Association of Polar Early Career Scientists


Who's Who - Polar Acronyms

Asian Forum for Polar Science
  • Polar Sciences
  • Arctic
  • Antarctic
  • Non-governmental Organisation (NGO)
The Asian Forum for Polar Sciences (AFoPS) is a non-governmental organization established in 2004 to encourage and facilitate cooperation for the advance of polar sciences among countries in the Asian region. The Forum consists of its 5 Members, national polar research institutions representing China, Japan, South Korea, India, and Malaysia. AFoPS also has 4 observers: Indonesia, Thailand, Philippines, and Vietnam.

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