National Antarctic Scientific Center of Ukraine

The National Antarctic Scientific Center (NANC) (Ukrainian: Національний антарктичний науковий центр, abbreviated as НАНЦ) is an organization of the Ukrainian government, part of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine.[1] The Center operates Vernadsky Research Base and coordinates Ukrainian research of Antarctic.[2] Since 2021, it has operated the polar supply and research ship Noosfera.

National Antarctic Scientific Center of Ukraine
Національний антарктичний науковий центр
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AbbreviationNANC
Formation1993; 29 years ago (1993)
Legal statusGovernment agency
PurposeScientific research and surveys in the Antarctic
HeadquartersKyiv
Region served
Ukraine
Director
Yevhen Dykyi
Parent organization
Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine
Websitewww.uac.gov.ua Edit this at Wikidata

GoalsEdit

The body's goals are:[3]

  • development and implementation of research programs in Antarctica;
  • ensuring further development of Vernadsky Research Base;
  • interdisciplinary research in the field of environmental protection.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ НАНЦ - Home. www.uac.gov.ua (in Ukrainian). Retrieved 2018-02-24.
  2. ^ "Ukrainian Antarctic Station". Ukrainian Antarctic Station. 2007-11-21. Archived from the original on 2007-11-21. Retrieved 2018-02-24.
  3. ^ НАНЦ - Scientific_research. www.uac.gov.ua (in Ukrainian). Retrieved 2018-02-24.
  4. ^ Kitsoft. Міністерство освіти і науки України - Україна має рухатися вглиб Антарктики, а також розвивати наукові дослідження на Північному полюсі – новий керівник НАНЦ Євген Дикий. mon.gov.ua (in Ukrainian). Retrieved 2018-02-24.