Byrd Center Public Tour

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April 14, 2021
7:00PM - 8:30PM
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Online

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Add to Calendar 2021-04-14 19:00:29 2021-04-14 20:30:36 Byrd Center Public Tour Join us for a virtual tour of the Byrd Center! This tour will begin at 7:00 p.m. Register via Zoom to embark on a virtual tour of the Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center, followed by a tour of one of several sites visited by our researchers. On the tour, visitors will have the opportunity to explore Scott Hall in a virtual setting, including the Polar Rock Repository, Ice Core Facility, and a sneak peak from inside the Class 100 Clean Laboratory. Then, led by Environmental Geochemistry Research Group member Chris Gardner, visitors will be "transported" to the McMurdo Dry Valleys in Antarctica to experience fieldwork. Join researchers as they collect samples, and enjoy the view of the Trans-Antarctic Mountains in this special tour. The McMurdo Dry Valleys is the driest place on Earth, yet home to interesting ecology, geology, and history. Registration for the tour is free and open to the public. Best for ages 8+.   If you require an accommodation such as live captioning or ASL interpretation to participate in this event, please contact Karina Peggau at peggau.1@osu.edu (email) or 614-688-8279 (phone). Requests made by March 31 will generally allow us to provide seamless access, but the university will make every effort to meet requests made after this date. If you have any questions please contact Karina Peggau Online Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center byrd-contact@osu.edu America/New_York public
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Join us for a virtual tour of the Byrd Center! This tour will begin at 7:00 p.m.

Register via Zoom to embark on a virtual tour of the Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center, followed by a tour of one of several sites visited by our researchers. On the tour, visitors will have the opportunity to explore Scott Hall in a virtual setting, including the Polar Rock Repository, Ice Core Facility, and a sneak peak from inside the Class 100 Clean Laboratory. Then, led by Environmental Geochemistry Research Group member Chris Gardner, visitors will be "transported" to the McMurdo Dry Valleys in Antarctica to experience fieldwork. Join researchers as they collect samples, and enjoy the view of the Trans-Antarctic Mountains in this special tour. The McMurdo Dry Valleys is the driest place on Earth, yet home to interesting ecology, geology, and history. Registration for the tour is free and open to the public. Best for ages 8+.  

If you require an accommodation such as live captioning or ASL interpretation to participate in this event, please contact Karina Peggau at peggau.1@osu.edu (email) or 614-688-8279 (phone). Requests made by March 31 will generally allow us to provide seamless access, but the university will make every effort to meet requests made after this date.

If you have any questions please contact Karina Peggau

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