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Associazione "Grande Nord"

Address: Via Avigliana 72, I-10096 Leumann, Torino
Telephone: +39-11-4154002
Fax: +39-11-4730050
Year of foundation: 1981
Activities: Organizes Arctic expeditions: Svalbard (1982, 84, 86); Ellesmere Island (1988); N.E. Greenland (1991); Franz Josef Land (1994).
Publications: Oltre il sole di mezzanotte (1992); Svalbard, forgotten islands (1984); Zemlya Frantsa Josifa: sulla rotta della "Stella Polare" alla riscoperta della terra di Francesco Giuseppe" (1995)

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Associazione Interregionale di Coordinamento e Documentazione per i Problemi Inerenti alla Neve e alle Valanghe (AINEVA)

Website: www.aineva.it
Address: Centro Nivometeorologico della Regione Lombardia, via Milano 18, I-23032 Bormio (So)
Telephone: +39-342-90-50-30
Fax: +39-342-90-51-33
Publications: Neve e Valanghe (1983-, 4pa)

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Centro Nivometeorologico della Regione Lombardia

Website: www.regione.lombardia.it/meteonew.nsf/home/homemeteo/
Address: via Milano 18, I-23032 Bormio (So)
Telephone: +39-342-90-50-30
Fax: +39-342-90-51-33
Activities: Collects data and carries out research on snow and avalanches in the Lombardy region of northern Italy.
Publications: Bollettino Nivometeorologico della Regione Lombardia

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Centro Sperimentale Valanghe e Difesa Idrogeologica [Experimental Centre for Avalanches and Hydrological Defences]

[Experimental Centre for Avalanches and Hydrological Defences]
Website: www.ifcai.pa.cnr.it/~nicastro/freetime.html
Address: Regione Veneto Dipartimento Foreste, I-32020 Arabba di Livinallongo (Belluno)
Telephone: +39-436-79227
Fax: +39-436-79319
Publications: Annale Nivometeorologico della Montagana Veneta (1985-, annual); Arabba Meteo (1991-, 12pa); Neve e Valanghe nelle Dolomiti e Prealpi Venete (annual)

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Comitato Glaciologico Italiano

Website: www.disat.unimib.it/comiglacio/comitatoglaciologico.htm
Address: Via Accademia delle Scienze 5, I-10123 Torino
Telephone: +39-11-658-813
Fax: +39-11-670-7155
Year of foundation: 1913
Activities: Centre for study of glaciology and Alpine climatology. Maintains a library and a collection of photographs of Italian glaciers.
Publications: Bollettino del Comitato Glaciologico Italiano (1950-, annual); Geografia Fisica & Dinamica Quaternaria (1978-, 2pa)

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Istituto Geografico Polare Silvio Zavatti

Website: www.lifeland.it
Address: Villa Vitali, Viale Trento, I-63023 Fermo (AP)
Telephone: +39-734-226166
Year of foundation: 1945
Activities: Carries out research in the geography, ethnography, history, literature and natural sciences of the Arctic and Antarctic. Library and archives. Also houses Museo Polare di Fermo.
Publications: Il Polo (1945-, 4pa)

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National Interministerial Committee on Antarctic Research (CCIA)

Address: Ministry for Universities and Scientific and Technological Research, P. Le Kennedy 20, I-00144 Rome.
Telephone: +39-6-59911
Fax: +39-6-59912281
Year of foundation: 1985
Activities: National Member of SCAR.

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National Scientific Commission for Antarctica (CSNA)

Address: Lungotevere Thaon de Revel, 76, I-00196 Rome
Telephone: +39-6-36272510 / 36272626. Fax +39-6-36272479
Activities: Assists the Minister for Universities and for Scientific and Technological Research in the formulation of Antarctic scientific programmes.

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Programma Nazionale di Ricerche in Antartide

Website: www.pnra.it
Address: ENEA Antarctic Project, ENEA C.R. Casaccia S.P. 123, C.P. 2400, 00100 Rome A.D
Telephone: +39-6-3048-4939
Fax: +39-6-3048-4893
Activities: National operating agency for the PNRA. This includes maintenance of the all-year Antarctic station at Terra Nova Bay, and operation of Concorde base at Dome C jointly with Institut Francais pour la Recherche et la Technologie Polaires.
Notes:

Logistics centre: International Antarctic Centre, Orchard Rd., Christchurch International Airport, Christchurch, New Zealand; telephone: +64-3-358-0753; fax: +64-3-358-0764; e-mail: eneachch@xtra.co.nz

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Societa' Meteorologica Subalpina

Website: www.nimbus.it
Address: V. Gioberti 88, I-10128 Torino
Telephone: +39-11-591145
Fax: +39-11-5683190
Publications: Nimbus (1993-, 3pa)

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