Association of Polar Early Career Scientists


Who's Who - Polar Acronyms

Smithsonian Institution
Founded in 1846, the Smithsonian is the world's largest museum and research complex, consisting of 19 museums and galleries, the National Zoological Park and nine research facilities. The Smithsonian Institution is home to nine research centers and numerous research programs which also look at Polar Regions. These programs include terrestrial geophysics and the remote sensing of environmental change. Other programs are dedicated to understanding the patterns and mechanisms of change in ocean environments.

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