The Polar Science Center includes 20 Principal Investigators, 7 research staff members, and a varying number of post-doctoral research associates, graduate and undergraduate research assistants.The department is supported by its own Administrative staff as well as shared services provided by the Applied Physics Lab.


The Polar Science Center is a group of dedicated investigators conducting interdisciplinary research on the oceanography, climatology, meteorology, biology and ecology of the ice-covered regions on Earth and elsewhere in the solar system. Learn more »