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Three U.S. Antarctic Program participants enjoy their rehydrated dinners during Snowcraft Training, near McMurdo Station.
Snowcraft Training,
near McMurdo Station.

The National Science Foundation sponsors the USAP Online Learning Center for participants in the United States Antarctic Program. The site streamlines required training, provides easy access to courses, and provides training prior to deployment.  Log in to the site to begin your training …

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The saws, shovels and auger used by U.S. Antarctic Program participants during a two-day Snowcraft Training class near McMurdo Station, Antarctica.
Tools used for
Snowcraft Training
class near McMurdo
Station, Antarctica.

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Firefighters at McMurdo Station demonstrate firefighting techniques to the McMurdo community during a 2002 expo.
Firefighters at
McMurdo Station
demonstrate firefighting
techniques to the
community.

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National Science Foundation Course Sponsors

The following NSF officials sponsor the associated Online Learning Center courses:

Patrick Smith: Information Security Awareness Training
Polly Penhale: Protecting Antarctica's Environment

 

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Curator: Jeffrey Scharf, Antarctic Support Contract   |   NSF Official: Patrick Smith/Alexandra Isern, Division of Polar Programs