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IPY Activities
Homepage for Feb 09 activities and events
IPY Celebrations
International, national, and regional celebrations.
IPY Science Focus
Latest media releases and links from IPY projects
Feb 2: I-TASC
Feb 3: CAVIAR
Feb 4: THORPEX
Feb 5: KINNVIKA
Feb 6: PHOENIX
Feb 9: EBA
Feb 9: PPS Arctic
Feb 10: IASOA
Feb 11: SALE-UNITED
Feb 12: NOMAD
Feb 13: Antarctic meltwater
Feb 14: Crater Lake Drilling
Feb 15: CAML & ArcOD
Feb 16: SCAR-MarBIN
Feb 17: Greening of the Arctic
Feb 18: ICECAP
Feb 18: CFL-IPY
Feb 19: DAMOCLES
Feb 19: IAOOS
Feb 20: ANDRILL
Feb 20: GAPS
Feb 21: Students On Ice
Feb 22: POLENET
Feb 23: APECS
Feb 23: AHHI
Feb 24: Permafrost
Feb 24: AGAP
Feb 25: State of Polar Research
Ongoing: Svalbard diversity
Ongoing: PLATES & GATES
Resources for Media
Images, footage, factsheets and more
International Polar Days
A great way for educators and the public to get involved in IPY
IPY Projects - a chart
The chart lists all IPY projects, classified by topic and country

IPY Charts

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The IPY Chart maps endorsed projects according to their approximate subject (horizontally) and geographical location (vertically).
Left to Right: Earth, Land, People, Ocean, Ice, Atmosphere, Space, Education & Outreach
Top to Bottom: Arctic, Both Poles, Antarctic.

This latest version presents 228 endorsed IPY proposals: 166 in science and 52 in education and outreach.  The number in each hexagon refers to the proposal ID number in the IPY Full Proposal database (scroll to the bottom of the page).  An associated spreadsheet provides the full project names and lead persons for each proposal. (Last updated: January 30, 2007)

The charts can be downloaded from ths page as PDFs.

IPY Chart v7.3 (including funding status): Small (0.7MB) - Large (1.5MB)
Interactive IPY chart (2.5MB) (slightly older version). Click on the hexagons and get transported to the project pages!

IPY is a truly global endeavor. Many countries are involved with dozens of scientific projects endorsed by the IPY. But which ones, exactly? Below are charts that highlight those projects a particular country or ommunity is involved in.... scientists from over 60 countries are involved in IPY, however, so this just gives you a few examples of international IPY participation that have been developed for specific presentations. The charts are in PDF format, and about 1.6MB in size:

Argentina
Australia
Brazil
Canada
China
Denmark
Finland
France
Germany
India
Indigenous peoples indigenous projects v.7.3
Indonesia
Japan
Kenya
Mexico
Morocco
Netherlands
New Zealand
Norway
Poland
Portugal
Russia
South Africa
Spanish IPY projects
Sweden
Switzerland
United Kingdom
United States
IPY in World Climate Research Programmes