SCAR is an interdisciplinary body of the International Science Council (ISC), comprising 44 member countries, nine ISC unions and many individual scientists. SCAR is charged with initiating, developing and coordinating high quality international scientific research in, from and about the Antarctic and the Southern Ocean, and providing objective, independent scientific advice.
SCAR’s Mission is to advance Antarctic research, including observations from Antarctica, and to promote scientific knowledge, understanding and education on any aspect of the Antarctic region and its role in the Earth System. SCAR also provides independent and objective scientific advice and information to the Antarctic Treaty System and other bodies and facilitates the international exchange of Antarctic information within the scientific community.
Here, SCAR reports on recent and future activities of relevance to CCAMLR.