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Recent Media Coverage

PolarTREC is making news around the country! Click the articles below to check out recent news coverage. Visit us in the future to search all PolarTREC media coverage!

Newsroom Archives
Title Date Organization or Publication Related Members Expeditions
Sausalito educator heads to Antarctica on climate change research expedition Marin Independent Journal Amy Osborne, Amy Moran Thermal Sensitivity of Embryos and Larvae of Antarctic Marine Ectotherms
Springfield Central High school teacher Bridget Ward headed to Antarctica for a six week study Masslive Bridget Ward Weddell Seals: Growing Up on Ice
Embedding in the Arctic Sea KBBI Katie Gavenus, Anne Gold MOSAiC
STA Teacher Uses Summer Break to Research in the Arctic Fosters.com Piper Bartlett-Browne, Lee Cooper Northern Chukchi Integrated Study
Inspiring the next generation of polar scientists: Classroom extensions from teachers with research experiences Cambridge University Press Janet Warburton, George Hademenos, Lollie Garay, Alex Eilers, Jillian Worssam Antarctic Automatic Weather Stations, Weddell Seals in the Ross Sea 2016, Sea Floor Changes and the Antarctic Circumpolar Current, Nitrogen in the Arctic Ocean Ecosystem
Austin Teacher Heading to Arctic for Important Research on Thawing Permafrost KVUE News David Walker, Rose Cory, George Kling, Byron Crump Carbon in the Arctic
Local Science Teacher Goes to Arctic for Research Program Spectrum News David Walker, Rose Cory, George Kling, Byron Crump Carbon in the Arctic
Teacher Heads to Arctic to Bring Climate Science Home Austin Monitor David Walker, Rose Cory, George Kling, Byron Crump Carbon in the Arctic
The COOLEST Trip IN Shaler Magazine Mike Penn Antarctic Automatic Weather Stations 2018
Shaler Area teacher prepares for research trip to Antarctica Pittsburgh Post Gazette Mike Penn, Matthew Lazzara Antarctic Automatic Weather Stations 2018
Shaler Area Teacher Preparing for Six Weeks in Antarctica Pittsburgh Tribune-Review/TribLive Mike Penn, Matthew Lazzara Antarctic Automatic Weather Stations 2018
Teacher Shares Research from Antarctica Trip The News Herald Keith Smith, Charles Amsler Chemical Ecology of Shallow Water Marine Communities
Geology Museum Director Studies Glaciers in the Swiss Alps Rutgers Today Lauren Neitzke Adamo Sliding Glaciers
Museum Co-Director Lauren N. Adamo is off to the Swiss Alps! Rutgers Today Lauren Neitzke Adamo Sliding Glaciers
Museum Co-Director Lauren N. Adamo is off to the Swiss Alps! Maston Musings, Rutgers Geology Museum Blog Lauren Neitzke Adamo Sliding Glaciers
Rutgers Prof to Climb Alps for Climate Change Study on Glaciers TAPinto New Brunswick Lauren Neitzke Adamo Sliding Glaciers
Ashtabula Native Named to Exclusive Research Team Star Beacon Wendi Pillars Migration and Carry-Over Effects in Arctic Seabirds
Sixth-grade Tucson Teacher Selected to Participate in Arctic Research this Summer Arizona Daily Star Svea Anderson Shrubs Snow and Nitrogen in the Arctic
TVUSD Teacher Svea Anderson Selected for Prestigious PolarTREC Research Expedition Tanque Verde Unified School District: Creating Pathways to Success Svea Anderson Shrubs Snow and Nitrogen in the Arctic
Local Teacher Selected for Antarctica Research Internship Morganton News Herald Keith Smith Chemical Ecology of Shallow Water Marine Communities
Teachings from the South Pole The Star News Lesley Anderson IceCube and the Askaryan Radio Array
Bault Studies Ice Cores in Antarctica Grant County Herald Independent Jennifer Bault Seasonal Sea Ice Production in the Ross Sea
A Cool Way to Spend a Summer Jax4Kids Steve Kirsche Dynamic Observations of the Microstructural Evolution of Firn
News Graphic Article - "Former CHS teacher headed to Antarctica" News Graphic Jennifer Bault Seasonal Sea Ice Production in the Ross Sea
Alumna Makes Trek to Antarctica Concordia University of Wisconsin E-Newsletter Jennifer Bault Seasonal Sea Ice Production in the Ross Sea