Links and resources about polar science and climate change
The websites below can quickly help build a wide panel of resources covering the scope of polar sciences & climate change. Categories on the left can be used to narrow your choice.
Gateway Antarctica is the centre for Antarctic studies and research at the University of Canterbury. Gateway Antarctica plays a leading role in the quest for knowledge in a diverse range of national and international Antarctic research projects. This includes areas such as engineering in extreme environments, Antarctica as driver of (and responder to) climate change, connections between Antarctica and New Zealand, and human influences in and on Antarctica.
GreenFacts is an independent, multi-stakeholder non-profit organization based in Brussels. Its mission is to provide non-specialists with unbiased scientific information on environment and health matters through the Internet. here is their dossier about Climate Change.
The mission of GRID-Arendal is to provide environmental information, communications and capacity building services for information management and assessment. Established to strengthen the United Nations through its Environment Programme (UNEP), our focus is to make credible, science-based knowledge understandable to the public and to decision-making for sustainable development. GRID-Arendal is an official United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) centre located in Southern Norway, with out posted offices in Geneva, Ottawa and Stockholm. The quality of polar maps and relalted resources is unparalleled.