The NSF's newest ocean-going laboratory, the R/V Sikuliaq, last week arrived in her home port of Seward, AK. As part of her welcome home, the ship was open for public tours.
The Head of PESH is responsible to the Director of PLR for the overall planning, management, and oversight of environmental, safety and health aspects of research and operations supported by NSF in polar regions.
What is the Joint Science Education Project (JSEP)? JSEP is a collaborative effort to educate and inspire the next generation of polar scientists and is authorized by the Joint Committee, a diplomatic coalition of the United States, Greenland and Denmark.
Know any adventurous, independent, world-curious natural-sciences-leaning eleventh graders? The NSF-funded Greenland field school called Joint Science and Education Program, or JSEP, is accepting applications.
Last year, Field Notes introduced you to Jasmine Saros, a lake ecologist from the University of Maine investigating if tiny freshwater diatoms can offer clues on what impact climate change may have on Arctic freshwater lake ecosystems.
Cultural anthropologists Karen Hébert and Danielle DiNovelli-Lang recently began a three-year project funded by the National Science Foundation to investigate relationships and perspectives on climate, environment and economic crisis in two of Alaska’s rural subarctic communities.
This week, world leaders met in New York for the U.N. Climate Summit to advance climate action. Concurrently, the New York Times and other media outlets published a series of stories and video about the impacts of a warming Arctic.