Polar Center Launched - Penn State University

Date: 
4 April 2013

Polar Center Launched
Penn State University

Polar Day Event: Saturday, 6 April 2013

For further information, please go to:
http://www.polar.psu.edu

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Penn State University and the Penn State Institutes of Energy and the
Environment are pleased to announce the establishment of the Polar
Center at Penn State. The Polar Center will foster creative,
groundbreaking, and synergistic collaboration by catalyzing exchange
among members with a unique breadth of expertise at Penn State,
representing the life, physical, and social sciences.

To launch the Polar Center, Penn State will host its first annual Polar
Day on Saturday, 6 April 2013. The day will feature a series of free
public events at the Penn State campus in University Park, Pennsylvania,
beginning with a talk by Ian Stirling (University of Alberta) on polar
bears and climate change, followed by a presentation by poet and arctic
traveller Elizabeth Bradfield, and wrapping up with a demonstration of a
submersible remotely operated vehicle used in sub-ice research and
exploration by pilot Buzz Scott of Oceanswide.

For the complete Polar Day announcement and schedule of events, please
go to: http://science.psu.edu/news-and-events/2013-news/PolarDay3-2013.

More information about the Polar Center's mission and its members,
research, and outreach, is available at: http://www.polar.psu.edu.

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