IPY

AcronymDefinition
IPYInternational Polar Year
IPYIn Por Ylem (gaming forum)
IPYInches Per Year
IPYIngalls Planning Yard
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THE THORPEX IPY CLUSTER OF PROIECTS WITHIN THE ARCTIC
During IPY, a seven-nation team made up the Antarctica's Gamburstev Province (AGAP) project, consisting of scientists from Australia, Canada, China, Germany, Japan, the United Kingdom and the United States.
The third IPY in 1957-1958 was an International Geophysical Year.
The IPY ran over two years (2007-09) to enable one full year of research to be conducted at each pole.
Life expectancy in Arctic populations has greatly improved since the last IPY.
Involving 50,000 people from 63 nations in more than 200 Arctic and Antarctic projects, IPY will broaden and deepen our understanding of how the world works, and leave a legacy of enhanced observing networks, international partnerships, and a new generation of inspired and informed young scientists.
During the IPY, which will last until March 2009, thousands of researchers from more than 60 countries will conduct more than 200 projects and expeditions to both the top and bottom of the world.
To have any hope of understanding the current global climate and what might happen in future," reads the IPY Web site, "the science community needs a better picture of conditions at the poles and how they interact with and influence the oceans, atmosphere and land masses.
IPY was a tremendous achievement in coordinated scientific endeavour and led to the discovery of a belt of intense auroral activity across the southern arctic, from Alaska to Hudson Bay.
ALCOHOL-RELATED IPY VARIES BY ETHNIC GROUP: PROPOSED EXPLANATIONS FOR THE DIFFERENCES