Talk of Alaska: International Polar Year (Polarpalooza!)

Scientists will be all over the Arctic this summer — partly because of last year’s record withdrawl of sea ice and partly because it’s the International Polar Year (IPY). This week, there’s even a scientific road show in Alaska, called “Polarpalooza.” Join us as we learn more about this year’s polar research.


HOST: Steve Heimel, APRN


  • John Walsh, Chief Scientist, International Arctic Research Center at University of Alaska Fairbanks
  • Live callers statewide


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LIVE Broadcast: Tuesday, May 6, 2008 at 10:00 a.m. on APRN stations statewide

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