Where's Jane Now?
Jane is now back in Alexandria, VA teaching at Lyles-Crouch
Elementary in Alexandria,
Virginia. Lyles-Crouch is located in the Alexandria
City Public Schools District.
Jane participated in the second leg of the EPIC Research
Cruise. She departed from Washington, D.C. on September
30th and arrived in Huatulco, Mexico and flew one exciting
mission on board the NSF C-130 (watch the video).
From Huatulco, Jane traveled to the Galapagos, boarded
the Ron Brown and participated in the EPIC Research
Cruise to Arica, Chile. Jane returned to Washington,
D.C. on October 27th.
returning to Alexandria, Jane was given a warm welcome
home from her school Lyles-Crouch Traditional Academy.
Jane also was invited to participate in a Welcome Home
Reception on Capitol Hill that was sponsored by her
local Congressman (Representative James P. Moran).
See pictures of Jane
while she is on the Ron Brown, read Jane's lesson
plans and daily logs,
watch Jane's videos,
and learn more about this great journey.
Note for educators: Although Jennifer and Jane's reseearch cruise ended, the EPIC research continues. Please use this web site, Jennifer and Jane's lesson plans, daily logs, the videos, and the photos to educate your students about climate, El Niño, and scientific research in general.
Consider this web site, as well as the TAO web site, a resource for teaching your students.
Many organizations and countries are involved in funding the EPIC Experiment. Primary U. S. funding is provided by The National Science Foundation and The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
This website is maintained and frequently updated by
NOAA's Office of Global Programs
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