Our data activities reflect the multi-disciplinary and collaborative nature of polar research. The data teams at BAS play a vital role in supporting scientists both within the organisation and world-wide. From providing operational support on BAS stations, ships and aircraft, to expertise on data access and long-term data curation. Explore this section to discover more about our teams and the work we do.

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Explore polar data

Encompassing datasets, specimen collections, maps, research publications and images

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UK Polar Data Centre

The UK Polar Data Centre provides support and services across the data management lifecycle

BAS data teams

Mapping and GIS, the UK Polar Data Centre, Web & Applications, BAS Library, and Archives Service