This PolarConnect event was with PolarTREC Teacher Tina Sander and researcher Stacy Kim who are conducting research on the Antarctic seafloor using divers and an underwater robot. This is the first of three PolarConnect events this team will conduct.
PolarTREC teacher, Brandon Gillette is with a team of researchers from CReSIS and Penn State University studying the West Antarctic Ice Sheet, Antarctica. About 60 participants took part in the Live from IPY event.
In celebration of the International Polar Day and ice sheet themed Live from IPY event was held with ice sheet researchers from around the world, including some who called in from traverses presently crossing Antarctica. Due to technical difficulties, there is no audio on the Wimba archive. Audio will is separately accessible for the event.