POLARIN is an international network of polar research infrastructures and their services aiming at addressing the scientific challenges of the polar regions

Transnational access to infrastructure

POLARIN will provide integrated, challenge-driven, and combined access to Arctic and Antarctic infrastructures to facilitate interdisciplinary research on complex processes.

Virtual access to data

POLARIN will offer online access to scientific data and metadata through a single-entry portal to 7 data infrastructures, 2 observational networks and 10 research stations and their associated observatories.

New training programmes

POLARIN will develop training programmes to ensure that early career researchers, professionals and research infrastructure users are able to fully exploit the offered services.



THE 46th Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting (ATCM 46) and 26th Meeting of the Committee for Environmental Protection (CEP 26) took place from 20 to 30 May 2024 in Kochi, India, hosted by the...

RV Noosfera arrived at the port of Cape Town – her third Antarctic season has ended

The Ukrainian research vessel Noosfera has completed her third Antarctic season. Late in the evening of May 8, 2024, she docked at the port of Cape Town (South Africa). This was Noosphere’s longest...

The next stage of modernization has been carried out at Vernadsky: what has changed?

Reconstruction of slips and renewal of water supply and grounding systems – important modernization works were carried out at Vermadsky station; they were started even before the full-scale war. They...

Four WP2 online meetings on logistic evaluation procedure

WP2 has during May arranged four online meetings where the infrastructure operators have met to discuss and provide input on the logistic evaluation procedure for the POLARIN transnational access. In...

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The POLARIN Newsletters will be published quarterly and will be sent to subscribers and will also be available here. Soon we will start providing a subscriptions so that you can follow up about...

POLARIN Kick off Meeting took place from 17 to 19 April

POLARIN Kick-off meeting is on the way at AWI in Bremerhaven, where over 80 participants are paving the way for novel calls for access to polar research infrastructure in the Arctic and Antarctica...
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