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Tammy Perkins joins the Office of Polar Programs as Business Manager for the U.S. Antarctic Program Tammy Perkins joins the Office of Polar Programs as Business Manager for the U.S. Antarctic Program
Monday April 12, 2021

Ms. Perkins is a native of University Heights, Ohio. She began her federal government career as a business opportunity specialist/program analyst for the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) in the HUBZone program office. Prior to joining the National Science Foundation, Ms. Perkins worked for the Federal Systems Integration and Management Center (FEDSIM) office, a client support center, within the General Services Administration's (GSA) Office of Assisted Acquisition Services (AAS) that provides assisted acquisition services.
NOVA Explores Mt. Erebus Volcano NOVA Explores Mt. Erebus Volcano
Saturday April 10, 2021

Most people associate Antarctica with snow and ice, but perhaps the most extreme geographic feature of the continent is Mount Erebus, one of Antarctica's two active volcanoes and the southernmost active volcano on Earth.

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