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Some aspects of Chinese-Australian cooperation in Antarctic research over the past forty years


Chen, Z and Allison, I, Some aspects of Chinese-Australian cooperation in Antarctic research over the past forty years, Advances in Polar Science, 27, (2) pp. 126-137. ISSN 1674-9928 (2016) [Refereed Article]


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DOI: doi:10.13679/j.advps.2016.2.00126


China and Australia have been collaborating in Antarctic activities since the early 1980s and that collaboration has grown and become more formalized as China’s Antarctic program has expanded. This collaboration has involved personnel exchange, logistic support, environmental protection and particularly scientific research. China and Australia have signed a series of memorandums and treaties of friendship and cooperation on Antarctic activities in the past few years. Relevant mechanisms of cooperation between expedition plans and programs have been established, and the exchange and cooperation in people, science and technology, services, and supplies are undertaken across a range of organizations. Here we overview the history of the bilateral collaboration and provide a few examples of the many areas of cooperation. These examples are focused on activities in Hobart, the key centre of the Australian Antarctic program.

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Item Type:Refereed Article
Keywords:China, Australia, Antarctic research, bilateral collaboration, memorandum of understanding
Research Division:Earth Sciences
Research Group:Physical geography and environmental geoscience
Research Field:Glaciology
Objective Division:Environmental Policy, Climate Change and Natural Hazards
Objective Group:Understanding climate change
Objective Field:Understanding climate change not elsewhere classified
UTAS Author:Chen, Z (Mr Zhao Chen)
UTAS Author:Allison, I (Dr Ian Allison)
ID Code:114900
Year Published:2016
Deposited By:CRC-Antarctic Climate & Ecosystems
Deposited On:2017-03-02
Last Modified:2022-08-24
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