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10 Dec 2013: Participants in the Tokyo (October 2013) Polar Data Forum - (comprising of data managers, scientists and research coordinators) share their observations about the current state of polar data activities and their recommendations for enhancing and sustaining core data services into the future.

Polar Forum Communique

08 Nov 2013: This week we released a new version of the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica. The new version provides a cleaner, more intuitive interface to searching and downloading information on Antarctic place names in a variety of useful formats.

SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica

04 Oct 2013: The World Data System in conjunction with the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research and the International Arctic Science Committee have joined forces to convene a Polar Data Forum to chart the future of polar data management. The event is being hosted by NICT in Tokyo on the 15-16 October 2013. See the web site for more details.

Polar Data Forum

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