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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
Middle school teacher brings arctic research to the classroom The Mount Magazine - Mount St.Mary's College Cristina Solis Microbial Activity in Thawing Arctic Permafrost 2012
Race Is On to Find Life Under Antarctic Ice National Geographic News Mike LeBaron, Ross Powell, Susan Kelly Antarctic Sub Glacial Lake and Stream Studies
Teacher Heads South for PENGUIn and Penguins AAAS Science NetLinks Tim Spuck Space Weather Monitoring on the Antarctic Plateau 2013
Gaston teacher bound for South Pole adventure Liz Ratliff
NIU Professors From Suburbs Studying What Lies Beneath Antarctic Ice Shelf The Daily Herald Mike LeBaron, Ross Powell Antarctic Sub Glacial Lake and Stream Studies
WISSARD in the Antarctic News Antarctic Sun Mike LeBaron, Ross Powell, Susan Kelly Antarctic Sub Glacial Lake and Stream Studies
Teacher Bringing South Pole to Classroom The Gaston Gazette Liz Ratliff IceCube In Ice Antarctic Telescope 2012
Oil City teacher presents on trip to Greenland The Derrick / The News-Herald Tim Spuck, Michael Studinger Airborne Survey of Polar Ice
Saint Mark school teacher brings Costa Rica back to the classroom Sun Sentinel/Boyton Forum Elizabeth Eubanks, Steven Oberbauer Arctic Tundra Dynamics 08
Teacher Takes Scientific Expedition to Antarctica Mooresville Weekly Ross Powell, Mike LeBaron Antarctic Sub Glacial Lake and Stream Studies
Mr Lebaron's Upcoming Trip to Antarctica The Lake Norman Script Mike LeBaron, Ross Powell Antarctic Sub Glacial Lake and Stream Studies
Macon County teacher featured in Macon County Schools Newsletter Makin News Susan Steiner Tundra Nutrient Seasonality
Motion capture: Scientists track seals through winter to learn about ecology and oceanography The Antarctic Sun: News About Antarctica Alex Eilers, Jennifer Burns, Daniel Costa, Eileen Hofmann Weddell Seals in the Ross Sea
Just like real scientists — high school teacher Paula Dell at the bottom of the world Aurora Magazine Online Edition Kristin OBrien, Bruce Sidell, Lisa Crockett Biology of Antarctic Fishes
Polar Express, Expedition puts teacher on top of the world Western Carolina Magazine Tundra Nutrient Seasonality
Field Notes: Dan Costa in Antarctica Quest Nortern California Alex Eilers, Daniel Costa, Jennifer Burns, Eileen Hofmann Weddell Seals in the Ross Sea
Massillon Native, Teacher to Explore Chukchi Sea The Independent Online Deanna Wheeler, Lee Cooper Ecosystem Study of the Chukchi Shoal
Parks Teacher to Embark on an Arctic Journey for the 2nd Time Southern Maryland News Deanna Wheeler, Lee Cooper, Jacqueline Grebmeier Ecosystem Study of the Chukchi Shoal
Parks Teacher to Embark on an Arctic Journey for the Second Time The Baynet Lee Cooper, Deanna Wheeler Ecosystem Study of the Chukchi Shoal
Destination: North Pole for Torrance Teacher The Daily Breeze Cristina Solis, Elliot Friedman Microbial Activity in Thawing Arctic Permafrost 2012
Embedded Educators: Teacher Research Experience in Greenland with Operation IceBridge NASA - Online Feature Tim Spuck, Michael Studinger Airborne Survey of Polar Ice
Winthrop Graduate Student to Spend Summer in Arctic Circle Winthrop University News & Events Nick LaFave, Amanda Koltz Predatory Spiders in the Arctic Food Web
Teacher Nick LaFave spends summer researching wolf spiders in the Arctic Gaston Gazette Nick LaFave, Amanda Koltz Predatory Spiders in the Arctic Food Web
Clover High teacher treks to the Arctic Circle for spider research Herald Online Nick LaFave, Amanda Koltz Predatory Spiders in the Arctic Food Web
Bartlett woman assists Antarctic research team The Bartlett Express Alex Eilers, Jennifer Burns Weddell Seals in the Ross Sea