EVENT: Office of Polar Programs Antarctic Sciences Section Virtual Office Hours
All USAP participants - including current awardees, pending proposers, and future proposers - are welcome to attend.
Chat Live with Scientists in Antarctica!
Join ecologist Kim Bernard & her team live from Palmer Station, Antarctica for a live #WorldKrillDay event.
Event: Chat live with researchers aboard an Antarctic icebreaker
Join oceanographer Oscar Schofield as he chats with researchers aboard the Nathaniel B. Palmer as they study the marine ecosystems of the West Antarctic Peninsula.
Event: Chat live with marine biologists in Antarctica
Join marine biologist Amy Moran and her team live from McMurdo Station, Antarctica as they conduct research in the coldest ocean water on the planet!
Event: Antarctic Biorepository Workshop and Survey
Do you have a biological collection from Antarctica? Do you think one would be helpful? Organizers for an upcoming workshop want to know!
EVENT: February 16, Virtual Industry Day for Operations and Science Support to the United States Antarctic Program
The United States Antarctic Program encompasses all U.S. scientific research and related logistics in Antarctica and aboard ships in the Southern Ocean. The program's world class science relies on seamless integration between operations and research support. NSF is beginning acquisition planning for a follow-on to the current Antarctic Support Contract, and wants to hear from interested parties at a Virtual Industry Day.
The Antarctica Week Festival 2020 Starts November 20th
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+.
United States Antarctic Program Data Center (USAP-DC) Webinar: November 11
The United States Antarctic Program Data Center (USAP-DC) will hold a webinar on November 11 at 3:00 PM EST to provide an overview of services offered and an introduction to the website.
EVENT: OPP Virtual Office Hours for Information Regarding NSF's Current Operations
The Antarctic Sciences (ANT) and Antarctic Infrastructure and Logistics (AIL) Sections in the Office of Polar Programs (OPP) will be hosting virtual office hours this week to share information with the academic community regarding NSF's current operations.
Hear From OPP-funded Antarctic Scientists Aboard the R/V Laurence M. Gould
The Inner Space Center (ISC), located at the University of Rhode Island Graduate School of Oceanography, is a one-of-a-kind national facility that supports live ocean exploration through telepresence technology. At 7:00 pm Eastern on Monday, October 28, ISC will hold a Facebook Live event with researchers aboard the R/V Laurence M. Gould, one of two vessels chartered by the NSF-managed U.S. Antarctic Program.
AGU D.C.: Pose Questions to OPP Staff About Antarctic Infrastructure Modernization for Science
Stephanie Short, who heads OPP's Antarctic Infrastructure and Logistics (AIL) Section, and Ben Roth, AIL facilities engineering projects manager, will be available on Wednesday December 12 from 11am - 2pm at the annual meeting of the American Geophysical Union to discuss, and answer questions, about the Antarctic Infrastructure Modernization for Science (AIMS) project.
USAP Prime Contractor to Hold 'Industry Days' Conferences for Upcoming Antarctic Infrastructure Modernization for Science (AIMS) Projects
Leidos Innovations Corporation (Leidos), who provides logistical support to the National Science Foundation (NSF) managed U.S. Antarctic Program, is holding two upcoming "industry days". Leidos is encouraging prime and lower-tier subcontractors who are interesting in learning more about projects and acquisition under the Antarctic Infrastructure Modernization for Science (AIMS) program, to attend the upcoming conferences.
UNOLS Hosts February Workshop on New Polar Research Vessel Development
A workshop has been scheduled in February 2011 to discuss new polar research vessel development .