Educational Booklet Released
The National Research Council's Polar Research Board announces the release of a new educational booklet entitled 'Arctic Matters: The Global Connection to Changes in the Arctic.'
The publication introduces the threats and opportunities of the Arctic's rapidly changing environment and explains why the Arctic matters. It draws on a large collection of peer-reviewed National Research Council reports and other national and international reports to provide a brief, reader-friendly primer on the complex ways in which the changes currently affecting the Arctic and its diverse people, resources, and environment can, in turn, affect the entire globe.
PolarTREC to East Antarctica
Educator Dominique Richardson is on-board the icebreaker Nathaniel B. Palmer. The expedition is traveling along the East Antarctic Ice Sheet studying ice streams and their relationship to the thinning of ice sheets. Her journals and photos have been amazing!
Evaluation Report Available
This final report presents the findings from the summative evaluation of the PolarTREC program funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF Award #0632401) from 2007 to 2009.
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