Association of Polar Early Career Scientists


Who's Who - Polar Acronyms

National Institute of Polar Research
Japan’s key institution for scientific research and observation in polar regions.
The National Institute of Polar Research (NIPR) maintains monitoring stations in Antarctica and the Arctic, and conducts comprehensive polar research based on observations. As an inter-university research institute, NIPR provides researchers throughout Japan with the necessary infrastructure for North and South Pole monitoring and observation, and works for the advancement of polar science by soliciting proposals for collaboration projects and furnishing researchers with materials and information.

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UiT The Arctic University of Norway
Huginbakken 14
9019 Tromsø
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