PolarTREC News

PolarTREC Alum on Permafrost Project

Tom Lane
9 July 2014

PolarTREC Teacher Tom Lane has taken science experiences into his own hands. He is working with Dr. Vladimir Romanovsky on the 2014 annual borehole survey in northern Alaska.

Recently Completed Expedition

Lauren at the Arctic Circle
7 July 2014

Lauren Watel worked with her team at Toolik studying Microbes in Arctic Freshwater. She created amazing journals for you to continue following!

PolarTREC Alum in Siberia

John Wood participating in Siberia field work
27 June 2014

Program Alum John Wood joins the Polaris Project in Siberia. He's blogging for the science team as the Education Liaison.

Recently Completed Expedition

Team Members
15 June 2014

Arctic Sunlight and Microbial Interactions 2014

Follow Regina Brinker, Rose Cory, George Kling and the rest of the team as they boat, truck, walk, and helicopter their way through the tundra near Toolik Field Station.

Current Expedition

Students in JSEP
7 July 2014

Joint Science Education Project 2014

Students from Greenland, Denmark, and the US are all working together to study Arctic science and contribute to a cultural exchange. Follow the student blogs from Kangerlussuaq and Summit Station.

Latest Journal

Today we woke up with mixed feelings, since it was the last day for half of the students. After...

Latest Comments

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Hugh et. al., I thoroughly enjoyed reading the posts about your various learning experiences. Sounds like a great time and fantastic experience. I look forward to reading the final Tuttu post and...
I was so excited to read the article in today's Malone Telegram regarding your educational research adventure to Greenland in the upcoming month!!!! You are the BEST!!!! So very proud of you and...
Where do I begin, Lauren? Thank you taking us on this "wonder-filled" journey. I have appreciated your comprehensive reporting from the trip preparations to the helicopter ride to the explanation of...
Hello, Shinichi, Thank you for reading the journals! Being in the Arctic is an incredible experience.

From YouTube

Recent Resource

After their presentation on the IceCube observatory, Claire Hacker and Anna Caldwell-Overdier demonstrate cosmic-ray detector equipment to a couple of the Chilean students. Photo courtesy of Lynn Foshee Reed.
11 June 2014
The first Joint Antarctic School Expedition is highlighted in the spring 2014 issue of Witness the Arctic. All members of the team contributed to the article that shares their experience.