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 Polar 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!

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