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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
Pink Palace Museum staffer reports on Antarctic research project The Commercial Appeal Alex Eilers, Jennifer Burns Weddell Seals in the Ross Sea
Timelines in Timber: Inside a Tree-Ring Laboratory Timelines in Timber: Inside a Tree-Ring Laboratory Susy Ellison, Kevin Anchukaitis Forest Response to Arctic Environmental Change
Sealed Away- Memphis Flyer The Memphis Flyer Alex Eilers, Jennifer Burns Weddell Seals in the Ross Sea
An Educational Adventure with teacher Nell Herrmann Town and Gown Nell Herrmann, Charles Amsler Seafloor Organisms and Changing Ocean Conditions in Antarctic
Students Take Their Education Global The Wanderer Amber Lancaster, Maria Vernet, Tim Spuck, Michael Studinger Impacts of the Larsen Ice Shelf System on the Weddell Sea
Summer on the Tundra: Steiner to Study Arctic Biology in Alaska The Franklin Press Susan Steiner, Michael Weintraub Tundra Nutrient Seasonality
NSF Press Release - Even in Winter, Life Persist in Arctic Seas National Science Foundation (NSF) News Chantelle Rose, Carin Ashjian Winter Sampling
Alexander Dawson teacher Melissa Barker to help with Arctic research Boulder Daily Camera Melissa Barker, Tamara Harms Nutrient Transport in Arctic Watersheds
Teacher Nell Herrmann Leaving for Antarctica Centre Daily Times Nell Herrmann, Charles Amsler Seafloor Organisms and Changing Ocean Conditions in Antarctic
More Antarctic Adventures with Pink Palace’s Alex Eilers Memphis Connect Alex Eilers, Jennifer Burns Weddell Seals in the Ross Sea
Chantelle Rose - Back from the Arctic Chantelle Rose, Carin Ashjian Winter Sampling
Pink Palace Educator on Antarctic Expedition Memphis Daily News Alex Eilers, Jennifer Burns Weddell Seals in the Ross Sea
Melissa Barker Heads to the Arctic - Dawson School Article Dawson School Melissa Barker, Tamara Harms, Sarah Godsey Nutrient Transport in Arctic Watersheds
STEM Education through PolarTREC Expeditions Sussex Post Stacy Kim, Adam Marsh, Michael League, Stephanie Guida, Annamarie Pasqualone Adaptations of Marine Worms in Antarctica
Pink Palace Manager of Education has landed in Antarctica! Memphis Connect Alex Eilers, Jennifer Burns Weddell Seals in the Ross Sea
Field Hospitality Nature Tim Martin, Mark Goldner, Julie Brigham-Grette Geologic Climate Research in Siberia, High Arctic Change 2011
Alex Eilers in Antarctica to Study Seals Chillicothe Times Bulletin Alex Eilers, Jennifer Burns, Daniel Costa, Eileen Hofmann Weddell Seals in the Ross Sea
Mid-South Educator on Antarctic Expedition Action News 5 - WMCTV Alex Eilers, Daniel Costa, Jennifer Burns, Eileen Hofmann Weddell Seals in the Ross Sea
Memphis Pink Palace Educator Selected to Go to Antarctica The Tennessean Alex Eilers, Jennifer Burns, Janet Warburton Weddell Seals in the Ross Sea
Chilling Studies on Weddell Seals The Commercial Appeal Alex Eilers, Jennifer Burns Weddell Seals in the Ross Sea
Bound for Antarctica Lion's Digest Nell Herrmann, Charles Amsler Seafloor Organisms and Changing Ocean Conditions in Antarctic
Pink Palace educator selected to go to Antarctica Arkansas Online Alex Eilers, Jennifer Burns, Janet Warburton Weddell Seals in the Ross Sea
Pink Palace Educator Heading to Antarctica The Commercial Appeal Alex Eilers, Jennifer Burns, Janet Warburton Weddell Seals in the Ross Sea
Ohio Teacher Explores Arctic Onboard Icebreaker KTUU.com Chantelle Rose Winter Sampling
Graham Teacher on Expedition in the Arctic - Part Four The Urbana Daily Citizen Chantelle Rose Winter Sampling