The Second International Polar Year, 1932–33

  title={The Second International Polar Year, 1932–33},
  author={V. Laursen},
  • V. Laursen
  • Published 1949
  • Geology
  • Nature
  • THE plan for the First International Polar Year was devised At the year 1875, and its purpose was to establish a number of outlying observation stations in the arctic and antarctic regions and to enable these stations to undertake geophysical observation for one year according to a prescribed common programme. The reasons underlying the plan were not only the great scientific interest of geophysical conditions in the polar regions and the close interrelation which was known to exist between… CONTINUE READING
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