OPP virtual office hours for information regarding NSF’s current operations FAQ now available
May 29, 2020
The Antarctic Sciences (ANT) and Antarctic Infrastructure and Logistics (AIL) Sections in the Office of Polar Programs (OPP) has hosted virtual office hours to share information with the academic community regarding NSF’s current operations. These office hours have provided the opportunity for the community to ask questions, share concerns, and/or offer suggestions on how ANT/AIL can do more to address the impact of COVID-19 on researchers.
FAQs from these office hours are now available: https://www.nsf.gov/geo/opp/ant/virtualhours%20_qanda.jsp.
Please check back for future office hours, news, and updates regarding the upcoming Antarctic research season.
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