The bibliographic database of publications from programmes supported by the French Polar Institute gives greater visibility to the work of French researchers in the polar regions, and is a tool for researchers when preparing their projects
Website address: http://www.ipev.fr/polar_references/
Metadata, descriptions of data from polar and subpolar campaigns of programmes supported by the French Polar Institute, can be found on the Global Change Master Directory website administered by NASA.
This international site compiles all the metadata concerning national Antarctic programmes. It provides the scientific community with access to all the data collected.
Thanks to this platform, the French Polar Institute makes this metadata available to scientists and the general public, with the aim of meeting the obligations of Article 3 of the Antarctic Treaty and promoting interaction between national and international programmes.
Two polar gateways exist for the Polar Institute’s metadata: