Polar Town Halls 

Beginning February 4th, 2021

Please join us in February for a three-part series of mini Polar Center Town Halls!

Town hall Zoom link (every event): https://ucsd.zoom.us/j/95658735322

For more information, join the Polar Listserv!


Thursday, February 4, 2:00 - 3:30 pm 

Research Updates: lightning talks highlighting polar research at Scripps 

Recorded lightning talks available here! 


Thursday, February 11, 2:00 - 3:30 pm 

Polar Center Discussion: fostering more equitable polar science (Student Organized Event) 

Thursday, February 25, 2:00 - 3:30 pm 

Discussion/Synthesis/Looking Forward: improving interaction within the Polar Center while also being cognizant of EDI

Polar Hour

For the 2020-2021 year, the Polar Center is changing the format of the Polar Seminar! We are hosting classic seminars interspersed with informal discussions to foster connections and collaboration across disciplines of polar science.

To receive regular announcements and Zoom registration links, please sign up to the Polar listserv. 

Interested in presenting? Any other questions? Contact Monica Nelson

Upcoming seminars:

Thursday March 4th, 2:00 PM - Priscilla Wehi: Transforming Antarctic Research and Management with Indigenous Perspectives

Past Seminars:

Melisa Diaz (January 21 2021)

Mark Carey (January 14 2021)

Jamin Greenbaum (January 7 2021)

Amanda Lynch (December 3 2020)

Bi-annual Town Halls

Inaugural Event: 24 January 2019
More than 60 faculty, students and researchers attended

Upcoming: February 5-18, 2021

International Glaciological Society International Symposium

Scripps Polar Center will host the symposium's Interactions of Ice Sheets and Glaciers with the Ocean meeting every five years.

West Antarctic Ice Sheet Meeting

October 2019
Camp Cedar Glen

Journal Clubs

Bringing scientists and students together
to discuss new research papers

Monthly informal discussions

Starting Fall 2019