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SCAR Launches Antarctic Fellowship Opportunities for 2019

scarSCAR launches its 2019 Antarctic-related Fellowships for early-career researchers. SCAR will offer 5 to 6 fellowships of up to USD $15,000 each for 2019, with additional support for the scheme having been provided by India, Korea and France. A new SCAR/WMO Fellowship is also available in 2019 as detailed below. The deadline for fellowship applications is 17 July 2019.

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Call for permafrost expert contributions to carbon budgets - extended deadline

The new IPA Permafrost and Carbon budgets Interest Group (IPaC) is looking for your contribution! The aim of the IPaC is to impact and improve how permafrost is treated in carbon budgets. IPaC will create and sustain a formalized pathway for IPA permafrost experts to give feedback on the representation of permafrost in datasets used for broad-scale carbon budgets. If you are interested in contributing to this project, please let us know before June 7th, 2019.

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SCAR OSC 2020 Update

SCAR conmap 2020

Preparations are well underway for our 2020 SCAR meetings and Open Science Conference to be held in Hobart, Australia in July-August 2020.

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ARICE2019 Call for Ship-time proposals - NOW OPEN!!

We are now inviting you to submit ship-time proposals requesting access to to carry out ship-based research activities within any field of marine science in the Arctic Ocean This call will remain open until the Wednesday 3rd of July 2019, 12:00 CEST. 

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Wanted: Artists in any discipline!

« Frozen-Ground Cartoons » is a scientific outreach project presenting international permafrost research – with a special emphasis on field work – via multi-language comic-strip booklets. The project started in 2016 and is currently evolving through a series of augmented reality materials (e.g., 3D maps and drawings, videos) and a trivia board game, collectively referred to as « Permafrost on all channels ». The target audience is the general public, focusing more specifically on school kids and teenagers.

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