A vibrant comunity of based in Italy.
APECS is an organisation that aims to stimulate interdisciplinary and international research collaborations, in addition to developing effective future leaders in polar research, education and outreach. 
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APECS Italy is the Italian branch of the Association of Polar Early Career Scientists.

APECS is a voluntary organisation consisting of undergraduate, Master and PhD students, postdoctoral researchers and early faculty members who are interested in sharing their passion about the polar regions.


The aims of APECS Italy are:

  • to foster interdisciplinary and international research collaborations
  • to promote education and outreach about polar issues to younger generations and the general public
  • to spread information about opportunities, events, courses
  • to help develop the future leaders in polar research

News & Events

The National Board of APECS Italy is looking for two new members.

The 5° APECS Italy national conference will take place on 8-9 November 2023. This year, thanks to our collaboration with the Venice Institute of Sciences, Literature and Arts and the Institute of Polar Sciences (CNR ISP), the conference will be held at Palazzo Loredan in Venice as well as online. Click below to find out more. Note: the conference will be held in italian. 

The 4° APECS Italy National Conference will take place on October 19-20 2022. This year, thanks to our collaboration with CNR (Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche), the conference will be held in presence in Bologna as well as online. Click below to find out more and register your place at the conference.


NOTE: The conference will be held in italian




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Discover the latest publication of our member 

Landsat 8 OLI Broadband Albedo Validation in Antarctica and Greenland

Traversa, G., Fugazza, D., Senese, A., & Frezzotti, M. 


For any question you may have, or info you’d like to share about new events, ideas, etc., you can contact us at info.apecs.italy@gmail.com 
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