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.
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.
Society - An international society devoted to the life and achievements
of Sir Ernest Shackleton and his crew.
has gathered a core of highly qualified and experienced mariners available
to provide ice pilotage and navigation services worldwide.
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.
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!
Science Center - PSC is involved in numerous studies of sea, ice,
polar oceanography and meteorology.
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.
AMRC Real Time Data - Antarctic
composite images, weather station reports from research bases as well
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.
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
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
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
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.
Geologic Survey - The U.S. Geological Survey provides the Nation
with reliable, impartial information to describe and understand the
Diving - This site is about scuba-diving under Antarctica's sea
Ryan Photography - Stunning photography accumulated from 3 winters
spent at a British station.
- 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".
Ice - Antarctica - A well done personal site with images from
McMurdo, Pole and Palmer.
Lounge:Lovely Antarctic images.
Philately - Dedicated to the stamps, postal history and heroic
explorers of the great white continent and its surrounding islands.
(Christchurch, N.Z.) - Welcome to the fascinating world of Antarctic
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.
- Mailing list, links and other features.
Premier Travel - Travel accessories,
magazines, discount travel and travel directory.