Who We Are
Our mission is to empower and elevate early career scientists in the Polar Sciences, support a vibrant community, provide opportunities and resources, offer skill trainings and work together towards a more just, inclusive, diverse, equitable and accessible polar science environment.
Polar Data Accessibility Webinar shares a breadth of information/data with folks and how to access it!
Access a recording of PSECCO's Polar Data Accessibility Webinar sharing information on data and how to access it from: Polar Geospatial Center (PGC), National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) Arctic Data Center, United States Antarctic Program Data Center (USAP-DC), Exchange for Local Observations and Knowledge of the Arctic (ELOKA), and QGreenland! Read More
PSECCO releases its 2022 BAJEDI Micro-grant Solicitation!
As an organization committed to working towards building an inclusive and just environment in the polar sciences, PSECCO is excited to announce the solicitation call for individuals, groups, and organizations to apply for Belonging, Accessibility, Justice, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion (BAJEDI) Micro-grants! Read More
How to help new students, researchers and faculty feel welcome in new polar spaces: a short guide to starting the academic year out right
Each year new people join our academic and non-academic polar institutions to do exciting new [or old] science, and how those people are [or are not] welcomed into our labs and institutions makes a world of a difference to whether or not folks feel a sense of belonging in these polar spaces. Each of us has an important role to play in making those transitionary times easier on folks we are welcoming into the spaces we do science in. Here's a short guide for how each of us can make people feel welcome when starting out in new polar spaces. Read More
PSECCO announces its first BAJEDI Training for polar early career scientists!
The Polar Science Early Career Community Office (PSECCO) is excited to announce the launch of our first belonging, accessibility, justice, equity, diversity and inclusion (BAJEDI) training specifically designed for polar early career scientists. This workshop will be run by the excellent folks with THRIVE Lifeline in conjunction with PSECCO. Learn more about how to regsiter Read More