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CPS is pleased to announce the hiring of Anna Schemper as the new Science Project Manager, succeeding Faustine Bernadac who has accepted another job within CPS. She will work with Science Project Manager Josh Bacon on Barrow projects. Anna is a Geographic Information Specialist by training and for the past five years has used this expertise supporting missions for the United Nations. She and her husband have lived in Nuuk,...

Dylan Suvlu has joined the UMIAQ staff and will be the primary contact for cargo sent to Barrow for NSF projects.  He will be working closely with the other support team members in Barrow to ensure that your equipment is tracked and received properly.  Please email him at dsuvlu@gmail.com with details of your shipments including carrier, tracking number, description of items, special handling, and expected arrival date.    Dylan is a Barrow native and...

UMIAQ has hired Karl Newyear (Chief Scientist) and Chelsea Stephens (Lab Manager) who will comprise the Science Team focused on laboratory issues through the summer research season. Their expertise will complement the Field Logistics Team which has been providing excellent support since January to NSF-funded researchers. Karl and Chelsea have an office in the BARC building and will be working closely with CPS Logistics Managers Faustine Bernadac and Josh Bacon...

[caption id="attachment_308" align="alignnone" width="500" caption="Preparing a January sea-ice camp. Photo: Faustine Bernadac"][/caption] CH2M HILL Polar Services (CPS) will hold several two-day Arctic Field Risk Awareness Training courses this spring, one each at the following locations: March 12 and 13- Boulder/Westminster, Colorado March 26 and 27- Hanover, New Hampshire April 30- May 1- Fairbanks, Alaska We invite principal investigators and members of their field teams and/or potential field staff to participate. The course is free of...