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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
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
Cruise Report R/V Sikuliaq August 25-September 18, 2017 North Pacific Research Board Lisa Seff, Carin Ashjian Upwelling and Ecology in the Beaufort Sea
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
National Wildlife Federation Certifies Seton Schoolyard Hudson Hub Times - GateHouse Media LLC Anne Schoeffler Climate Change and Pollinators in the Arctic 2016
From the Atlantic to the Arctic Ocean East Hampton Star Lisa Seff, Carin Ashjian Upwelling and Ecology in the Beaufort Sea
Iced Over Kappa Alpha Theta Magazine Adeena Teres Operation IceBridge 2017
Missoula educators on ice: A trip to the Arctic for chemistry professor, teacher Missoulian Dave Jones CO2 and pH Studies of the Arctic Ocean
Teacher Spotlight: Cara Pekarcik, 2018 Massachusetts Teacher of the Year Museum Institute for Teaching Science Cara Pekarcik Southern Ocean Diatoms
How to teach kids about climate change where most parents are skeptics The Washington Post Jamie Esler Drumlin Formation in Iceland
7 News Miami Story about Adeena Teres WSVN Ch7 News Adeena Teres Operation IceBridge 2017
Stoneman Douglas Teacher Receives Special Recognition for NASA Mission to the Arctic Coral Springs Talk Adeena Teres Operation IceBridge 2017
Miami Local 10 News Story Operation IceBridge 2017
Lindblom high school students build camera to study Antarctic fish ABC Channel 7, Chicago Proud Paula Dell, Kristin OBrien Biology of Antarctic Fishes, Biology of Antarctic Fishes 2013
Teacher to Embark on Chilly Research Experience Saint Johns Sun Steve Kirsche Dynamic Observations of the Microstructural Evolution of Firn
Teacher to Study the Polar Ice Cap The Parklander Magazine Adeena Teres Operation IceBridge 2017
Summer break means Arctic adventure for St. Johns County Teacher St. Augustine Record Steve Kirsche Dynamic Observations of the Microstructural Evolution of Firn
Outside the lab: NAU field researchers provide school teachers hands-on education NAU News Jennifer Baldacci, Rebecca Harris Arctic Glacial Lakes, Arctic Ground Squirrel Studies 2017
How Arctic Ice Affects Gas Exchange Between Air And Sea EOS Dave Jones CO2 and pH Studies of the Arctic Ocean