Scientific Commission on Antarctic Research
Type of Structure: committee / commission
Regional Scope: global
Parent Organisations: ICSU
Child Organisations: SKP
Duration : 0 to present
Contact Address: no office contact defined

holding an official function in SCAR

General information and objectives

Its main purpose is to provide a forum for scientists of all countries with research activities in the Antarctic to discuss plans and to promote collaboration. It has 8 specialist working groups plus groups of specialists and although SCAR has no formal link to the Antarctic Treaty it is often used as a scientific adviser. It has links with SCOR, SCOPE, IOC and UNEP.

International Directory of Global Environmental Research (GER)
Initiatives, Programmes and Organisations (Version 3, 1993)
published by the UK Global Environmental Research (GER) Office

For further details, link to the SCAR Home Page

Last update: 11/19/14
Source of data: ProClim- Research InfoSystem (1993-2020)

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