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If you have inquiries about information or a news story related to Antarctica, contact the following:

Terri Edillon, NSF

Media Contact
Cassandra Eichner, NSF

NSF Office of Polar
Programs Communications,

The Antarctic Sun

2024-2025 Antarctic Media Visits

NSF and USAP will not be accepting applications or holding media visits for the 2024-25 season:

Any updates to this decision will be posted to the NSF Office of Polar Programs Announcements page:

NSF Office of Polar Programs (OPP)
See what the U.S. National Science Foundation is reporting about Antarctica, and find out how to subscribe to new press releases.

NSF Polar Programs News Releases
View the most recent news releases, including Antarctic science news.

Significant U.S. Science Discoveries from Antarctica
Read about the many notable scientific discoveries made by USAP researchers.

The Antarctic Sun Newspaper
Why do people go to Antarctica, and what do they do there? Read the USAP's newspaper to find out about U.S. Antarctic communities.

Video Clips, Maps and Images
USAP Participants continually document Antarctica through various multimedia. Take a look at the USAP web cams, ice-breaking ships, Dinosaurs on Ice, satellite images, and more.

USAP Logo and Usage Standards
For information on linking to the USAP website, using USAP logos, and copyright information.

News and Announcements

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JOB OPPORTUNITY: U.S. Antarctic Program Ombudsperson JOB OPPORTUNITY: U.S. Antarctic Program Ombudsperson
Office of Polar Programs News
Thursday July 11, 2024

The U.S. National Science Foundation's Office of Polar Programs is seeking a qualified individual to join the Antarctic Infrastructure and Logistics (AIL) Section as Program Liaison, U.S. Antarctic Program (USAP) Ombudsperson.

Midwinter is Celebrated Across Antarctica Midwinter is Celebrated Across Antarctica
USAP Headlines
Thursday June 27, 2024

First celebrated in 1898 by the crew of the Belgian Antarctic Expedition, Midwinter's Day is tradition recognized by each of the 40 research stations that remain operational through the winter.

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