Title International Polar Years in retrospect and prospect
Author Harrington, H.J.L.
Source Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria, 119(2), p.xxvii-xxxii, . Publisher: Royal Society of Victoria, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. ISSN: 0035- 9211
Publication Date 2007
Notes In English Ant. Acc. No: 90873
Index Terms polar regions; financing; history; IGY 1957-58 Education, Outreach and Communication Publications; international cooperation; International Geophysical Year 1957-58; International Polar Year 1882-83; International Polar Year 1932-33; International Polar Year 2007-08; IPY 1882-83 Education, Outreach and Communication Publications; IPY 1932-33 Education, Outreach and Communication Publications; IPY 2007-08 Education, Outreach and Communication Publications; policy; research
Abstract History of International Polar Years since first proposal by Weyprecht in 1874. Includes comments on international relations and internal politics; funding problems; preponderance of physical sciences in 1957-59 IGY; and probable research topics of future polar years.
Publication Type journal article
Record ID 307818