International scientific collaboration through the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR)
Degree GrantorUniversity of Canterbury
Degree LevelPostgraduate Certificate
Degree NamePostgraduate Certificate in Antarctic Studies
International scientific collaboration in Antarctic Research is supported by the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR). Throughout the history of SCAR, collaboration has expanded and now includes a number of nations; covering a large range of disciplines and issues. Although barriers to participation in SCAR initiatives exist, SCAR has a number of capacity building initiatives which aim to increase collaboration and participation in Antarctic research. This paper will look at the history of collaboration through SCAR, the barriers to participation and will show that efforts towards expanding international collaboration are plentiful and effective.