Vol.29, No.04. 2018
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Foreword: A review of China’s geological and geophysical research in Antarctica over three decades
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A workshop was held in May 2017 at the Institute of Geomechanics, Chinese Academy of Geological Sciences, Beijing to review the contribution of the Chinese National Antarctic Research Expedition (CHINARE) over 30 years. This was attended by 11 scientists, and the papers presented have resulted in this special issue of Advances in Polar Science (APS) entitled “Advances in Antarctic geoscience based on Chinese research”. This thematic issue of APS brings together a selection of papers from attendees at the workshop, along with two related papers reviewing advances in China’s Antarctic meteorite survey and research, and Antarctic geodetic remote sensing. Another two solicited papers will be presented in subsequent issues of APS. China’s geological and geophysical survey and research in Antarctica over three decades is briefly reviewed below.
Institute of Geomechanics, Chinese Academy of Geological Sciences, Beijing 100081, China
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