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A Brief Introduction to CAA
Affiliated to the State Oceanic Administration, People’s Republic of China, Chinese Arctic and Antarctic Administration (CAA) performs the function of organizing Arctic and Antarctic expeditions and administering the related Arctic and Antarctic affairs on behalf of SOA. The functions of CAA can be divided into the following aspects:
(1) Drawing up the national strategies, polices and plans for Chinese Arctic and Antarctic expedition, and organizing the studies on the major polar issues,
(2) Formulating the laws, regulations, relevant standards and rules concerning polar expeditions and other polar activities, and administering relevant Arctic and Antarctic affairs in accordance with laws and regulations,
(3) Being responsible to organize, coordinate, and supervise the Chinese National Arctic and Antarctic expeditions, and organizing the scientific research activities within the polar area,
(4) Being responsible to organize, coordinate, and supervise the infrastructures and capacity constructions for Chinese National Arctic and Antarctic expeditions,
(5) Organizing and coordinating the manning for Chinese polar expeditions, and administering the Chinese polar expedition winter training base and the representative offices abroad,
(6) Organize and participate the international affairs and organizations in the area of polar research. Cooperate with the overseas national polar programs, 
(7) Undertaking the science popularization and promotional work in the area of polar expedition,
(8) Undertaking the other tasks assigned by SOA.

Current Leaders:
Director General:
QIN WEIJIA

Deputy Director:
WENG LIXIN

Deputy Director:
WU JUN

Deputy Director:
XIA LIMIN

 

Address:
No.1 Fuxingmenwai Ave. Beijing, 100860, China
Postal code100860
Phone+86-10-68036469
Fax+86-10-68012776
E-mailchinare@263.net.cn
 

     

 

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