The PolarTREC newsroom provides basic program information to members of the media, and is a source to track the latest media coverage of PolarTREC.

Media use of PolarTREC Website Content and Photos:

Media are welcome to use content or quotes from the PolarTREC website, including from teacher journals. Please give full credit to teachers and their research teams, the PolarTREC program, and the National Science Foundation as appropriate.

Media are welcome to use photos from teacher journals and photo galleries. We ask that you please credit each photo as follows: "Photo by 'X' (PolarTREC 2009), Courtesy of ARCUS".

Additional photos, graphics, videos and presentations from the polar regions can be found online through the ARCUS Internet Media Archive.

Media seeking additional information about PolarTREC please contact:

PolarTREC Program Managers (info [at]
Arctic Research Consortium of the United States
3535 College Road, Suite 101
Fairbanks, AK 99709
Phone: 907-474-1600

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!

Article Date Publication
Bowhead whale feeding hotspots Remote Sensing of Environment
Sunken Treasure Under Lake El'gygytgyn Frontier Scientists: A Nature Network Blog
Polar Research Education, Outreach and Communication During the Fourth IPY International Council for Science
Zooplankton, the most important animal in the Arctic The Research Council of Norway - News
Science Educator Returns from Antarctica Memphis Parent
Keystone Students Have Passport to Antarctica MCS Insider
Technology: Sediment Corer
Lesley Urasky Practices Hands On (And Coats On) Science University of Wyoming Alumnews
Sealed Away Memphis Flyer
Circumpolar World - Biological Features and Processes University of the Arctic Curriculum
Bowhead Whales in Alaska Brochure NOAA Fisheries Brochure
Northern Hydrology University of the Arctic Curriculum
Passport to Antarctica Memphis Parent Magazine
Teacher to embark on Arctic expedition Cheektowaga Bee
Jenks Teacher Brings Arctic Experiences to Students Jenks District Gazette
Will Antarctic Worms Warm to Changing Climate? UDaily
Permafrost Thaw Affecting Carbon and Methane Nature
PolarTREC: To Antarctica in the Name of Research and Teaching In the Trenches (National Association of Geoscience Teachers)
Introduction to the Polar Regions The Biology of the Polar Regions
2012 JSEP Program US Student Bios Self-generated
Alex Eilers: Antarctic Adventurer R.S.V.P. Memphis Magazine
Unexpected disoveries at Lake El’gygytgyn, Russia Frontier Scientists
Jamestown woman selected for international initiative 12 April 2007 Dayton Daily News
An Arctic expedition 26 April 2007 Chico News Review
From Water to Ice 30 April 2007 Magic Valley News