Association of Polar Early Career Scientists



Polar Outreach Catalogue

ROAM - Research and Educational Opportunities in Antarctica for Minorities
  • Students - in general
IPY-ROAM (International Polar Year - Research and Educational Experiences in Antarctica) was a US National Science Foundation (NSF) funded grant to the University of Texas at El Paso that took 29 underrepresented minority students and teachers on a research expedition to Antarctica over the winter break 2007. The program aimed to increase the number of underrepresented minorities in the sciences, and increase public awareness about the polar regions. Participants completed research projects in terrestrial ecology, marine sciences, geosciences and tourism policy, and helped design education products to take this science into classrooms.
  • Field Course
  • Other
University of Texas El Paso, Truman State University
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Polar Science and Global Climate: An international resource for education and outreach

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