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 2020 (i.e. year)), 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] polartrec.com)
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 Related Members Expeditions
Birmingham Eagle: "Groves alumna joins Antarctic Expedition" Birmingham Eagle Kate Miller Ice Cube Neutrino Observatory 2016
News: San Juan Island Teacher Embarks on Under-Ice Antarctic Research Experience Orcas Issues Timothy Dwyer, Art Woods Polar Gigantism in Antarctica
Hudson Life: 'Talk of the Town' Hudson Life Anne Schoeffler, Christine Urbanowicz Climate Change and Pollinators in the Arctic 2016
Three Women Scientists from URI to lead expeditions this year to Antarctica URI Today Cara Pekarcik, Bethany Jenkins, Kristen Buck, Dreux Chappell Southern Ocean Diatoms
URI researchers head to Antarctica on six-week trip Southern Rhode Island Newspapers Cara Pekarcik, Bethany Jenkins Southern Ocean Diatoms
NQHS Teacher Cara Pekarcik Bound for Antarctica The Quincy Sun Cara Pekarcik Southern Ocean Diatoms
NOAA Teacher at Sea Alumni Spotlight NOAA Teacher at Sea DJ Kast Microbial Changes in Arctic Freshwater 2016
Seton Teacher's Departure for Arctic Research Nears Hudson Hub-Times Anne Schoeffler Climate Change and Pollinators in the Arctic 2016
Quincy Teacher to Spend Six Weeks in Antarctica The Patriot Ledger Cara Pekarcik, Bethany Jenkins Southern Ocean Diatoms
Even for the fast-melting Arctic, 2016 is in 'uncharted territory' Alaska Dispatch News
Crossed Sabres: An Antarctic Expedition Crossed Sabres Kate Miller Ice Cube Neutrino Observatory 2016
Cheektowaga Central Middle School teacher headed to Siberia for research project The Buffalo News Mike Loranty, Stanley Skotnicki Vegetation Impacts on Permafrost
NewsCheck: Washington-Lee Teacher to Embark on Polar Research Experience NewsCheck Kate Miller Ice Cube Neutrino Observatory 2016
APS Teacher to Go on Antarctic Expedition ARLnow Kate Miller Ice Cube Neutrino Observatory 2016
Washington-Lee Teachers to Embark on Polar Research Experience Arlington Public Schools Kate Miller Ice Cube Neutrino Observatory 2016
Intel ISEF Article Mentioning PolarTREC George Kling, Byron Crump, DJ Kast Microbial Changes in Arctic Freshwater 2016
Broadwater Teacher Will Head to Arctic on Research Trip delmarvanow Sandra Thornton Chukchi Sea Borderland
DJ Kast Research Connection Article Byron Crump, DJ Kast, George Kling Microbial Changes in Arctic Freshwater 2016
Seton Teacher Selected for PolarTREC Program Hudson Hub Anne Schoeffler Climate Change and Pollinators in the Arctic 2016
Chino Valley People- Dieuwertje Kast DJ Kast Microbial Changes in Arctic Freshwater 2016
How a PolarTREC Teacher Makes a HUGE impact with Polar Day John Wood Carbon Balance in Warming and Drying Tundra
A Cool Experience The News Item Kelly McCarthy, John Woods Operation IceBridge Arctic
Lourdes teacher chosen for NASA research in Arctic Kelly McCarthy Operation IceBridge Arctic
Innovative Beyond Their Years and Recognized by Forbes DJ Kast Microbial Changes in Arctic Freshwater 2016
USC Rossier PolarTREC article about DJ Kast DJ Kast Microbial Changes in Arctic Freshwater 2016