Exploring South Africa’s southern frontier: A 20-year vision for polar research through the South African National Antarctic Programme

  • Isabelle J. Ansorge Department of Oceanography and Marine Research Institute (Ma-Re), University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
  • Paul Skelton South African Institute for Aquatic Biodiversity, Grahamstown, South Africa
  • Annie Bekker Department of Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering, Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch, South Africa
  • P.J. Nico de Bruyn Mammal Research Institute, Department of Zoology and Entomology, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa
  • Doug Butterworth Department of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
  • Pierre Cilliers South African National Space Agency, Hermanus, South Africa http://orcid.org/0000-0003-3175-5134
  • John Cooper Antarctic Legacy of South Africa, Department of Botany and Zoology, Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch, South Africa
  • Don A. Cowan Centre for Microbial Ecology and Genomics, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa
  • Rosemary Dorrington DST/NRF Research Chair in Marine Natural Products, Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology, Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa http://orcid.org/0000-0002-8694-367X
  • Sarah Fawcett Department of Oceanography, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa http://orcid.org/0000-0002-0878-6496
  • Susanne Fietz Department of Earth Sciences, Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch, South Africa
  • Ken P. Findlay CPUT Research Chair: Oceans Economy, Department of Conservation and Marine Science, Cape Peninsula University of Technology, Cape Town, South Africa
  • William P. Froneman Southern Ocean Group, Department of Zoology and Entomology, Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa
  • Geoff H. Grantham Department of Geology, University of Johannesburg, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Michelle Greve Department of Plant and Soil Sciences, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa http://orcid.org/0000-0002-6229-8506
  • David Hedding Department of Geography, University of South Africa, Pretoria, South Africa
  • Greg G.J. Hofmeyr 1 Port Elizabeth Museum, Bayworld, Port Elizabeth, South Africa 2 Department of Zoology, Nelson Mandela University, Port Elizabeth, South Africa http://orcid.org/0000-0003-0283-6058
  • Michael Kosch South African National Space Agency, Hermanus, South Africa
  • Peter C. le Roux Department of Plant and Soil Sciences, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa
  • Mike Lucas Department of Biological Sciences, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
  • Keith MacHutchon Coastal Marine Technology Consulting Engineers, Cape Town, South Africa
  • Ian Meiklejohn Department of Geography, Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa http://orcid.org/0000-0001-8890-2938
  • Werner Nel Department of Environmental Science, University of Fort Hare, Alice, South Africa
  • Pierre Pistorius Department of Zoology, Nelson Mandela University, Port Elizabeth, South Africa
  • Peter G. Ryan FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
  • Johan Stander South African Weather Service – Marine Research, Cape Town, South Africa
  • Sebastiaan Swart 1 Department of Oceanography and Marine Research Institute (Ma-Re), University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa 2 Department of Marine Sciences, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
  • Anne Treasure 1 Department of Oceanography and Marine Research Institute (Ma-Re), University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa 2 Mammal Research Institute, Department of Zoology and Entomology, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa
  • Marcello Vichi Department of Oceanography and Marine Research Institute (Ma-Re), University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
  • Bettine J. van Vuuren Centre for Ecological Genomics and Wildlife Conservation, University of Johannesburg, Johannesburg, South Africa http://orcid.org/0000-0002-5334-5358
Keywords: SANAP, marine Antarctic research strategy, Antarctica, Prince Edward Islands, Southern Ocean
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2017-05-30