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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

Resources and Materials

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International Information

International IPY Flyer
National IPY Flyer (back page blank for local contact info)

Polar Image Libraries
IPY videos

IPY Brochure; a colourful hand-out about IPY for a general audience.
IPY Science Summary; a brief overview of IPY science and activities
Frequently Asked Questions about IPY, developed for the IPY launch in March 2007.

More in-depth documents:
A Framework for the International Polar Year 2007-2008
IPY Scope of Science

IPY in your country

contact your national media officer
contact your national IPY committee, and visit their webpages

IPY Sponsors

World Meteorological Organization
World Meteorological Organization homepage
World Meteorological Day materials on polar meteorology
WMO Brochure
WMO Film

International Council For Science
International Council for Science homepage
ICSU and the IPY
ICSU and Polar Research

Meet IPY Scientists

Through our International Polar Days, we have collected many biographies of IPY Researchers who are happy to be contacted by the Media. Further contacts can also be found on the IPY Science Focus page.

Biographies and contact details for people involved in research about:
Sea Ice
Ice Sheets (click on appropriate link)
Changing Earth (click on appropriate link)
Land and Life
People
Above The Poles
Oceans (under development)

For more information, please contact +44 7711181509.