The Second International Polar Year 1932-33 SU19320826-S-EN.v01-LH

USSR 1932 - The Second International Polar Year
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USSR 1932 - The Second International Polar YearUSSR 1932 - The Second International Polar YearUSSR 1932 - The Second International Polar Year




The inspiration for the First International Polar Year (IPY), held in 1882–83, came from Austrian scientist, explorer, and naval officer Karl Weyprecht (1838-1881). He realized that coordinated scientific observations in the polar regions during the same year were an important way to understand meteorology and geophysics. Inspired by this idea, a group called the International Polar Commission was established in 1879; it organized the first IPY. Twelve countries collectively completed 15 polar expeditions: 2 to Antarctica, and 13 to the Arctic. They probably spent more time trying to survive than they did doing science. But this first IPY was still very valuable. It set in motion the important idea of a collaborative, international scientific effort to study the polar regions, a spark that rekindled fifty years later. 



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