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PolarTREC to East Antarctica

Dominique in ECW Gear

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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Southern Ocean Keychain
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It's always so great to hear how folks began getting to where they are today. I can only dream that someone in my science classes today will be captivated by something we study...this spring we even...
Wow, really interesting. I'll add that to my reading list. Good luck with the imminent departure and data collection. I'm curious to find what out what you learn and hear more information about the...

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Recent Resource

1 December 2014
First person article written by Lauren about how her undergraduate experience tied into her PolarTREC expedition to the Arctic. Published in the Colorado College alumni bulletin.