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Polar Research Institute of China(PRIC) was founded in 1989 in Shanghai. As an institute under the Ministry of Natural Resources, the main functions of PRIC are:

To conduct research of science, technology and strategic issues in the Polar Regions.

To undertake environments monitoring and conservation in the Polar Regions.

To operate research stations, vessels and aircrafts, and provide logistic supports to Arctic/Antarctic research expeditions.

To carry out education and outreach of polar science and promote international cooperation.

China Polar Research Center-Jinqiao Road Courtyard

China Polar Research Center-Cao Luyuan District