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NOAA's Arctic Theme Page Offers Topical Essays from the Experts

2/29/2008 The collection of more than 20 illustrated essays addresses topics ranging from "why and how" scientists study Arctic climate change to the changes indigenous peoples are observing in the state of sea ice to "what's happening to polar bears." More

University of Alaska Fairbanks Professor Creates IPY Musical Composition: Download the Ringtone

2/27/2008 What started as a quick idea to spice up an IPY event developed into a full-length musical composition in celebration of polar science. Now you can download a ringtone based on "Polar Fanfare." More

Kansas Governor Proclaims Polar Education and Research Day

2/20/2008 Gov. Kathleen Sebelius has proclaimed Feb. 27, 2008 Polar Education and Research Day in the Sunflower State, citing the University of Kansas’ efforts to educate students and the public about the polar regions. More

University of Delaware Honors First Man to Captain a Ship to the Polar Limits of the World’s Oceans

2/11/2008 Capt. Lawson Brigham, who sailed to the polar limits of the global ocean from Antarctica to the North Pole, signed the American Geographical Society's Fliers' and Explorers' Globe on Feb. 12, 2008. More