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NSF polar events at the 2018 Amercian Geophysical Union conference

December 6, 2018

American Geophysical Union (AGU) Conference – Arctic Sciences Meeting

Office of Polar Programs’ Arctic Sciences Section program directors will provide an overview of staffing changes, program updates, upcoming NSF opportunities of interest to Arctic scientists, and other topics from 11AM to noon on Dec. 10 at the American Geophysical Union’s annual meeting in Washington D.C.

The brief presentation by NSF staff, with time set aside for audience questions and discussion, will be held in Duke Ellington 1 at the Cambria Hotel, Washington D.C. Convention Center (899 O Street NW, Washington, DC, 20001)

This meeting is also listed on the Arctic Research Consortium of the United States’


American Geophysical Union (AGU) Conference – Pose questions to OPP staff about Antarctic Infrastructure Modernization for Science

Stephanie Short, who heads OPP’s Antarctic Infrastructure and Logistics (AIL) Section, and Ben Roth, AIL facilities engineering projects manager, will be available on Wed. Dec. 12 from 11am – 2pm at the annual meeting of the American Geophysical Union to discuss, and answer questions, about the Antarctic Infrastructure Modernization for Science (AIMS) project.

They may be found at the OPP booth (Number 805) at the Walter E. Washington D.C. Convention Center, 801 Mt. Vernon Pl. NW, Washington, DC.

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