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In our Polar and Alpine Community News we feature news from the many partners that APECS is working with, as well as other news from a variety of sources related to research in the Arctic, Antarctic and Alpine regions as well as the wider Cryosphere. Many thanks to APECS members and the wider Polar research community for contributing to this shared resources!  

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We keep only the news of the last 3 months on this page. Older news can be accessed in our Polar and Alpine News Archive

Swiss Polar Institute Flagship Initiatives

The Swiss Polar Institute (SPI) Flagship Initiative programme, enabling ambitious Swiss-led multi-annual and multi-disciplinary research programmes in polar or remote high-altitude regions, has just been launched. 

The funding will be focused on field campaigns (logistics, safety, etc.), data management, outreach, and programme coordination, thus providing temporary infrastructure for a Swiss-led polar research programme

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Call for ARCUS Committee Member Nominations

arcuslogonotext 2018To continue discussions initiated at our 2020 Annual Meeting, ARCUS announces a call for nominations for members to serve on a new ad hoc committee
that will focus on building the Arctic research community’s capacity for interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary research.

Committee members will serve a 1-year term and will play an important role in developing the initial goals and direction of this new group’s efforts, and provide input to ARCUS’ activities around this topic.

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New Quantarctica version 3.2

Quantarctica logo v3 nobgWe are pleased to announce the release of Quantarctica’s new version which is adapted to QGIS’s latest version 3.16. Quantarctica is a collection of Antarctic geographical datasets for research, education, operation and management in Antarctica, and let you explore, import, visualize, and share Antarctica data. It is distributed with the CC-BY4.0 license and works with a multi-platform free GIS software QIGS.

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