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Event ended Congressional Hearing
Joint Hearing on International Polar Year

About this event

The Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation and the Committee on Foreign Relations hold a joint hearing on International Polar Year. Witnesses include Dr. Arden Bement, Jr., Director, National Science Foundation; Vice Admiral Robert Papp, Chief of Staff, United States Coast Guard; Dr. Robin Bell, Research Scientist, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University; Dr. Alan Parkinson, Deputy Director, Arctic Investigation Program Centers for Disease, Control and Prevention; and Dr. Thomas Armstrong, Earth Surface Dynamics Program Coordinator, United States Geological Survey.