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SCAR and related bodies

Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting - ATCM 24
Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting - ATCM 25
Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting - ATCM 26
Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting - ATCM 27
Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting - ATCM 28
Antarctic Treaty Secretariat
Committee on Environmental Protection - Antarctic Treaty
Council of Managers of National Antarctic Programs (COMNAP)
Joint Committee on Antarctic Data Management (JCADM)
SCAR - Homepage
SCAR Physical Sciences Standing Scientific Group
SCAR Life Sciences Standing Scientific Group


Geoscience Australia
Geological Survey of India
Instituto de Geociências - Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Marine Sediments component of the Australian Antarctic Cooperative Research Centre
Ocean Drilling Project (ODP) (at Texas A & M University)
ANtarctic DRILLing (ANDRILL)
Cape Roberts Project
USGS Geoscience Data Catalogue
Antarctic Geologic Database (at Byrd Polar Research Institute)
US Polar Rock Repository
Commission for the Geological Map of the World
The Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology - IRIS
German Polar Geology
Renard Centre of Marine Geology, University of Ghent, Belgium


American Geophysical Union Home Page
Crustal Dynamics Data Information System (CDDIS)
National Geophysical Research Institute - India
West Antarctic Ice Sheet Airborne Gravimetry
West Antarctic Ice Sheet Initiative
German Polar Geophysics [includes aeromag data for DML]
Antarctic Digital Gravity Synthesis (ADGRAV)
Institut de Ciències del Mar (CSIC), Barcelona, Spain
Itsituto Nazionale di Oceanografia e Geofisica Sperimentale (OGS), Trieste, Italy


Finnish Geodetic Institute
GPS work in Antarctica - JPL
International Association for Geodesy
International Earth Rotation Service - IERS
International Federation of Surveyors (FIG)
International GLONASS Experiment - IGEX
International GPS Service (IGS)
International Terrestrial Reference Frame - ITRF
TransAntarctic Mountains DEFormation Project (TAMDEF)
University Navstar Consortium (UNAVCO)

Geographic Information

ANZLIC Spatial Data Infrastructure
EUROGI Homepage
GEBCO - General Bathymetric Chart of the Oceans
Global Mapping Homepage by ISCGM
Global Spatial Data Infrastructure (GSDI)
Odden's Bookmark's (over 20 000 links to Mapping and Cartography sites on the Web)
Raytheon Polar Support Program GIS
SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica - Italy
USGS - SCAR Aerial Photography
USGS - SCAR Geodetic & Geographic Information
USGS - SCAR Working Group on Geodesy and Geographic Information

National Antarctic Organisations

Alfred-Wegener Institut Home Page
Antarctic Cooperative Research Centre Homepage
Antarctic Information (Australian Antarctic Division)
Antarctic Institute of Bulgaria
Antarctica New Zealand Home Page
Australian Antarctic Data Centre (Australian Antarctic Division)
Belgium Antarctic Program
British Antarctic Survey Home Page
Bulgarian Antarctic Institute
Bundesamt für Kartographie und Geodäsie - Germany
Byrd Polar Research Home Page
Canadian Polar Commission
Canadian Committee for Antarctic Research
French Polar Institute
Gateway Antarctica at University of Canterbury
Institut Géographique National - France
Instituto Antartico Argentino
Instituto Antartico Chileano
Instituto Oceanografico de la Armada - Ecuador
Instytut Geodezji i Kartografii - Poland
Korean Ocean Research & Development Institute (KORDI)
National Institute of Polar Research - Japan
Geoscience Australia
National Science Foundation: Polar Research
National Snow and Ice Data Center
Norsk Polarinstitutt - Home Page
Programma Nazionale di Ricerche in Antartide - Italy
Rissho University - Japan
Royal Institute of Technology - Sweden
Scott Polar Research Institute
Servico de Hidrografia Naval - Argentina
Swiss Committee on Polar Research
USGS - Antarctic Resource Center
Wuhan University - Chinese Antarctic Centre
Vrije Universiteit Brussel


British Oceanographic Data Centre
International Hydrographic Organisation (IHO)
Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC)
Southern Ocean Sea Level Centre Home Page


Antarctic Science
Electronic Geoscience
Polar Record
Journal of Geodesy
EOS newsletter - published by the American Geophysical Union


ISO / TC211
Extensible Markup Langauge (XML)
W3C specifications on XML Land XML
Geography Markup Langauge (GML)
ICSU Committee on Data for Science and Technology (CODATA) Working Group on Archiving Scientific Data

The Australian Spatial Industry Portal has a comprehensive listing of associated Web sites around the world. The following headings have links to many organisations.

Standards in Australia
International Standards
Spatial Data Directories - International
Coordinating Bodies - International
Government Sites - International
Industry Bodies - International
Other Sites of Interest - International