United States
Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research

Michelle Pratt

Program Manager
Oregon State University
Research Interests
Polar STEAM works with NSF-funded polar researchers seeking to elevate the broader impacts of their research through education and the arts. Polar STEAM works with researchers in the field and those conducting polar research remotely. Polar STEAM seeks to broaden reach and elevate voices historically underrepresented in polar sciences and welcomes researchers across a wide spectrum of research disciplines, including social sciences.
Antarctic Research Location(s)
McMurdo Station
Palmer Station
Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station
ARSV Laurence M. Gould
RVIB Nathaniel B. Palmer
Field camp - fixed wing access
Field camp - helicopter access
Field camp - ship access
Cape Crozier
Dry Valleys
Mount Erebus
No fieldwork (all research conducted remotely)
Other Antarctic Research Location(s)
Polar STEAM works with researchers in a variety of Antarctic locations, as well as researchers conducting work remotely
Research Keywords
broader impacts, education, artist, writer, communication
NSF Antarctic Program
Polar STEAM works with researchers across a wide spectrum of research disciplines
Other NSF Antarctic Programs
Antarctic Astrophysics and Geospace Sciences
Antarctic Earth Sciences
Antarctic Glaciology
Antarctic Integrated System Science
Antarctic Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences
Antarctic Organisms and Ecosystems
SCAR Science Group Affiliation
Life Sciences Group