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

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2022-2023 Antarctic Media Visits

NSF and USAP will not be accepting applications or holding media visits for the 2022-2023 season due to the COVID-19 pandemic: https://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=304891&org=OPP

Any updates to this decision will be posted to the NSF Office of Polar Programs Announcements page: https://www.nsf.gov/news/announcements.jsp?org=OPP

NSF Office of Polar Programs (OPP)
See what the 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.

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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.

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

News and Announcements

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JOB OPPORTUNITY: Physical Science Administrator (Program Director) JOB OPPORTUNITY: Physical Science Administrator (Program Director)
New Office of Polar Programs News
Monday February 26, 2024

The Antarctic Sciences Section (ANT) of the Office of Polar Programs (OPP) is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Program Director in Antarctic Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences (AOAS).

Dr. Jean Cottam Allen joins the Office of Polar Programs as Acting Director Dr. Jean Cottam Allen joins the Office of Polar Programs as Acting Director
New Office of Polar Programs News
Monday February 26, 2024

On February 26, 2024, Dr. Jean Cottam Allen joined as Acting Director for the Office of Polar Programs (OPP) within the Directorate for Geosciences (GEO).

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