SCAR Members and Officers

Delegates

Full members appoint two Delegates, a Permanent and an Alternate Delegate. 
Associate Members (marked *) appoint one Delegate.

Country

Delegate

Address

Contact

Argentina

Dr Nestor Coria

Director
Dirección Nacional del Antártico
Instituto Antártico Argentino
Balcarce 290 - 2° piso
C1064ABR Buenos Aires

email
Dr Viviana Alder

Instituto Antártico Argentino
Balcarce 290 - 2° piso
C1064ABR Buenos Aires

email

Australia

Prof Steven Chown

(SCAR President)

School of Biological Sciences
Monash University
Melbourne
Victoria, 3800

email
Dr Gwen Fenton

Chief Scientist
Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
Kingston
Tasmania 7050

email

Austria *

to be confirmed    

Belgium

Prof Frank Pattyn

Université Libre de Bruxelles
Laboratoire de Glaciologie
Département de Géosciences, Environnement et Société (DGES)
Av. F.D. Roosevelt, 50 - CP 160/03
B-1050 Bruxelles

email
Dr Anton Van de Putte

IRScNB,
Rue Vautier 29
B-1000 Brussels

email

Brazil 

Prof Jefferson C Simões

(SCAR Vice President)

Centro Polar e Climatico
Instituto de Geociências
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul
Av. Bento Gonçalves 9500
91501-970 Porto Alegre, RS

email

Prof Eduardo Resende Secchi

Laboratório de Ecologia e Conservação da Megafauna Marinha - EcoMega
Instituto de Oceanografia
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande - FURG
Cx.P. 474
96203-900 Rio Grande - RS

email

Bulgaria 

Prof Dr Christo Pimpirev

Director
Bulgarian Antarctic Institute
15 Tzar Osvoboditel Bd
1504 Sofia

email
Dr Nesho Hainrich Chipev

Bulgarian Antarctic Institute
15 Tzar Osvoboditel Bd
1504 Sofia

email

Canada 

Dr David J. Scott

President and CEO
Polar Knowledge Canada
Suite 1710
360 Albert Street
Ottawa
Ontario K1R 7X7

email
Dr Thomas James

Research Scientist
Earth Sciences Sector
Natural Resources Canada
9860 West Saanich Rd., P.O. Box 6000, 3rd Floor, Rm 3723
Sidney, British Columbia
V8L 4B2

email

Chile 

Dr Marcelo Leppe

Departamento Científico
Instituto Antártico Chileno
Plaza Muñoz Gamero 1055
Punta Arenas

email
Dr José Retamales

Instituto Antartico Chileno
Sede Punta Arenas
Plaza Muñoz Gamero 1055
Punta Arenas

email

China, People's Republic of

Dr Huigen Yang

Executive Director
Polar Research Institute of China
451 Jiniao Road
Pudong
Shanghai 200136

email

Wu Jun

Chinese Arctic and Antarctic Administration
No. 1, Fuxingmenwai Ave
Beijing 100860

email

Colombia *

Calm. Juan Manuel Soltau Ospina

Executive Secretary, Comisión Colombiana del Océano
Carrera 54 Nº 26-50, Piso 4
Edificio DIMAR
Codigo Postal 111321
Bogotá D.C.

email

Czech Republic *

Prof Milos Bartak

CzechPolar scientific co-ordinator
Department of Experimental Biology
Masaryk University
University Campus Bohunice
Kamenice 5
625 00 Brno

email

Denmark *

Prof René Forsberg

Head of Geodynamics Dept
National Space Institute
Technical University of Denmark
Elektrovej, Building 327
DK-2800 Lyngby

email

Ecuador 

Mr CPNV-EM Juan Carlos Proaño

Executive Director
Instituto Antártico Ecuatoriano
Ave. 9 de Octubre 416 y Chile
Edificio Citibank, 4to Piso
PO Box 09-01-7658
Guayaquil

email
Mr CPCB-EM Juan Carlos Tapia Scientific Technical Director
Instituto Antártico Ecuatoriano
Ave. 9 de Octubre 416 y Chile
Edificio Citibank, 4to Piso
PO Box 09-01-7658
Guayaquil
email

Finland 

Prof Markku Poutanen

Finnish Geodetic Institute
PO Box 15
02431 Masala

email
Dr Kari Strand

University of Oulu
Thule Institute
P O Box 7300
FIN-90014 University of Oulu

email

France 

Dr Mireille Raccurt

UMR5023 – LEHNA
Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1
43 bd du 11 novembre 1918
69622 Villeurbanne cedex

email 
Prof Philippe Koubbi

Université Pierre et Marie Curie
UMR BOREA 7208
Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle
57 rue Cuvier - CP026
75005 Paris

email

Germany 

Prof Dr Karin Lochte

(SCAR Vice President)

Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar & Marine Research
Am Handelshafen 12
D-27570 Bremerhaven

email
Prof Dr Günther Heinemann

Universität Trier
Fach Umweltmeteorologie
Universitätsring 15
54296 Trier

email

India 

 

Dr Madhavan Rajeevan

Secretary to Government of India
Ministry of Earth Sciences
Prithvi Bhawan
Lodhi Road
New Delhi - 110003

email

Dr M Ravichandran

Director
National Centre for Antarctic and Ocean Research (NCAOR)
Headland Sada
Vasco-da-Gama
Goa - 403804

email

Iran, Islamic Republic of *

Dr Nasser Hadjizadeh Zaker

Director
Iranian National Institute for Oceanography & Atmospheric Science (INIOAS)
#3 Etemad Zadeh Street
Fatemi Avenue
Tehran, 1411813389

email

Italy 

Dr Antonio Meloni

Instituto Nazionale di Geofisica
Via di Vigna Murata, 605
00143 Roma

email
Prof Silvano Onofri

Dipartimento di Scienze Ecologiche e Biologiche
Università della Tuscia
Largo dell'Università s.n.c.
01100 Viterbo

email

Japan

Dr Kazuyuki Shiraishi

Director-General
National Institute of Polar Research (NIPR)
10-3 Midori-cho
Tachikawa-shi
Tokyo 190-8518

email
Prof Satoshi Imura

National Institute of Polar Research (NIPR) and
Department of Polar Science,
The Graduate University for Advanced Studies
10-3 Midori-cho
Tachikawa-shi
Tokyo 190-8518

email

Korea, Republic of

Dr Yeadong Kim

Korea National Committee on Polar Research
Korea Polar Research Institute (KOPRI)
26, Songdomirae-ro
Yeonsu-gu
Incheon 406-840

email

Dr Ho-Il Yoon

Korea National Committee on Polar Research
Korea Polar Research Institute (KOPRI)
26, Songdomirae-ro
Yeonsu-gu
Incheon 406-840

email

Malaysia

Prof Dr Azizan Samah

(SCAR Vice President)

Malaysian Antarctic Research Centre
IPS, Universiti Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur 50603

email
Dr Salleh Mohd Nor

Academy of Sciences Malaysia
902 -4, Jalan Tun Ismail
50480 Kuala Lumpur

email

Monaco *

Céline Van Klaveren-Impagliazzo

Secrétaire des Relations Extérieures
Direction des Affaires Internationales
Ministere d’Etat
Place de la Visitation BP 522
MC 98000 MONACO

email

Netherlands

Dr Jacqueline Stefels

Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences
Undergraduate School of Science — Education
Nijenborgh 9
9747 AG Groningen

email
Taco de Bruin

Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research (NIOZ)
Data Management Group
PO Box 59
1790 AB Den Burg
Texel

email

New Zealand

Prof Bryan Storey

Gateway Antarctica
University of Canterbury
Private Bag 4800
Christchurch

email
Prof Gary Wilson

Director
New Zealand Antarctic Research Institute (NZARI)
Private Bag 4745
Christchurch 8140

email

Norway 

Dr Jan-Gunnar Winther

Norsk Polarinstitutt
Polarmiljøsenteret
Tromsø 9296

email
to be confirmed    

Pakistan *

Dr Asif Inam

Director General
National Institute of Oceanography
ST-47, Block 1
Clifton
Karachi - 75600

email

Peru

Rogelio Villanueva

Instituto Antártico Peruano
Dirección de Asuntos Antárticos
Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores
Jirón Lampa 545
Lima, 1

email
to be confirmed    

Poland

Prof Dr Wojciech Majewski

Institute of Palaeobiology
Polish Academy of Sciences
ul. Twarda 51/55
00-818 Warszawa

email
Prof Dr Robert Bialik

Institute of Biochemistry and Biophysics
Polish Academy of Sciences
ul. Pawinskiego 5a
02-106 Warszawa

email

Portugal *

Prof Adelino V M Canário

President of the Centre of Marine Sciences
Centre of Marine Sciences
Universidade do Algarve
Campus de Gambelas
8005-139 Faro

email

Romania *

Dr. Cristina Purcarea

National Commission for Antarctic Research (NCAR)
Institute of Biology of the Romanian Academy
Splaiul Independentei No. 296, Sectorul 6
060031 Bucharest CP 56-53
Romania

email

Russia

Prof Igor I Mokhov

A.M. Obukhov Institute of Atmospheric Physics RAS
Pyzhevsky 3
119017 Moscow

email
Dr Maxim Yu Moskalevsky

Russian National Committee on Antarctic Research
Russian Academy of Sciences
Institute of Geography
Staromonetny Pereulok 29
109017 Moscow

email

South Africa

Dr Pierre J Cilliers

South African National Space Agency (SANSA)
P.O. Box 32
Hermanus, 7200

email
Prof Ian Meiklejohn

Department of Geography
Rhodes University
P O Box 94
Grahamstown 6140

email

Spain

Prof Jerónimo López-Martínez

(Immediate Past President)

Dept. Geología y Geoquímica
Facultad de Ciencias
Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
28049 Madrid

email
Dr Jesús Galindo-Zaldivar

Dpto. Geodinámica
Facultad de Ciencias
Universidad de Granada
18071 Granada

email

Sweden

Dr Magnus Friberg

Vetenskapsrådet (Swedish Research Council)
Infrastructures for Climate, Environment and Energy
Science priorities for Polar Research
Västra Järnvägsgatan 3
Box 1035
SE-101 38 Stockholm

email
to be confirmed    

Switzerland

Prof Dr Konrad Steffen

Director,
Swiss Federal Research Institute WSL
Zürcherstrasse 111
CH-8903 Birmensdorf

email
Dr Martin Schneebeli

WSL Institut für Schnee- und Lawinenforschung, SLF
Flüelastrasse 11
CH-7260 Davos Dorf

email

Thailand *

Dr Voranop Viyakarn

Department of Marine Science
Faculty of Science
Chulalongkorn University
254 Pathumwan
Bangkok 10330

email

Turkey *

Evrim Kalkan

Senior Researcher
TÜBİTAK Marmara Research Center
Environment and Cleaner Production Institute
PO Box 21 41470
Gebze Kocaeli

email

Ukraine *

Dr Valery Lytvynov

Director
National Antarctic Scientific Center of Ukraine
Tarasa Shevchenka Boulevard 16
01601 Kyiv

email

United Kingdom

Prof Jane Francis

Director
British Antarctic Survey
High Cross, Madingley Road
Cambridge
CB3 0ET

email

Prof David Hopkins

School of Agriculture, Food and Environment
The Royal Agricultural University
Cirencester
Gloucestershire
GL7 6JS

email

United States of America

Prof Terry Wilson
(SCAR Vice President)

Department of Geological Sciences
Ohio State University
155 South Oval Mall
Columbus, OH 43210

email
Prof Deneb Karentz

Departments of Biology and Environmental
Science
HR 347
University of San Francisco
2130 Fulton Street
San Francisco, CA 94117-1080

email

Uruguay

Dr Alvaro Soutullo

Director of Science
Instituto Antártico Uruguayo
Avenida 8 de Octubre 2958
CP 11600
Montevideo

email
Dr Juan Cristina

Director of the Faculty of Science and Antarctic Research
Instituto Antártico Uruguayo
Avenida 8 de Octubre 2958
CP 11600
Montevideo

email

Venezuela *

Dr Juan A. Alfonso

Scientific Coordinator
Centro de Oceanología y Estudios Antárticos
Instituto Venezolano de Investigaciones Científicas (IVIC)
Carretera Panamericana, Km. 11
Altos de Pipe, Apartado Postal 20632
Código Postal 1020-A
Caracas

email