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SPRI Polar Directory

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Arctic Ecology Group

Address: Institute of Oceanology, Polish Academy of Sciences, Sopot 81-967, Powstancow Warszawy 55
Fax: +48-58-512130
Year of foundation: 1988
Activities: Task force affiliated to the Institute of Oceanology consisting of several employees from IOPAS, University of Gdan^ask and contract researchers. Carries out interdisciplinary marine ecological research through extensive fieldwork performed on sea- and land-based expeditions chiefly through the framework of international research programmes (with Norway, Germany, Russia, and The Netherlands). Recent projects include: fresh water discharge to Arctic coastal ecosystems; tidal zone mapping of Svalbard; wildlife mapping of the Russian Arctic archipelagos; zooplankton communities in the Greenland Sea; International Arctic Polynya Project; zoogeography of Pseudocalanus in European Arctic seas; and seabirds feeding in Arctic coastal waters.
Publications: Atlas of southern Spitsbergen marine fauna (Klekowski and Weslawski, 1990-). Environmental (wildlife occurrence) maps of Novaya Zemlya (1992), Frant Josef Land (1993), Severnaya Zemlya (1994), Yamal Peninsula (1995).

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Department of Antarctic Biology, Polish Academy of Sciences [Zaklad Biologii Antarktyki]

[Zaklad Biologii Antarktyki]
Address: Ul. Ustrzycke 10, 02-141 Warsaw.
Telephone: +48-22-463383
Fax: +48-22-461912
Year of foundation: 1992
Activities: Coordinates Polish National Antarctic Programme and organizes expeditions to the all-year Antarctic station Henryk Arctowski (62.09'S; 58.28'W), which it maintains and operates.
Publications: Polish Polar Research (1980-, 4pa); monographs.

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Geographical Society of Poland, Polar Club

Activities: Sponsors annual Polar Symposia jointly with the Committee on Polar Research (1974-).

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Institute of Ecology

Website: www.ekologia-pan.home.pl
Address: Polish Academy of Sciences ul. Dziekanow Lesny, 05-092 Lomiank
Year of foundation: 1952
Activities: Carries out research in terrestrial and marine ecology in both polar regions.

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Institute of Geophysics, Department of Polar and Marine Research, Polish Academy of Sciences

Address: ul. Ksiecla Janusza 64, 01-452 Warszawa.
Telephone: +48-22-370522
Fax: +48-22-374505
Year of foundation: 1953
Activities: Has operated Hornsund station (77.00'N; 15.03'E) on Svalbard since 1957. National Antarctic mapping centre.
Publications: Acta Geophysica Polonica (? , 4pa); Publications of the Institute of Geophysics (?-, annual)

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Komitet Badan^a Polarnych [Committee on Polar Research (CPR)]

[Committee on Polar Research (CPR)]
Address: Polish Academy of Sciences, Palac Kultury i Nauki, Pok. 2110, 00-901 Warszawa.
Telephone: +48-22-200400
Fax: +48-22-207651
Activities: Coordinates national scientific polar activity and maintains links with other polar organizations in Poland and abroad. Sponsors annual Polar Symposia jointly with the Polar Club of the Geographical Society of Poland (1974-). National Member of SCAR since 1977, IASC since 1991 and International Permafrost Association since 1991.
Publications: Geological Results of the Polish Antarctic Expeditions (1980-); Geological Results of the Polish Spitsbergen Expeditions (1960-); Palaeontological Results of the Polish Antarctic Expeditions (1987-); Palaeontological Spitsbergen Studies (1982-); Polar Antarctic Research, Report to SCAR (1978-, annual or biennial); Polish Polar Research (1980-, 4pa).

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Maria Curie-Sklodowska University

Website: www.umcs.lublin.pl
Address: Polar Expeditions, Akademicka 19, 20-033 Lublin University of Silesia, Glaciological Research Group, Department of Geomorphology, ul. Bedzin^aska 60, 41-226 Sosnowlec

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