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What does IPY stand for?

IPY stands for International Polar Year

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00 G587 Offered by the National Research Council's Committee on the Lessons and Legacies of International Polar Year (IPY) 2007-2008, this volume reports on the lessons and successes of IPY for researchers, decision makers, and stakeholders.
This research was funded by the WHOI Arctic Research Initiative, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, the Canadian International Polar Year Office, and the U.
Hattermann and his team borrowed the "seal data" from biologists of the Norwegian Polar Institute, who originally gathered the data during their Marine Mammal Exploration of the Oceans Pole to Pole (MEOP) research project, part of the International Polar Year program.
That year, my previous film, The Antarctica Challenge: A Global Warning, was selected to screen to delegates as it was the only film made that year reporting on International Polar Year studies in Antarctica making it a valuable educational tool for delegates deliberating on climate change.
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] Canadian National Committee for International Polar Year 2007-2008 Use of traditional knowledge from the Aboriginal populations helped garner the Canadian National Committee for International Polar Year 2007-2008 the 2010 gold medal from the Royal Canadian Geographical Society.
The Antarctica Challenge: A Global Warning Filmmaker Mark Terry leads an expedition to Antarctica to report on the new discoveries made by the world's scientific community stationed in Antarctica during International Polar Year (March 2007 to March 2009).
Pages 22-23 review the massive collaboration behind the 160 separate projects of the International Polar Year.