Association of Polar Early Career Scientists


Who's Who - Polar Acronyms

Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research
  • Committee / Working Group / Expert Group / Action Group
  • Educational Program
  • Government
  • Laboratory
  • Research Institute
  • University
SCAR, the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research, is a committee of the International Council for Science (ICSU), 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 and other bodies.  The membership of SCAR comprises the appropriate bodies of those national scientific academies or research councils which are the adhering bodies to ICSU, and which are, or plan to be, active in Antarctic research, together with the relevant scientific unions of ICSU.

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