Association of Polar Early Career Scientists


Who's Who - Polar Acronyms

British Antarctic Survey
  • Multidisciplinary
  • Polar Sciences
  • research_institute
  • Antarctic
  • Logistics Operations
  • Research Institute
The British Antarctic Survey (BAS) has a long and distinguished history of carrying out research and surveys in the Antarctic and surrounding regions, undertaking most of the British research on the frozen continent. As a major research centre of the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), BAS:
- Provide a national capability for Antarctic science and logistics
- Carry out scientific research, long-term observations and surveys that cannot be done by anyone else in the UK
- Provide a focus for international co-operation and programme co-ordination
- Concentrate on issues fundamental to NERC's science strategy and conservation of the Antarctic environment

Contact APECS

APECS International Directorate
Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Center for Polar and Marine Research
Telegrafenberg A45
14473 Potsdam
Email: info(at)

Our Sponsors

APECS Directorate Sponsor
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