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What is IPY?

The International Polar Year is a large scientific programme focused on the Arctic and the Antarctic from March 2007 to March 2009. Learn more about IPY.



Dr. Jenny Baeseman on APECS, an Important Legacy of IPY-4

International Polar Foundation, Jan 24, 2009

Dr. Jenny Baeseman, Director and co-founder of the Association of Polar Early Career Scientists (APECS) talks about the organisation she helped create, which is an important legacy of the IPY-4. More...


International Polar Days

Get involved and learn more about polar research during IPY Science Days. More...


IPY in Google Earth

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ANDRILL's Project Iceberg looks at the history of polar research, focusing on 1957, the International Geophysical Year.  More...
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