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UK Polar Science

British Antarctic Monument Trust

Campaigns to provide memorials and/or for places to be named after those who have died since 1966 while exploring or working in Antarctica.

British Antarctic Survey

Responsible for the UK's national scientific activities in Antarctica. Information about the project and their environmental research.

British Services Antarctic Expedition 2012

Features details of this British Services expedition, which will mark the centenary of Scott's heroic efforts to reach the South Pole. The 2012 team will carry out research into climate change in the Peninsula Arm of Antarctica.

Cool Antarctica

An extensive library of information and resources about Antarctica; created and maintained by teacher, Paul Ward, who worked for two years as a marine biologist with the British Antarctic Survey.

Discovering Antarctica

An education resource for schools, with an extensive library of information and interactive resources about the continent; produced by the Royal Geographical Society and the British Antarctic Survey.

The Fuchs Foundation

Organises expeditions of young teachers of science and geography to the Antarctic and Arctic; describes the scheme, with an account of recent expeditions, and educational resources produced by them.

The International Scott Centenary Expedition 2012

Organising a national education programme and an expedition to Antarctica to celebrate the centenary of the expedition, and to raise the profile of Polar research; includes their programme, news, contacts, and how to get involved.

Natural Environment Research CounciL

NERC advances the frontier of environmental science by commissioning new research, infrastructure and training that delivers valuable scientific breakthroughs.

NERC Arctic Office

Supports UK Arctic researchers; provides an overview of British Polar research, listings of UK and international logistical and experimental resources, and their services to facilitate collaboration and cooperation.

Scott Polar Research Institute (SPRI)

A centre for research into both polar regions in the University of Cambridge; includes information about their research and postgraduate degree programmes, resources and archives, and publications.

UK Arctic Research Station

Funded by NERC and managed and operated by British Antarctic Survey, and situated in the international research community at Ny-Ă…lesund on the high Arctic island of Spitsbergen, part of the Svalbard archipelago.

UK Polar Network

National organisation for early career polar researchers; includes information about career development, events and news, and their education and outreach work.

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