As autumn rolls in, investigators from this year’s Arctic program have completed their fieldwork and are busy analyzing samples and data. It was a successful field season at Summit Station and two projects recovered ice cores. Read about one of these projects to the right. As the austral summer starts to arrive in Antarctica several major projects are underway. The U.S.-Norway traverse is getting ready to start their way to South Pole (http://traverse.npolar.no/) and the WAIS Divide put-in crew has arrived at camp (see story on page 3). NSF has funded an outreach project to visit these projects in the field this season (and were in Greenland this past summer). Learn more about Polar-Palooza on page 5. We hope all those in the Antarctic have a safe and successful season.