The future of UK Antarctic science: strategic priorities, essential needs and opportunities for international leadership

Michael Bentley, K Dodds

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This discussion paper identifies some of the priority areas of science where future investment is required to address globally important scientific questions. This discussion paper highlights science priorities identified by the UK Antarctic science community. It also outlines how the UK can best utilise new state-of-the-art Antarctic infrastructure such as the RRS Sir David Attenborough and modernised station facilities, contribute to SCAR’s new multi-year Scientific Research Programmes and Action and Expert Groups, and further develop its future multi-disciplinary collaborative research ambition.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages10
Publication statusPublished - 27 Oct 2021


  • Antarctica
  • Science
  • Social Science
  • Policy

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