Research Highlights

  • Polar Science Weekend is now called Climate Change // Curiosity Expo!

    Investigate the impacts that climate change has on the Earth, including the polar regions. Dive into this pressing topic through hands-on activities, live science shows, and more.

    February 28–March 1, 2020

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  • Rigor at equipment test site

    Sensor-Rich Buoys in the Arctic Ocean

    When doing research in the Arctic the elements are big challenge not just for the humans working there but also for the instruments used to collect data. Ignatius Rigor has set up a testing site outside of Barrow, Alaska to monitor an array of instruments and test their reliability and accuracy. Watch the video to learn more about the project.

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  • A New Unified Sea Ice Thickness Climate Data Record

    This new data set is a concerted effort to collect as many observations of sea ice thickness as possible in one place with consistent formats and with clear and abundant documentation. It will allow the community to better utilize what is now a considerable body of observations from moorings, submarines, aircraft, and satellites.

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