired. All of these events, big and small, contributed to the huge international momentum of IPY and we your help to understand the big picture.

Please help us spread the word, if you know of EOC programs please let them know about tha IPY EOC Assessment Porject.

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