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Nominations for the Office of Polar Programs Advisory Committee

January 3, 2022

The Advisory Committee for the Office of Polar Programs (AC-OPP) is seeking nominations for six new members. The AC-OPP meets twice per year and serves an important liaison role between NSF and the scientific community, providing advice and recommendations concerning polar research, education, infrastructure, logistics, and related activities.

If you would like to nominate a colleague, or yourself, please fill out the nomination form

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