Association of Polar Early Career Scientists


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Otto Schmidt Laboratory for Polar and Marine Research
The Otto Schmidt Laboratory for Polar and Marine Research (OSL) is a milestone in Russian-German cooperation in the field of Arctic research. It is named after the Russian polar researcher Otto Yulievich Schmidt, who conducted several polar expeditions during the 1920s and 1930s (» Otto Schmidt, Wikipedia). In 2000, the OSL was opened at the State Research Center of the Russian Federation the Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute (AARI) in Saint Petersburg.

The OSL provides a basis for coordination and development of the research projects carried out within the framework of the Bilateral Agreement on Cooperation in Polar and Marine Research between the Russian Federation and Germany. Its main objective is to support young scientists through the OSL Fellowship Program "Climate Change in the Arctic"

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