Title Sustaining Malaysia's interest in Antarctica; from diplomacy to science
Author Abu Samah, A.; Abdul Rahman, N.
Source p.14-17, ; International symposium; Asian collaboration in IPY 2007-2008, Tokyo, Japan, March 1, 2007, Japan International Polar Year National Committee, Tokyo. Publisher: Japan IPY National Committee, Tokyo, Japan
Publication Date 2007
Notes In English Ant. Acc. No: 88438
Index Terms Antarctica; Malaysia; Antarctic Treaty; Asia; Far East; International Polar Year 2007-08; IPY 2007-08 Education, Outreach and Communication Publications; programs; research
Abstract Provides overview of Malaysian interest in Antarctica since Question of Antarctica was first raised at United Nations in 1983. Describes development of Malaysian scientific program using New Zealand's Scott Base; establishment of National Antarctic Research Centre at University of Malaya in 2002; participation in various IPY research programs; possibility that Malaysia might apply to join Antarctic Treaty System; and continuing need to involve more Asian countries in research and . governance of Antarctica
Publication Type monograph
Record ID 300081