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Ohio State POLENET Researcher Safe After Plane Crash in Antarctica

12/22/2007 An Ohio State University researcher was aboard an aircraft that crashed in Antarctica earlier this week. All passengers and crew survived the failed takeoff from a field camp on the southernmost continent, according to NSF. More

Philadelphia Graduate Student Wins Big on National Game Show Thanks to IPY

12/14/2007 A University of Pennsylvania graduate student won $250,000 recently on the TV show "Jeopardy" simply by knowing what "IPY" stands for. More

What is USGS Up to Way Down South? Read Seth Davidson's Journal

12/7/2007 Seth Davidson, a USGS hydrologic technician worked in Wyoming and Montana throughout his career. He is Antarctica assisting the McMurdo Dry Valleys Long-Term Ecological Research project. Read his journals. More

Polar Discoveries: Online Newshour Web Site Offers Analysis of Polar News and Developments

12/7/2007 This site, funded by NSF and produced by the team that creates the PBS public affairs program, features news and analysis of stories about the Polar regions. More