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Eric Sokol
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Questions from South Lyon 6th Grade from 12 Jan 2017
We received lots of great questions from the 6th Grade class in South Lyon, MI. Our field team is camped out in the McMurdo Dry Valleys, and they were able to take some time to answer some of the questions: Hello! We are a sixth grade science class from Sou...
Questions from South Lyon 6th Grade from 12 Jan 2017
Questions from South Lyon 6th Grade from 12 Jan 2017
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Greetings from the Antarctic Dry Valleys! (from Josh Darling)
Hi Folks, Greetings from the Antarctic Dry Valleys. The East lobe of Lake Bonney, looking east down the Taylor Valley from above the Bonney Reigel. The Hughes and Sollas Glaciers flow north into the Valley from the Kukri Hills. Recently the Stream Team has ...
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The 2016-2017 field season is beginning!
It's beginning. Scientists from the McMurdo Dry Valleys Long Term Ecological Research ( http://mcm.lternet.edu/ ) program are beginning to travel to Christchurch, New Zealand, and then on to McMurdo Station on Ross Island in Antarctica. They will be working...
The 2016-2017 field season is beginning!
The 2016-2017 field season is beginning!
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The Ross Sea in Antarctica is now officially a marine sancturary!
This is great news! See a story on the new marine sanctuary on npr here: link McMurdo Station, the main hub of U.S. research activity in Antarctica is located on Ross Island, which is in the Ross Sea. While the Ross Sea is remote, there is still significant...
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2014-2015 P3
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I've got lots of great questions from members of a Second Grade Classroom in Troy, Michigan! Anhad..."On silde 20 of 64, Is there a sticker on a rock?" I think what you're looking at is a lens flare, which is an effect that sometimes occurs in photos when t...
Biologists in Antarctica
Biologists in Antarctica
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Fish under the ice...
Some of our colleagues with the WISSARD project drilled through hundreds of meters of ice on the Ross Ice Shelf and found life! Many of the biologists on this project also do really interesting work to understand the microbial life that lives under the ice ...
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Some pictures from the beginning of the 2014-2015 field season...
Trying on the Extreme Cold Weather Gear We fly from New Zealand to McMurdo Antarctica on a LC130 with skis! Almost there... Landed at Pegasus Airfield on the Ross Ice Shelf near Ross Island, Antarctica. McMurdo Station holds an annual concert called Ice Sto...
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Question from Dan Bryant: As a current college student, how does one get in contact or find the "path" to conduct research in Antarctica? Hi Dan, Great question. I highly recommend getting involved in undergraduate research. At my school there was a program...
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Welcome to the 2014-2015 field season!
Hi folks, I'm at the airport and ready to make a rather long and winding journey, via Sydney, to Christchurch, New Zealand, and eventually on to McMurdo Station in Antarctica. I'm looking forward to getting this travel over with, and getting the field seaso...
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