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Fricker, collaborators discuss Antarctica in "The Conversation"

Helen Fricker, graduate student Susheel Adusumilli and former IGPP graduate students Fernando Paolo and Matthew Siegfriend join "The Conversation" to discuss the accelerating melt rate of Antarctic ice shelves, the compounding global problems that will arise as this melting continues its trajectory, and the vital role satellites play to track the balance of ice flows and melting. For more information, click here.

Fricker, polar researchers present the future in Nature

The year is 2070, Antarctica has not what it was 50 years ago.  Helen Fricker and her colleages present scenarios of Antarcitca's future in the 14 June 2018 Nature article "Choosing the future of Antarctica." The aritcle presents continental and global outcomes from the options presented: "ambitious action" to halt enviromental impacts/greenhouse gas emission vs. a continued path of public disinterest and environmental diffidence.

Davis shares HPWREN installation stories of rattlesnakes and AR15s with Spiceworks

IGPP's Geoff Davis shares, with Spiceworks, his experieces with snake chaps, poorly defined public easements (and armed land owners), protecting hardware from moisture damage in the desert, and much more as the technical lead for HPWREN.

Kilb visits Fox 5 in the morning to share science camp

Slime Time! 

FOX 5 San Diego offered a preview of the Sally Ride Science Junior Academy (https://sallyridescience.ucsd.edu/junior-academy/), which is now registering students for hands-on summer classes.

Kilb speaks at UC San Diego's Women’s Conference

Dr. Debi Kilb represented Scripps and IGPP at the UC San Diego Women’s Conference for International Women’s Day.  Kilb spoke about bridging the gender gap and what UC San Diego and Scripps are doing to promote STEAM education.

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