Association of Polar Early Career Scientists


Who's Who - Polar Acronyms

Comite National Francais des Recherches Artiques et Antarctiques (French National Committee on Arctic and Antarctic Research)
  • Multidisciplinary
  • Polar Sciences
  • Arctic
  • Antarctic
  • Committee / Working Group / Expert Group / Action Group
The Arctic and Antarctic Research French National Committee (CNFRA) is a non-profit organisation. The CNFRA objectives are :

- to promote French scientific studies and research in Arctic, Sub-Arctic, Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic regions ;

- to represent France in the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR : Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research) and in the SCAR Working Groups ;

- to further international co-operation and support French research in international programmes ;

- to propose a forum for the development of scientific programmes ;

- contribute in communicating and informing on scientific research undertaken in polar and sub-polar regions.

Contact APECS

APECS International Directorate
Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Center for Polar and Marine Research
Telegrafenberg A45
14473 Potsdam
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Our Sponsors

APECS Directorate Sponsor
AWI WortBildmarke Farbe RGB
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