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PolarTREC to East Antarctica

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Join educator Dominique Richardson as she ventures from the Cabrillo Marine Aquarium to Antarctica on-board the icebreaker Nathaniel B. Palmer. The expedition will travel along the East Antarctic Ice Sheet. They are studying ice streams and their relationship to the thinning of ice sheets. Read journals, ask questions and stay tuned for a live event!

Evaluation Report Available

2007-2009 Evaluation

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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Polar Educators International Meeting 2015

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PolarTREC alumni and staff are presenting at Polar Educators International's "Education Meets Science" in Hannover, Germany 1-4 April 2015. Educators, Scientists and Interested people from around the world will continue the collaboration of previous conferences (Oslo 2010, Montreal 2012, and Coimbra 2013).

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