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Live Event with Polar Bear Research Team in the ArcticWritten by Melissa Deets
Celebrate the International Polar Week and join us for a real-time live event with PolarTREC teacher, Cristina Galvan and the University of Wyoming scientists led by Dr. Merav Ben-David. The team is currently studying polar bear response to sea ice loss in the Arctic Ocean.
This event is free, open to the public, and hosted by ARCUS through the PolarTREC program. Participants will have a chance to ask questions and chat with others during the presentation.
Universidad de Magallanes celebrates Polar Week!Written by Melissa Deets
Professor Alfredo Soto Ortega of the Universidad de Magallanes and his students kicked off Polar Week in a cultural credit class by exploring the history of Antarctica. The university will be hosting activities all week. For more information on their events please visit the APECS worldwide lecture series website.
New study points to recent Arctic warmingWritten by Stefan Geens
Participate in a Live Event celebrating Earth Sciences Week (October 5-9, 2009)!Written by Melissa Deets
Live Event Information:
Topic: "How We Know What We Know: Looking at Climate Change Through Polar Science"
Friday 16 October 2009 - 9 am Alaska Daylight Time (7 am HST, 10 am PDT, 11 pm MDT, 12 pm CDT, 1 pm EDT)
Join us for this special live event celebrating Earth Science Week, with polar researchers and teachers Julie Brigham-Grette, Ross Powell, and Tim Martin.
Double Honors for African-American Antarctic Explorer George W. Gibbs Jr.Written by Stefan Geens
Facts and colonial fictions: Narratives about the Sami in 19th-century Swedish natural scienceWritten by Stefan Geens
The Unique and Historic Polar Medal to Commander Frank WildWritten by Stefan Geens
IPY in BrazilWritten by David Carlson
IPY Poster for Education Conference in Brazil
We know that many partners represent IPY in events around the world. Our partner, Miriam Almeida, produced an informative poster for an education conference in Brazil. Even if you don't read Portuguese, you will get a sense of the activities and energy and you can enjoy the pictures. Download the poster, below.