Counting Emperor Penguins
Using satellite imagery, PGC researchers mapped colonies of the iconic bird. Learn More »
What can the PGC do for your current research project? If you are newly funded or want to start utilizing GIS & mapping in your research, we can help. Find out how
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Where we study
The coldest, highest, driest place on Earth. PGC research helps us understand the extreme geography and climate of the continent on the bottom of the globe.
It's not all about Santa Claus. Meet a dynamic region of fast-moving glaciers, permafrost and sea ice.
Why research the polar regions? Because what PGC and collaborators investigate has unique potential to answer important scientific questions. Learn More
The PGC hosted the National Science Foundation Workshop on Cyberinfrastructure for Polar Sciences from September 10-12, 2013. Click further for workshop objectives, presentations, and archived video streams.
Main Page Workshop Summary Final Report
Help us count Weddell Seals in Antarctica! Using high-resolution satellite imagery, researchers can study the population of the Weddell Seal. We have created a tutorial for students to use the same techniques researchers are using.
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The PGC Imagery Viewer web applications showcase polar satellite imagery. An account is required to view licensed layers, including the high-resolution imagery mosaics.
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