United States
Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research

Scott Borg

Retired NSF - serves as director of Antarctic Sciences and various other NSF leadership positions.
National Science Foundation - emeritus
Directorate for Geosciences and Office of Polar Programs
Research Interests
Scott Borg is a geologist and isotope geochemist whose main research interests were in use of isotopes as tracers for the origin and evolutions of granitic rocks. For the majority of his career he served in leadership roles at the National Science Foundation, first as Program Director for Polar Earth Sciences, and later as director of Antarctic Sciences and Head of Antarctic Infrastructure and Logistics. He also served a short time as Acting Director of the Division of Atmospheric and Geospace Sciences and for three years as the Deputy Assistant Director of NSF for the Directorate for Geosciences. He also served on numerous interagency committees representing the Foundation.
Antarctic Research Location(s)
Field camp - fixed wing access
Field camp - helicopter access
Research Keywords
Granitoid, granite petrogenesis, Strontium and Neodymium isotopes, tectonics,
NSF Antarctic Program
Served as director of all Antarctic Sciences for 15 years and in other NSF leadership roles.
SCAR Science Group Affiliation
Standing Committee - Antarctic Geographic Information