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WHOI Arctic Group International Polar Year information

International Polar Year is a major international interdisciplinary effort to study the cold regions at the ends of the Earth. Polar Year will run from March 2007-March 2009 so that researchers can take advantage of summer conditions at each pole twice.

WHOI Contributions to IPY
Information about WHOI IPY projects can be found on the Polar Research topic page.

Funding Opportunities
WHOI Ocean and Climate Change Institute (internal link)
IPY funding at NSF

Russian-Soviet polar stations and their role in the Arctic Seas exploration
Arctic Science Summit Week, 22-29 March, Potsdam, Germany
WMO IPY: This is the central international site.
USA IPY: This US site also provides links to all other IPY web sites and international IPY committies.
IPY-1 history: Arctic Climate in Historical Perspective: the First International Polar Year 1881-1884.
Cole, Diane, "Staking a Claim: Who was first to the top of the world? And why it may not matter", U.S. News and World Report, posted online August 6th, 2006.


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