This category includes web sites about the natural, scientific, and environmental aspects of the Polar Regions. It includes information about the natural environment, environmental problems, and scientific activities specific to the Polar Regions.
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Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research
Conducts research in the Arctic, the Antarctic and at temperate latitudes. It coordinates Germany's polar research programme and provides other institutions with the facilities, equipment and logistics needed for polar expeditions.
Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research
An interdisciplinary journal providing original research on the Polar regions. Includes abstracts, index, subscription information. It does not provide the full-text of articles.
Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center
Research focuses on the role of cold regions in the global climate system. Includes publications, conferences, links to related sites.
Centre for Polar Observation and Modelling
Based in London, Bristol and Cambridge, the Centre researches and studies processes at the Earth's Poles. Includes research projects, publications, seminars, meetings, conferences, links, contact details, staff lists.
CNR - Polar Research Activity
Italian organization. Resources, collaborations, news, services, press, and relevant links.
EBSCO: Arctic and Antarctic Regions
Resource for research on cold regions. General information, overview, and content.
Essays on Arctic Environment
Essays on key environmental issues by respected Arctic scientists.
Preserving the history of America’s polar explorations (especially in the Antarctic), telling the story of the Coast Guard and Navy icebreakers and providing educational resources including afloat training.
The International Commission on Polar Meteorology
Focus for research into the meteorology and climatology of the Arctic and Antarctic.
National Institute of Polar Research
Japanese facility that researches polar meteorology, glaciology, oceanography, geology, marine and terrestrial biology, ecology, and Antarctic meteorites. Includes information on facilities, publications, and joint research.
National Science Foundation
Office of polar programs concerned with scientific research, and operational support of that research.
National Science Foundation: Polar Research
NSF programs for support of scientific research in the Arctic and Antarctic.
National Snow and Ice Data Center
Information and referral center supporting polar and cryospheric research. Education resources, the NSIDC data catalog and an image gallery.
Norwegian Polar Institute
Institution for research, environmental monitoring and mapping of the polar regions.
Operation Deep Freeze
Information and pictures on the use of US Navy Destroyer Escorts as weather picket ships from 1957 to 1968.
Polar Climate Group
At the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University. Goals, staff, publications, research, and literature.
Directory of web sites about the polar regions and related scientific topics.
Polar Research Board
Provides independent analysis to the federal government and the nation on matters of science and technology affecting public policy on research needs, environmental quality, natural resources, and other issues in the Arctic, the Antarctic, and cold regions in general.
Scott Polar Research Institute
SPRI is a University of Cambridge research centre covering both the Arctic and Antarctic.
Sea ice concentration and cloud signature maps of polar areas.
The SINTEF Group
Polar technology programme from The Foundation for Scientific and Industrial Research at the Norwegian institute of technology.
The Swedish Universities of Technology Libraries
Resource for polar research and cold region technology.
Teachers Experiencing Antarctica and the Arctic
Program that sponsors research experiences in the polar regions for U.S. elementary and secondary school teachers. Includes program information and journals and other reports from current and past participants.
Last update:May 19, 2016 at 22:58:36 UTC