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Unlocking Climate Mysteries and Engaging Students from Harlem to Antarctica

11/24/2008 Middle-school science teacher Shakira Brown, a teacher at New York's Harlem Children's Zone Promise Academy, spent several months working with scientists in Antarctica and communciating with students in the U.S. More

NOAA Scientist to Receive Grande Medaille from French Academy for Work on Antarctic Ozone Hole, IPCC Report

11/21/2008 For her scientific achievements, including pioneering research that helped explain the cause of the ozone hole, NOAA Senior Scientist Susan Solomon will receive the Grande Medaille from the Institute of France’s Academy of Sciences. More

Today Show Returns to "The Ends of the Earth", Interviews Diver and Researcher who uses Underwater Robots to Explore Antarctica

11/18/2008 Meredith Vieira interviews NSF-funded researcher Stacy Kim, who uses custom-built robots to explore the icy waters of McMurdo Sound. See the interview and underwater footage. More

Scientific American Features AGAP Researcher's "Dispatches from the Bottom of the World"

11/18/2008 Robin Bell, of Columbia University's Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, is the NSF-funded co-leader of multi-national expedition to explore the mysterious Gamburtsev Mountains. Follow her journey. More