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CH2M Hill Polar Services (CPS) and UMIAQ are fully committed to safe field operations for our project clients.  Our staff includes lifelong Barrow residents and subsistence hunters who are extremely knowledgeable about the local weather and sea ice conditions, wildlife behavior, and specialized vehicle operation.  We can provide Bear Guards and Ice Guides for your project as appropriate or provide on-site training.  CPS / UMIAQ does not issue firearms to researchers...

[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...