Association of Polar Early Career Scientists


Who's Who - Polar Acronyms

SCAR Scientific Standing Group–Life Sciences
SSG–LS coordinates research focused on understanding the impact of past, current and predicted environmental change on biodiversity and the consequences for adaptation and function. Determining the effects of cold, darkness, isolation and pathogens on the health and welfare of scientists and support staff in the Antarctic. Understanding the complexities of the Antarctic environment and predicting the consequences of change through multidisciplinary collaborations.

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APECS International Directorate
UiT The Arctic University of Norway
Huginbakken 14
9019 Tromsø
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