The USAP web portal is the official site for the United States Antarctic Program, which is managed by the National Science Foundation's Office of Polar Programs. Leidos is contracted by the NSF to support the USAP, and act as curator of the USAP web portal. You may link to www.usap.gov at no cost; however, if you link to the site, you are obligated to follow certain guidelines:
Logos and Graphics
When providing a link to the USAP web portal, you are encouraged to use the USAP logo (see below). All graphics on the web portal are free to the public; however, the National Science Foundation as well as the photographer must be credited.
To use the USAP logo on your web site:
- Place your mouse over the image to the left, or click the image to open a larger version.
- Right-click on the image.
- Choose Save picture as....
- Select a location on your device and click the Save button.
If you use text to describe the USAP web portal, please use the following:
Short Description of the USAP Web Portal
The USAP web portal (www.usap.gov) is the official site for the United States Antarctic Program.
Long Description of the USAP Web Portal
The USAP web portal (www.usap.gov) is the official site for the United States Antarctic Program. The site provides an abundance of information about the U.S. presence in Antarctica, including the mission of the program, science discoveries, recent news, and facts about the continent.
Using Text from the USAP Portal
If you copy and reproduce any text from the USAP web portal, you are required to follow copyright laws as defined in the 1976 Copyright Act .
For more information on what to expect from the USAP web portal, and what we expect from our users, see our Policies page.