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SCAR General News

15 December 2016:

Banner Hols camp 2016Check out SCAR's December newsletter! 
In this issue:


- SCAR thanks the Scott Polar Research Institute!
- New Drake Passage Bathymetry Map
- “Shedding Light” on the sea ice marginal zone - a SCAR capacity-building activity
- Turkey Hosts COMNAP/SCAR Photo Exhibition
- Updates on Antarctic Thresholds - Ecosystem Resilience and Adaptation
- SCAR Fellow, Christine Dow Reports on Her Hobart Experience
- Update on SCAR Fellow MC Manoj’s Japanese Paleoclimate Research Exchange
- SCAR Visiting Professor Report on John Turner’s Visit to India

 Upcoming Events

- Abstract submission open for SCAR 2017 Biology Symposium and
          SCAR Humanities and Social Sciences Conference 

Get to Know SCAR

- International Bathymetric Chart of the Southern Ocean (IBCSO) Expert Group
- Antarctic Sea-ice Processes and Climate (ASPeCt) Expert Group

Research Features

- Journal Special Issue on Antarctic Thresholds - Ecosystem Resilience and Adaptation
- Hoofprints in Antarctica
- Community Review of Southern Ocean Satellite Requirements Published
- Delivering 21st century Antarctic and Southern Ocean science

Educational Resources

- Children's Book: Celebrating Antarctica - A Treaty Protecting a Continent
- How does melting ice affect sea level: A simple demo

Community News and Updates

- Global survey on polar shipping and data collection
- APECS Annual Report 2015-2016 released


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