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
Published
2017-05-30
How to Cite
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Ansorge IJ, Skelton P, Bekker A, Nico de Bruyn P, Butterworth D, Cilliers P, Cooper J, Cowan DA, Dorrington R, Fawcett S, Fietz S, Findlay KP, Froneman WP, Grantham GH, Greve M, Hedding D, Hofmeyr GG, Kosch M, le Roux PC, Lucas M, MacHutchon K, Meiklejohn I, Nel W, Pistorius P, Ryan PG, Stander J, Swart S, Treasure A, Vichi M, van Vuuren BJ. Exploring South Africa’s southern frontier: A 20-year vision for polar research through the South African National Antarctic Programme. S. Afr. J. Sci. [Internet]. 2017May30 [cited 2020Sep.19];113(5/6):7. Available from: https://www.sajs.co.za/article/view/3781

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