Harassment in the Field
1Robin Bell, 2Dawn Sumner, 3Tracy Sheeley, 4Lisa Rom, 5Meredith Nash
1Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory,
3CPS Polar Services,
4NSF Division of Ocean Sciences and Education Liaison for the Office of Polar Programs,
5University of Tasmania
The webinar on harassment in the field was be a panel discussion on changes to field logistics in the context of the #MeToo movement and recent allegations of harassment in the McMurdo Dry Valleys focusing on what to do as a member of a field team or a team leader if you witness harassment, helpful best practices to avoid it in the first place, and systemic changes needed within polar science organizations.