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Director of NSF's Office of Polar Programs Reflects on IPY and International Cooperation at the Poles

6/19/2009 In a pair of interviews with the International Polar Foundation, Karl A. Erb, director of the National Science Foundation's Office of Polar Programs (OPP) discusses a range of topics related to IPY and U.S. polar research. More

New NSF-Funded, University of Colorado Research shows 53-million-year-old Arctic Mammals Wintered in Darkness

6/1/2009 Ancestors of tapirs and ancient cousins of rhinos living above the Arctic Circle 53 million years ago endured six months of darkness each year in a far milder climate than today, according to a researcher at the University of Colorado at Boulder. More