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.

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Interested in presenting? Any other questions? Contact Monica Nelson

Upcoming seminars (weekly on Thursday, 2:00 PM):

April 22nd - Alex Hager - Ice-ocean interactions and fjord circulation

April 29th - Delphine Lazunnel - Sea ice biogeochemistry

May 6th - Cheryl Peach - Undergraduate mentorship training 

May 13th - Bob Kopp - Ice sheet change, sea level change, and public policy

May 20th - Ellyn Enderyn - Glaciology, ice-ocean interactions, and remote sensing in polar/alpine regions

May 27th - J.P. Balmonte - Microbial adaptation to and functionality in extreme cold and high pressure environments

Jun 3rd - Lianna Nixon - Photography and storytelling in polar regions


Past Seminars:

Priscilla Wehi (March 4 2021)

Melisa Diaz (January 21 2021)

Mark Carey (January 14 2021)

Jamin Greenbaum (January 7 2021)

Bi-annual Town Halls

Town Halls held 24th January 2019, 5-18th February 2021.
See more on the Town Halls page!

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

Picture a Scientist

Community screening of the documentary film Picture a Scientist held from March 20th-24th.