PolarConnect Event with teacher DJ Kast and researchers Drs. Byron Crump and George Kling with the Microbial Changes in Arctic Freshwater 2016 project. This event was live from Toolik Field Station in Alaska.
Students Emily Guinan, Aislinn Lavoie, and Katrina Ybanez presented their experience as students of a teacher reearch experience (SoTREs) with Elizabeth Eubanks at the 2014 American Geophysical Union Ocean Sciences Meeting in Hawaii.
The module gives a brief introduction to the physical features and processes of the Arctic region and highlights the significant factors that influence those features and processes. Though focusing on northern flora and fauna, this module gives insight into extreme biological processes and some concepts are applicable to Antarctica as well. Developed by Bruce Forbes and Steve Young for the