The Byrd Polar Research Center (BPRC) is The Ohio State University's oldest research center. BPRC is internationally recognized as a premier polar and alpine research center, with an expanding focus on global climate and environmental issues. The mission of BPRC scientists is to conduct multi-disciplinary research, to enhance the educational opportunities for all students, and to provide public outreach and engagement opportunities. Details about our nine research groups, Polar Archival Program, and the U.S. Polar Rock Repository are available at http://bprc.osu.edu/.
On this tour, Behavior Change for a Sustainable World Conference attendees will receive an overview of the Center, be introduced to the Center's ice core paleoclimatology and paleoceanography research programs, and visit the Polar Rock Repository.
Conference attendees who plan to participate in the tour must add this event to their personal schedules (below) and will meet in the Great Hall on the first floor of the Ohio Union, by the Information Center. Your transportation will be located at the 12th street turnaround off the Potter Courtyard. The bus departs at 3:00 pm from Ohio Union. The cost is free to conference attendees.