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SCAR is very grateful to its many volunteers who help to lead our various groups and activities. Below you will see a list of these people and the groups they lead.

Please also see our Executive Committee and Delegates pages as well as the membership pages for our Geosciences, Life Sciences, and Physical Sciences Groups.

Scientific Research Programmes

Antarctic Climate Change in the 21st Century (AntClim21) This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - British Antarctic Survey, UK
State of the Antarctic Ecosystem (AntEco) This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - James Cook University, Australia
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - British Antarctic Survey, UK
Antarctic Thresholds - Ecosystem Resilience and Adaptation (AnT-ERA) This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - Alfred Wegener Institute, Germany
Past Antarctic Ice Sheet Dynamics (PAIS) This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - Istituto Nazionale di Oceanografia e Geofisica Sperimentale (OGS), Italy
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
Solid Earth Response and influence on Cryospheric Evolution (SERCE) This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - Durham University, UK
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - University of Tasmania, Australia

Programme Planning Groups

Antarctic Ice Sheet Dynamics and Global Sea Level (AISSL) This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
Integrated Science to Support Antarctic and Southern Ocean Conservation (Ant-ICON) This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - Australian Antarctic Division, Australia
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - Instituto Antártico Argentino, Argentina
Near-term Variability and Prediction of the Antarctic Climate System (AntClimnow) This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - British Antarctic Survey, UK
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - The Ohio State University, USA

Geosciences Groups

GeoSciences Group Officers Chief Officer: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - Universidad de Granada, Spain
Deputy Chief Officer: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - University of Delhi, India
Secretary: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - Instituto Antártico Chileno, Chile 
AntArchitecture Action Group (internal architecture of ice)
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - University of Edinburgh, UK
Antarctic Digital Magnetic Anomaly Map Project Expert Group (ADMAP) This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - Alfred Wegener Institute, Germany
Antarctic Near-shore and Terrestrial Observing System Expert Group (ANTOS) This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - University of Waikato, New Zealand
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - NIWA (National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research), New Zealand 
Antarctic Permafrost, Soils and Periglacial Environments Expert Group (ANTPAS) This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - Università dell'Insubria, Italy
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal
Antarctic Volcanism Expert Group (ANTVOLC) This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - Instituto de Ciencias de la Tierra Jaume Almera, Spain
Connecting Geophysics with Geology Action Group (CGG) This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - University of Bergen, Norway
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - retired, Germany
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - British Antarctic Survey, UK
Geodetic Infrastructure of Antarctica Expert Group (GIANT) This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - Institut für Planetare Geodäsie, Technische Universität Dresden, Germany
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - Università di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Italy
Geological Heritage and Geoconservation Action Group This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - Geoscience Australia, Australia
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - Instituto Antártico Argentino, Argentina
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - British Antarctic Survey, UK
Geological Mapping Update of Antarctica Action Group (GeoMap) This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - GNS Science / Te Pu Ao, New Zealand
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - Polar Geospatial Center, University of Minnesota, USA
GNSS (Global Navigation Satellite System) Research and Application for Polar Environment Expert Group (GRAPE) This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia (INGV), Italy
International Bathymetric Chart of the Southern Ocean Expert Group (IBCSO) This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - Alfred Wegener Institute, Germany
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - Alfred Wegener Institute, Germany

Life Sciences Groups

Life Sciences Group Officers Chief Officer: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - Centre d'Études Biologiques de Chizé (CEBC) of CNRS (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique), France
Deputy Chief Officer: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - NASA Headquarters, USA
Secretary: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - University of Waikato, New Zealand
Acidification Action Group (Southern Ocean Acidification) This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - Norwegian Institute for Water Research (NIVA) and East China Normal University, Norway
Antarctic Near-shore and Terrestrial Observing System Expert Group (ANTOS) This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - University of Waikato, New Zealand
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - NIWA (National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research), New Zealand 
Biogeochemical Exchange Processes at the Sea-Ice Interfaces Action Group (BEPSII) This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - University of Groningen, Netherlands
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - Scripps Institute of Oceanography, USA
Expert Group on Antarctic Biodiversity Informatics (EG-ABI) This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium
Expert Group on Birds and Marine Mammals (EG-BAMM) This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS), Australia
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - Centre d'Études Biologiques de Chizé (CEBC) of CNRS (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique), France
Input Pathways of persistent organic pollutants to AntarCTica (ImPACT) This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - Griffith University, Australia
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - Norwegian Institute for Air Research, Norway
Integrated Science for the Sub-Antarctic Action Group (ISSA) This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - University of Otago, New Zealand
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - University of Queensland, Australia
Integrating Climate and Ecosystem Dynamics (ICED) This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - British Antarctic Survey, UK
Joint Expert Group on Human Biology and Medicine (JEGHBM) This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - British Antarctic Survey Medical Unit, UK
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - Toukatsu Hospital, Chiba, Japan
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - Vrije Universiteit Brussel and Royal Military Academy, Belgium
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - Terres Australes et Antarctiques Françaises (TAAF), France
Plastic in Polar Environments (Plastic-AG) This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - University of Hull, UK
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  - British Antarctic Survey , UK
Remote Sensing of Birds and Animals Action Group (Remote Sensing) This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena, Germany
SCAR Krill Action Group (SKAG) This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - Alfred Wegener Institute, Germany
Expert Group on the Southern Ocean Continuous Plankton Recorder (SO-CPR) This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - National Institute of Polar Research (NIPR), Japan

Physical Sciences Groups

Physical Sciences Group Officers Chief Officer: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - The Ohio State University, USA
Deputy Chief Officer: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - Instituto Antártico Argentino, Argentina
Secretary: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - British Antarctic Survey, UK
Acidification Action Group (Southern Ocean Acidification) This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - Norwegian Institute for Water Research (NIVA) and East China Normal University, Norway
AntArchitecture Action Group (internal architecture of ice)
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - University of Edinburgh, UK
Antarctic Climate Change and the Environment Expert Group (ACCE) This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - British Antarctic Survey, UK
Antarctic Clouds and Aerosols Action Group (ACA) This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - British Antarctic Survey, UK
ANtarctic Gravity Wave Instrument Network (ANGWIN) This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - British Antarctic Survey, UK
Antarctic Near-shore and Terrestrial Observing System Expert Group (ANTOS) This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - University of Waikato, New Zealand
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - NIWA (National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research), New Zealand 
Antarctic Sea-ice Processes and Climate Expert Group (ASPeCt) This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - UCLA Department of Geography, USA
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - University of Texas at San Antonio, USA
Earth Observation Action Group (EOAG) This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - University of Leeds, UK
Forum for Research into Ice Shelf Processes Expert Group (FRISP) This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - British Antarctic Survey, UK
GNSS (Global Navigation Satellite System) Research and Application for Polar Environment Expert Group (GRAPE) This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia (INGV), Italy
Input Pathways of persistent organic pollutants to AntarCTica (ImPACT) This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - Griffith University, Australia
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - Norwegian Institute for Air Research, Norway
International Partnership in Ice Core Sciences Expert Group (IPICS) This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - Australian Antarctic Division, Australia
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - University of Bern, Switzerland
Ice Sheet Mass Balance and Sea Level Expert Group (ISMASS) This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - University of Grenoble, France
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium
Operational Meteorology in the Antarctic Expert Group (OpMet) This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - British Antarctic Survey, UK
Polar Atmospheric Chemistry at the Tropopause Action Group (PACT) This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - Australian Antarctic Division, Australia
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - National Antarctic Scientific Centre of Ukraine, Ukraine
Remote Sensing of Birds and Animals Action Group (Remote Sensing) This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena, Germany
Snow in Antarctica Action Group (SnowAnt) This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - Institut für Schnee-und Lawinenforschung (SLF), Switzerland
CLIVAR/CliC/SCAR Southern Ocean Region Panel Expert Group (SORP) This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - University of Otago, New Zealand
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), Italy
Tropical Antarctic Teleconnections Action Group (TATE) This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

Standing Committees

Standing Committee on Antarctic Data Management (SCADM) This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - Royal Belgian Institute for Natural Sciences, Belgium
Standing Committee on Antarctic Geographic Information (SCAGI) This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - British Antarctic Survey, UK
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - Belgian National Mapping Agency, Belgium
Standing Committee on the Antarctic Treaty System (SCATS) This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - Australian Antarctic Division, Australia
Standing Committee on Finance This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), Brazil
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - Universität Trier, Germany
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - Instituto Antártico Chileno (INACH), Chile
Standing Committee on the Humanities and Social Sciences (SC-HASS) This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - Gateway Antarctica, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - University of Tasmania, Australia
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - German Society of Polar Research, Germany

Other SCAR Groups

Astronomy and Astrophysics from Antarctica (AAA) Expert Group This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - Australian National University, Australia
Capacity Building, Education and Training (CBET) This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - National Centre for Polar and Ocean Research (NCPOR), India
Southern Ocean Observing System (SOOS) This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - Southern Ocean Carbon and Climate Observatory, Sweden
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - Australian Antarctic Division, Australia