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The Polaris Project


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Description:
The Polaris Project brings students to the Arctic to study the effects of climate change first-hand. During the two-week intensive field expedition to the Yukon Kuskokwim Delta, Alaska, students conduct cutting-edge investigations that advance scientific understanding of the changing Arctic. The field expedition is followed by two weeks of analysis and synthesis at Woods Hole Research Center. The research opportunities are fully funded and provide a stipend. More information and application instructions can be found here: www.thepolarisproject.org/2018-application-available/
upcoming deadlineaccepts non-us citizens

Application Deadline: 1/15/2018

Program Dates: 6/27/2018 - 7/30/2018

Participating Institution(s):
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Woods Hole Research Center (Lead)

Program Materials:
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This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Atmospheric Sciences
Biology
Crop & Soil Sciences
Ecology & Evolution
Environmental Sciences
Forestry
Geological Sciences
Hydrology
Plant Sciences
Sustainability

Keywords:
Aquatic Systems
Arctic Research
Climate Change
Ecosystem Science
Environmental Biology
Freshwater Biology
Global Change
Plant Ecology
Soil Science

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This program is funded by:
National Science Foundation (NSF)


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