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The Environment, Safety and Health Section manages and oversees the environmental, safety, and health aspects of research and operations conducted in polar regions.

Survival training for teachers participating in TREC

"Learn To Return" survival training for the 2005 TREC teachers, Fairbanks, Alaska. (Photo by John Sode, TREC 2005, Courtesy of ARCUS)

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McMurdo Fire Department conducts a safety drill.

The Antarctic Fire Department responds to a staged fuel spill, simulated by pouring water out of a truck’s tank, as the result of a vehicle accident during an emergency response exercise. All three U.S. Antarctic stations participate in simulated catastrophe drills. (NSF/USAP photo by Emily Stone, Raytheon Polar Services)

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