If you haven't yet, check out the latest Witness the Arctic issue from Arctic Research Consortium of the United States (ARCUS). This issue includes updated news about the new NSF Director, Dr. Sethuraman Panchanathan, updates from NSF’s Office of Polar Programs, summaries of recently released strategic plans from NOAA’s Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research (OAR) and from the American Geophysical Union (AGU), science articles about understanding circumpolar bear ceremonialism and about the changing carbon cycle of the Arctic Ocean, updates on the PolarTREC program and the Sea Ice Prediction Network–Phase 2 project, overviews of the first Navigating the New Arctic (NNA) Investigators Meeting and of the sixth annual APECS conference, comments from the ARCUS Executive Director, Board President, and other board members, and a highlight of ARCUS member institution, Kawerak, Inc. Enjoy!

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