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Geoheritage & Geoconservation Action Group Report 2019

Action Group on Geological Heritage and Geoconservation - 2018-19 Report

Action Group of the Geociences Group

Report Author: Kevin Hughes (UK)


The Action Group outputs have been the base for the following SC-ATS policy outputs to CEP:

  • ATCM XXXIX IP31. (2016). Antarctic Geoconservation: a review of current systems and practices
  • ATCM XLII IP50. (2019). Draft SCAR Code of Conduct on Geosciences Field Research Activities in Antarctica

The group is also developing a methodology for identifying and classifying features of potential geological heritage value within the Treaty area.