Byrd Center February Public Tour

November 17, 2016
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
BPCRC Auditorium (240 Scott Hall)
BPCRC flag

Please RSVP to Attend

 

The monthly public tour includes:

1. An overview presentation on the Byrd Polar & Climate Research Center

2. Explanation of the research groups and brief history of BPCRC as an OSU institution.

3. Tour of the building, along with videos, satellite images, clean room lab, ice core freezer, and polar rock repository.

Meet in the Auditorium upstairs in Scott Hall. You will need to enter Scott Hall through Door #2 on the east side of the building and go up the steps near the statue of Admiral Byrd.

By Car:

The Byrd Polar & Climate Research Center is located at 1090 Carmack Rd., Columbus, OH 43210 

1. Take 315 to the Lane Avenue exit.  This is one of the major exits for The Ohio State University. Go West (left if you are coming from the South side of the city; right if you are coming from the North side of the city onto Lane Avenue.

2. Once you are on Lane Avenue, pass Kenny Road. The next road (there will not be a traffic light) is Carmack Road.  Take a left.

3. Once on Carmack Road continue straight – past Arthur Adams Road - through the 4 way stop and into the parking lot.

4. Park and pay at the kiosks located at the north end of the lot near the footbridge (marked on map below).

5. Go over footbridge and follow the path straight into the compound of buildings.

6. The Byrd Polar & Climate Research Center is the third building on the left.

I will be waiting inside Door 2 at the center (East side of building). Call me at 510-323-6591 if there are any difficulties. 

By Bus:

The Byrd Polar & Climate Research Center is located at 1090 Carmack Rd., Columbus, OH 43210 

1. Take 315 to the Lane Avenue exit.  This is one of the major exits for The Ohio State University.  Go West (left if you are coming from the South side of the city; right if you are coming from the North side of the city) onto Lane Avenue.

2. Once you are on Lane Avenue, pass Kenny Road. The next road (there will not be a traffic light) is Carmack Road.  Take a left.

3. Once on Carmack Road, take a left onto Arthur Adams Drive.  You will notice ponds on both sides of the road.  Once you drop off your students, your bus will be able to turn around, and you may direct your driver to parking in the lots (pick up with step number 3 above).

I will be waiting inside Door 2 at the center (East side of building). Call me at 510-323-6591 if there are any difficulties. 

By CABS (OSU Campus-Area Bus Service):

The Byrd Polar & Climate Research Center is located at 1090 Carmack Rd., Columbus, OH 43210 

Ride CABS using Campus Loop North, Campus Loop South, or North Express to the Bevis Hall bus stop (the first stop in the Carmack Loop). Exit the bus and walk up the stairs along the bus stop. Turn right to pass the Greenhouse. Scott Hall will be on your left, 3 buildings down.

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