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National IPY Committees

 

National and Regional IPY Committees:

For full contact details for each country, please see the IPY National Offices Contact List.

Argentina — Instituto Antartico Argentino
Dr. Sergio Marenssi

Australia — Monash University
Prof Amanda Lynch
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Belgium — The Royal Academies for Science and the Arts of Belgium
Celine Dessaucy

Brazil — Instituto de Geosciencias
Prof. A.C. Rocha-Campos

Bulgarian — Bulgarian Antarctic Institute
Prof. Dr. Christo Pimpirev
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Canada — Canadian IPY Secretariat, University of Alberta
Dr David Hik
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Chile — Instituto Antartico Chileno (INACH)
Dr Jose Retamales
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China — Polar Research Institute of China
Prof. Zhanhai Zhang

Denmark — Danish Polar Center
Henning Thing
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Europe — European Polar Board
Paul Egerton
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Finland — Finnish Institute of Marine Research
Ms. Mika Kalakoski
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France — LGGE Grenoble, IPEV Brest, IUEM Brest
Michel Fily, Yves Frenot, Paul Treguer
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Germany — Alfred Wegener Institute
Dr Karsten Gohl
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Greenland (Local Committee) — KIIIP, Greenland Home Rule
Tom Greiffenberg

Iceland
Ragnar Baldursson

India
Shri. Rasik Ravindra

Indigenous Peoples
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Italy — Dipartimento di Scienze della Terra, Universite degli Studi di Siena
Prof. Carlo Alberto Ricci

Japan — National Institute of Polar Research
Dr Hajime Ito

Korea — Korea Polar Research Institute (KOPRI)
Dr Hosung Chung

Luxembourg — University of Luxembourg
Prof Antoine Kies

Malaysia — Malaysian Antarctic Research Centre, Institute of Advanced Studies, University of Malaya Jalan Lembah
Prof. Dr. Azizan Abu Samah

Mongolia — National Agency for Meteorology and Environment Monitoring of Mongolia
Mr. S. Enkhtuvshin

The Netherlands — Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research
Dr. Marianne Walgreen
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New Zealand — The Royal Society of New Zealand
Mr Eddie Davis
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Norway — The Research Council of Norway
Professor Olav Orheim
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Poland — University of Silesia
Prof. Dr Aleksander Guterch
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Portugal — Centre of Geographical Studies, University of Lisbon
Dr. Goncalo Teles Vieira
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Russia — ROSHYDROMET
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South Africa — School of Physics, University of KwaZulu-Natal
Professor David Walker

Spain — INTA (National Institute for Aerospace Technology)
Dr. Margarita Yela
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Sweden — Swedish Research Council
Anders Clarhall
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Ukraine — Ukrainian Antarctic Center
Dr Valery Lytvynov

United Kingdom — British Antarctic Survey
Dr Cynan Ellis-Evans

United States — US National Academies
Chris Elfring
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Uruguay — Instituto Antartico Uruguayo
Dr Bartolomo Grillo

IPY National Points of Contact

Austria — Central Institute of Meteorology and Geodynamics
Dr Wolfgang Schoner

Czech Republic — Masaryk University
Prof. Pavel Prosek
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Switzerland — Institute for Atmospheric and Climate Science
Prof Heinz Blatter .