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Antarctic biology, the International Polar Year, and beyond

Convey, P.. 2009 Antarctic biology, the International Polar Year, and beyond. ASM Science Journal, 3 (2). 195-199.

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Abstract/Summary

As we draw towards the end of the massive effort that has been the International Polar Year (IPY), it is opportune to consider what impact it has had on Antarctic biological research and its research community. Have we seen or are we going to see major advances in any particular areas of science? Has the hoped-for international integration of research communities been advanced, including those of the ‘non-traditional’ or ‘less developed’ polar nations? Have the ‘global public’ become more engaged with the polar regions?

Item Type: Publication - Article
Programmes: BAS Programmes > Global Science in the Antarctic Context (2005-2009) > Biodiversity, Functions, Limits and Adaptation from Molecules to Ecosystems
ISSN: 1823-6782
NORA Subject Terms: General > Science Policy
Ecology and Environment
Date made live: 01 May 2012 12:53
URI: http://nora.nerc.ac.uk/id/eprint/17926

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