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PAIS will no longer support early career scientists to attend the SCAR-OSC 2020 (now cancelled)

PAIS will no longer support early career scientists to attend the SCAR-OSC 2020 (now cancelled)

04 April 2020

We aim to use the funds to enable researchers to attend future PAIS-facing activities and related conferences and meetings once the situation improves....

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EUROFLEETS+ calls

EUROFLEETS+ calls

04 April 2020

      Co-PI Programme Call, open from 21stNovember 2019 onwards. This running call will be open for the continuous submission of propo...

Recent papers

PAIS: The Sound of a Community Effort

“Every contribution matters.” Anybody who ever played in a sport team probably heard this sentence at some point. Actually, this is completely true also as far as science is concerned. Whereas in the collective imagination science is about big discoveries made by a single genius, the truth is that great science is made little by little, step by step. Science is a community effort in which every contribution matters. And that is the concept from which this video was born. 

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PAIS publication acknowledgement:

Where PAIS activities have contributed to thinking or ideas behind a research publication it is appropriate to acknowledge SCAR PAIS, such as  “This research is a contribution to the SCAR PAIS program”. Please notify us of the paper by emailing ldesantis@inogs.it and  timothy.naish@vuw.ac.nz

SCAR Scientific Research Programme PAIS

The SCAR Scientific Research Programme PAIS (Past Antarctic Ice Sheet dynamics) aims to improve understanding of the sensitivity of East, West, and Antarctic Peninsula Ice Sheets to a broad range of climatic and oceanic conditions.

PAIS builds on the success of SCAR-ACE (Antarctic Climate Evolution), but with a new focus on the ice sheet rather than palaeoclimate reconstructions. Study intervals span a range of timescales, including past "greenhouse" climates warmer than today, and times of more recent warming and ice sheet retreat during glacial terminations.

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