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United States Antarctic Resource Center (USARC)

United States Antarctic Resource Center (USARC)

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey in Reston, VA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States Antarctic Resource Center -- Information services.,
  • Antarctica -- Information resources.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesUSGS fact sheet -- 051-01., Fact sheet (Geological Survey (U.S.)) -- FS-01-051.
    ContributionsGeological Survey (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[2] p. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17717451M

    Vol. 51, Mineral Resources Potential of Antarctica. Vol. 50, Contributions to Antarctic Research I. Vol. 49, Antarctic Siphonophores From Plankton Samples of the United States Antarctic Research Program: Eltanin Cruises for Spring, Summer, Fall, and Winter (Cruises 3–5, .   Draw Write Now Book 4: Polar Regions, Arctic, Antarctic [Marie Hablitzel, Kim Stitzer] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Draw Write Now Book 4: Polar Regions, Arctic, Antarctic/5(23).

    The State Scientific Centre of the Russian Federation the Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute belongs to the Federal Russian Department of hydrometeorology and environment monitoring. The Institute is the oldest research institution of Russia, that is doing the complex research of the Polar Earth regions. The United States has important interests in Antarctica. We have long been a leader in scientific research there, research that provides insights essential to the understanding of the planet. The major U.S. commitment to Antarctic exploration and research over the past four decades has been based.

    The United States played a major role in negotiating this Treaty, which was signed in Washington, and it participates actively in all aspects of the Antarctic Treaty System. There are currently 47 Parties to the Treaty, of which 28 are Consultative Parties having the right to participate in decision-making. Antarctic Treaty Summary - the Antarctic region is governed by a system known as the Antarctic Treaty system; the system includes: 1. the Antarctic Treaty, signed on 1 December and entered into force on 23 June , which establishes the legal framework for the management of Antarctica, 2.


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United States Antarctic Resource Center (USARC) Download PDF EPUB FB2

Additional Physical Format: Online version: United States Antarctic Resource Center (USARC) Reston, VA: U.S. Dept. of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, [].

A joint effort of the USGS National Mapping Division and the National Science Foundation United States Antarctic Program. The U.S. Antarctic Resource Center (USARC) is located at the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) in Reston, Va. It maintains the nation's most comprehensive collection of Antarctic aerial photography, maps, charts, satellite imagery and technical reports.

The U.S. Antarctic Resource Center (USARC) is located at the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) in Reston, Va. It maintains the nation's most comprehensive collection of Antarctic aerial photography, maps, charts, satellite imagery and technical reports. Web Site.

electronic |. United States Antarctic Program personnel manual () [National Science Foundation (U.S.). Division of Polar Programs.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This book was digitized and reprinted from the collections of the University of California Libraries.

It was produced from digital images created through the libraries’ mass digitization : $ The U.S. Antarctic Resource Center (USARC) is our Nation’s depository for Antarctic maps, charts, geodetic ground control, satellite images, aerial pho-tographs, publications, slides, and video tapes.

These resources are items pro-duced by Antarctic Treaty nations in sup-port of their activities in Antarctica and provided to the USARC in. United States Antarctic Resource Center. A joint effort of the USGS National Mapping Division and the National Science Foundation United States Antarctic Program.

The U.S. Antarctic Resource Center (USARC) is located at the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) in Reston, Va. It maintains the nation's most comprehensive collection. Now packed with even more breathtaking color photographs, wildlife descriptions, and detailed area maps, this updated fourth edition of this bestselling Antarctica travel guide includes fascinating, full accounts of interesting places, spectacular landscapes, and local plants and wildlife—from penguins and other seabirds to whales, seals, and myriad mammals/5(7).

United States Antarctic Program (USAP) he United States established the U.S. Antarctic Research Program (USARP) inimmediately after the IGY. (he name was later changed to the U.S. Antarctic Program.) hrough the USAP, NSF facilitates and manages U.S. research eforts in Antarctica.

National Science Foundation (NSF), Office of Polar Programs (OPP) Funds and manages the United States Antarctic Program (USAP); supports scientific research and oversees the cooperative efforts of a civilian contractor, the military, and several federal agencies.

National Science Foundation. Office of. is the main repository for information about the United States Antarctic Program. The site is designed for the general public, news agencies, academia, and program participants. Topics include News, About the USAP, About the Continent, About USAP Participants, The Antarctic Treaty, Researchers and Science Projects, Science Summaries and Discoveries, Webcams, Slide Shows.

The U.S. Antarctic Resource Center (USARC) in Reston, Virginia, is our Nation's depository for Antarctic maps, charts, geodetic ground control, satellite images, aerial photographs, publications, slides, and video executive: Marcia McNutt, Director.

Managed by the National Science Foundation, the USAP deploys roughly 3, people to Antarctica every year to conduct scientific research, or provide support to researchers through the operation and maintenance of the research stations and vessels.

Antarctic Wildlife is the definitive identification guide to the birds and marine mammals of the Antarctic Peninsula, Drake Passage, and Beagle Channel.

This easy-to-use photographic field guide enables visitors to this unique region of the world--newcomer and seasoned traveler alike--to identify with confidence the penguins, whales, seals, seabirds, and other stunning wildlife they encounter /5(23).

The Antarctic Sun Resource: Educator (grades ) The Antarctic Sun is a publication posted on the website at McMurdo Station in Antarctica for the United States Antarctic Program. It provides information about the inhabitants (human and animal), the geographical location and scientific projects on and under the ice in Antarctica.

The British Antarctic Survey (BAS), as the United Kingdom Antarctic Mapping Centre, holds three major sets of Antarctic aerial photography acquired by United Kingdom organizations.

The photographs are housed in the Map Room of the BAS Mapping and Geographic Information Centre, located in Cambridge, England, telephone +44(0) Print and electronic media may use the photos free of charge; however, the photographer and the National Science Foundation must be credited.

Schools, educational and encyclopedia publishers, and similar institutions may use the photos freely to further educational awareness of Antarctica. The United States Antarctic Program (or USAP; formerly known as the United States Antarctic Research Program or USARP and the United States Antarctic Service or USAS) is an organization of the United States government which has presence in the continent of d inthe USAP manages all U.S.

scientific research and related logistics in Antarctica as well as aboard ships Headquarters: Alexandria, Virginia. The United States maintains the southernmost Base and the largest base and research station in Antarctica, Amundsen–Scott South Pole Station.

The second-southernmost base is the Chinese Kunlun Station at 80°25′02″S during the summer season, and the Russian Vostok Station at 78°27′50″S during the winter season. Without interruption sinceAmericans have been studying the Antarctic and its interactions with the rest of the planet.

These investigators and supporting personnel make up the U.S. Antarctic Program, which carries forward the Nation's goals of supporting the Antarctic Treaty, fostering cooperative research with other nations, protecting the Antarctic environment, and developing measures.

The Antarctic Treaty regulates international cooperation in Antarctica, and different nations continually support one another in logistics and science projects across the continent. Exciting collaboration is taking place, and the United States Antarctic Program is a prominent participant.

Browse through information on international cooperation by using the links below. US Antarctic Resource Center US Geological Survey, MS Reston, Virginia (telephone), (fax) UNITED STATES ANTARCTIC PROGRAM LOGO The ice-covered continent of Antarctica is white, and the major ice shelves (i.e., floating glacier ice) are light blue.

Ice coring provides a history book of former climates and.(United States Antarctic Program,Committee on Fundamental Science, National Science and Technology Council) It also found that the science conducted in Antarctica is of high quality and of interest to a broad scientific community and that often the results of these investigations imply consequences for human activity beyond those usually.The United States Antarctic Service Expedition (–), often referred to as Byrd’s Third Antarctic Expedition, was an expedition jointly sponsored by the United States Navy, State Department, Department of the Interior and The Treasury.

Although a U.S.-government sponsored expedition, additional support came from donations and gifts by private citizens, corporations and .