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Funding compelling science from the Antarctic and Arctic.
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Old Antarctic Explorer's Association

Dedicated to establishing and perpetuating public awareness of the Courage, Sacrifice and Devotion its members exhibited while supporting Antarctic Research.

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Educational / Information:

Antarctica - South Georgia - This web site exists in the South Georgia/South Sandwich Islands.
Byrd Polar Research Center - Named in honor of one of America's most famous explorers, the Byrd Polar Research Center of The Ohio State University is recognized internationally as a leader in polar and alpine research.
Eco-Photo Explorers- Specializing in underwater and nature photography this group plunges the icy Antarctic waters to promote public interest in protecting the underwater environment.
HMS Endurance Tracking Project - Track the HMS Endurance Ice Patrol Vessel's deployment from the UK to the cold of the frozen south. Find out about various aspects of the journey – from eco-systems and wildlife, to how HMS Endurance supports the work of organisations like British Antarctic Survey.
James Caird Society - An international society devoted to the life and achievements of Sir Ernest Shackleton and his crew.
Martech Polar has gathered a core of highly qualified and experienced mariners available to provide ice pilotage and navigation services worldwide.
Pengey Penguin - Family friendly site with Club Pengey for kids with information and games.

Polar Cap Productions - A new film and television production company with a mandate to tell entertaining and educational stories about our environment and, in particular, our fragile polar ice caps: the Arctic and the Antarctic.
Polar Conservation - Antarctic information site.  Full of news from the continent and in the media.  Current work projects in progress. Conservation and wildlife issues.  Very informative!
Polar Science Center - PSC is involved in numerous studies of sea, ice, polar oceanography and meteorology.
Psychological Assessment in Antarctica - Personality traits of Antarctic expeditioners.
Students on Ice - Students on Ice organizes unique learning expeditions to the Antarctic and the Arctic.  Our mandate is to provide students from around the world with inspiring educational opportunities at the ends of our earth, and in doing so, help them foster a new understanding and respect for our planet. 

Official Organizations:

AMRC Real Time Data - Antarctic composite images, weather station reports from research bases as well as ships.
Antarctic and Southern Ocean Coalition - The Secretariat of the Antarctic and Southern Ocean Coalition (ASOC) is in Washington, DC. ASOC comprises 150 organizations in more than 40 countries and leads international campaigns to protect the biological diversity and pristine wilderness of Antarctica, including its oceans and marine life.
Antarctica Heritage Site - Heritage Antarctica is a coalition of national Antarctic Heritage Trusts, which have come together to promote the restoration, preservation and protection of the structures, artifacts and records which reflect the history of human endeavor in Antarctica.
British Antarctic Survey - The scientific programs of the British Antarctic Survey are individually subject to international Peer and Merit Review and monitored through the Program Review Group system of the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC)
Greenpeace - An environmental action organization dedicated to the preservation of Antarctica.
National Science Foundation - NSF's polar programs, most of which are supported through the Office of Polar Programs, provide support for investigations in a range of scientific disciplines.
Raytheon Polar Services Co. - Under contract to the National Science Foundation (NSF), RPSC provides a wide range of support to the United States Antarctic Program.
Scott Polar Research Institute - The oldest research center in the world covering both the Arctic and Antarctic.
Scott Polar Research Institute Library - Searchable database with over 30,000 publications about Antarctica and the Southern Ocean.
Secretariat of the Antarctic Treaty - Learn about the purposes and the working of the Antarctic Treaty and the Secretariat.
South African National Antarctic Expedition
- The mission of the South African National Antarctic Program (SANAP) is to increase understanding of the natural environment and life in the Antarctic and Southern Ocean through appropriate science and technology.
Teachers experiencing Antarctica - TEA is a program sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF) in which teachers are selected to travel to the Antarctic and the Arctic for a field season to participate in ongoing research.

U.S. Geologic Survey - The U.S. Geological Survey provides the Nation with reliable, impartial information to describe and understand the Earth.

Personal Web Pages:

Ice Diving - This site is about scuba-diving under Antarctica's sea ice.
Mark Ryan Photography - Stunning photography accumulated from 3 winters spent at a British station.
Penguin Pages - Find everything you want to know about penguins.  There are around 150 information pages and over 200 photographs.
Penguin Pix - Pictures and posters of penguins, with information about Antarctica.
Polar Home - Lots of recent photos of the new South Pole buildings and aurora as well a good historical section with Antarctic photos from the 50's.
Puckered Pete's - Interesting and fun VXE-6 Antarctic "museum".
The Ice - Antarctica - A well done personal site with images from McMurdo, Pole and Palmer.


Antarctica Lounge:Lovely Antarctic images.
Antarctic Philately - Dedicated to the stamps, postal history and heroic explorers of the great white continent and its surrounding islands.
Antarctic Philately (Christchurch, N.Z.) - Welcome to the fascinating world of Antarctic Philately.
Antarctic Pilot: Experienced Antarctic Pilot provides deep sea Pilotage service in Antarctica for all type of vessels including yachts.
Everest News - Where Everest climbers come for news
La Sonrisa - The group that put together the "Heart of Antarctica" videos.
Lucia de Leiris - Spectacular original paintings of Antarctica.
Polar Philately - Mailing list, links and other features.
Premier Travel - Travel accessories, magazines, discount travel and travel directory.

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