Early Career Researcher Resources

CryoCommunity Resource Map

Includes resources for the cryosphere community related to: teaching, fieldwork, community-building, glacier names, applications and hiring, funding, professional development, core work resources, making presentations accessible.  

Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in Geosciences Resources Page

While the AAPI in Geosciences page is still under construction with its own resources, it directs people towards excellent resources hosted on other sites. 

Polar Geospatial Center (PGC)

The PGC provides free geospatial support (high-resolution data, mapping, remote sensing solutions) to U.S. polar scientists and logistics personnel funded by the National Science Foundation's Office of Polar Programs and NASA Cryosphere Program. 

Graduate School Application Station

Acts as a one stop shop for navigating the grad school application process. The GeoGradApp provides you with some tips and tricks for applying to graduate school in the Geosciences in the United States. 

Unlearning Racism in Geosciences (URGE) Session Recordings

Unlearning Racism in Geoscience (URGE, urgeoscience.org) coordinated learning and action across in the geoscience community, for groups of people organized in pods beginning in 2020, to bolster knowledge of the effects of racism on the participation and retention of People of Color in the discipline. The URGE website remains a repository of information and lessons to foster learning and change within the geosciences community, helpful to those even beyond the original participants in the program. 

GROW: Geoscience Resources on Opportunities in the Workforce

"A collection of non-academic career resources for geoscience students, mentors, and departments. Use this tool to discover career pathways, explore occupations, view career profiles, and learn how to find a geoscience position that fits your skills and interests."

Polar Rock Repository Database

An OSU-based repository providing Antarctic terrestrial samples, dredges, images and data for research and education. 

Online Toolkit - ARIS Broader Impacts Toolkit

"The resources and tools on this site are designed to help Researchers and BI Professionals develop projects and partnerships that will satisfy the Broader Impact requirement of National Science Foundation (NSF) proposals, and help you fulfill your interest in communicating your science."

Palmer LTER Education and Outreach

"The Palmer LTER (Long-Term Ecological Research) team brings Antarctica to classrooms across the country through live video teleconferences (VTCs), data-rich programs, ask-a-scientist  events, and more.  Explore our resources and opportunities to find the perfect fit for your students!"


Polar STEAM offers facilitated collaborations with educators, artists, and writers to support broader impacts work related to polar research.  Annual cohorts also include mentorship and guidance on building your broader impacts toolkit.

Polar Data Accessibility Webinar November 2022

PSECCO Webinar

Are you a polar scientist wanting to learn more about where you can find and access polar data to use in your research or teaching? Learn about where you can find and how you can access Antarctic and Arctic data in this Polar Data Accessibility Webinar taking place on Thursday, November 10th from 11am to 12pm MST. The webinar will feature short overviews of data resources from: