What is SciencePoles?
Since 2005, SciencePoles has been a polar science resource, offering the general public a window into the world of polar science. The website covers research activities and the latest developments in Arctic and Antarctic research over a broad range of scientific disciplines.
As a continually expanding resource on all things related to polar science, the website is a key tool for the International Polar Foundation in its mission to bridge the science-society divide.
What can you find on SciencePoles?
SciencePoles regularly publishes original articles on polar science topics and interviews with top polar researchers covering a wide variety of disciplines in both the physical and social sciences. They are sorted by one or more themes (Ice & Snow, Water & Oceans, Land & Geology, Flora & Fauna, Atmosphere & Space, Human Dimension, Organisations & Logistics) and by region (Arctic, Antarctic, Bi-Polar).
The website stays on top of recent developments in polar science by posting brief summaries of polar science-related news with links to the original sources. News items cover the same categories as articles and interviews.
Our calendar of polar-science events stays up to date with upcoming events and conferences related to polar science.
This section features photos and videos of researchers at work in the field as well as explanational maps and diagrams.
This section provides a list of links to other websites where you can find out more about polar science and related topics.
Would you like to be featured on SciencePoles?
Polar scientists from all disciplines and backgrounds are invited to talk about their research on SciencePoles.
Please contact the SciencePoles editorial team for more details.
SciencePoles is one of the four websites the International Polar Foundation maintains. Each website looks the Polar Regions from a different angle:
Presents the IPF through its missions, projects and events.
Popularizes polar science and research findings across a variety of disciplines.
Offers downloadable educational tools relating to climate change and the Polar Regions.
Provides an overview of polar expeditions and explorers.