US-French Polar Collaboration Letter signed
July 6, 2010
On Friday, June 25, 2010, NSF and the French Ministry of Higher Education and Research signed a Letter of Intent to expand access to each other's research infrastructure in polar and near-polar regions for collaborative research projects. The cooperation will be focused on both the Arctic and Antarctic regions and will be led by NSF's Office of Polar Programs (OPP) and the French organizations Institut Polaire Français Paul Emile Victor and Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique. The Letter was signed by Karl Erb, Director of OPP, for the NSF Acting Director, and Valérie Pécresse, French Minister for Higher Education and Research.
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