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|USPA-UAF Educational Fund (UPUAF)
USPA-UAF Educational Fund (UPUAF) was established to promote
cooperative efforts between the USPA and the University of Alaska
Fairbanks (UAF). The purpose of the UPUAF fund is to promote education
on science and engineering issues related to permafrost. A focus of
these activities is the promotion of students entering into fields
related to permafrost.The committee shall provide input and
recommendations reflecting the views of USPA and UAF members on the
management and applications of the Educational Fund to the USPA BoD.
The Chair of the UPUAF Committee is a senior representative of the UAF
community. In addition, the UPAF committee consists of a member of the
USPA BoD, and two additional UAF representatives that are employed by
the UAF and that neither are PYRN Executive Committee members nor USPA
The UPUAF Fund supported the 2010 IARC Summer School entitled "Arctic
in a changing climate: Connection to permafrost"
(http://www.iarc.uaf.edu/education_outreach/summer/2010) and the
attendance by early career UAF researchers at the American Geophysical
Fall Union Meeting through travel stipends.