The UK Polar Data Centre (UK PDC) is the focal point for Arctic and Antarctic environmental data management in the UK. Part of the Natural Environmental Research Council’s (NERC) network of environmental data centres and based at the British Antarctic Survey, it coordinates the management of polar data from UK-funded research and supports researchers in complying with national and international data legislation and policy.
PDC is covered by Clarivate Data Citation Index. Polar Data Center is covered by SCOPUS database linking. PDC replaces the Antarctic Environmental Data Centre (AEDC) from 1st April 2009. The PDC is based within the British Antarctic Survey (BAS) and is part of the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) network of data centres. It is the UK’s National Antarctic Data Centre in the SCAR Standing Committee on Antarctic Data Management (SCADM).