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Sutherland Joins OPP as Program Director for Oceans and Atmospheric Sciences Sutherland Joins OPP as Program Director for Oceans and Atmospheric Sciences
Tuesday November 24, 2020

Dr. Dave Sutherland has joined OPP's Antarctic Sciences section as the new Program Director for Oceans and Atmospheric Sciences. A large part of his research over the past decade has been examining ice-ocean interactions near with marine-terminating glaciers, including systems in Greenland, southeast Alaska, and the western Antarctic Peninsula.
The Antarctica Week Festival 2020 Starts November 20th The Antarctica Week Festival 2020 Starts November 20th
Sunday November 22, 2020

International Thwaites Glacier Collaboration (ITGC) participants share their experiences living and working in Antarctica! Talks are targeted towards school-aged kids from ages 5 - 12+.

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