WPLG Local News covers teacher Adeena Teres who received a Proclamation for participating in Operation IceBridge. The proclamation was given at her school in front of one of her classes by Commissioner Michael Udine and June 2, 2017 was designated "Adeena Teres Day".
Working with a PolarTREC research team headed by Christine Urbanowicz, Dr. Schoeffler will study plants and pollinating insects in Greenland. The expedition will focus on consequences of climate change in the Arctic. The public can follow Schoeffler's journey and research via www.polartrec.com/expeditions.
This mini exhibit explores the science behind climate change and introduces current climate change research to the public. Panels cover the topics of changing climate, ocean acidification and sea level rise, giving examples of how data is collected and current research in these fields. The exhibit also provides websites for further exploring climate change impacts.