Reference numberCMB/124
TitleBritish National Committee on Antarctic Research
DescriptionCommittee appointed by Council at its meeting on 18 December 1958 where it agreed to the following membership and terms of references of the British National Committee on Antarctic Research, set up at its meeting of 16 October 1958;
(a) Membership
Chairman - Sir Raymond Priestley
Ex Officio - The Physical Sceretary (Acting Chairman); The Biological Secretary; The Foreign Secretary; Scientific Director, Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey, Sir Vivian Fuchs; Director of Overseas Survey, Brigadier M Hotine; Hydrographer of the Navy, Rear Admiral K St B Collins; Director of the National Institute of Oceanography, Dr G E R Deacon; Director General of the Meteorological Office, Sir Graham Sutton; United Kingdom delegate to SCAR, Dr G de Q Robin
Representatives from the Royal Geographical Society, Sir Miles Clifford and Dr E Hindle; British Glaciological Society, Mr G Seligman; Scott Polar Research Institute, Dr S Evans; Royal Society of Edinburgh, Mr J Paton; Medical Research Council, Dr L G C E Pugh; Royal Meteorological Society, Mr H H Lamb; Royal Society, Mr A H Sheffield, Professor F W Shotton, Professor J E Smith, Dr R L Smith-Rose, Dr R Stoneley, and Sir James Wordie

(b) Terms of Reference
(i) To co-ordinate United Kingdom activities in connection with research in Antarctica, particularly with regard to the activities of the Special Committee on Antarctic Reserch (SCAR) of the International Council of Scientific Unions
(ii) To report to the Council of the Royal Society

2 volues of minutes
1. Minutes 1959-1968
2. Minutes 1969-19
Extent2 volumes
Access statusOpen
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