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NASA scientist named Sammies finalist for polar ice research

September 9, 2020

Melting polar ice is a phenomenon scientists have been following for decades. What colleagues call the gold standard for this type of research was pioneered by a NASA scientist, Claire Parkinson. She has many publications to her credit, and now she’s a finalist in this year’s Service to America Medals program. To get her story, Federal News Network’s Eric White spoke to the climate change senior scientist from Goddard Space Flight Center on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.