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Maj. Gen. German Has Antarctic Glacier Named After Him new item Apr 17, 2018

Maj. Gen. German Has Antarctic Glacier Named After Him

New York Air National Guard Major General Anthony P. German (right) recently was presented with an image of an Antarctic glacier that was named for him in recognition of his service to the National Science Foundation-managed U.S. Antarctic Program.


A Window Opens Into Antarctica's Frozen Ocean new item Apr 17, 2018

A Window Opens Into Antarctica's Frozen Ocean

The McMurdo Oceanographic Observatory (MOO) consists of a live-streaming HD video camera that can point and zoom in all directions, a high-definition underwater microphone, and sensors that measure basic ocean conditions such as temperature, salinity and tides.


OPP Volunteers at the USA Science & Engineering Festival Expo Apr 10, 2018

OPP Volunteers at the USA Science & Engineering Festival Expo

Office of Polar Programs volunteers helped bring a little of the polar regions to the 5th USA Science & Engineering Festival Expo.


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