2010-2011 Science Planning Summaries
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2010-2011 Project Indexes
 
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Ainley, David B-031-M Adelie penguin response to climate change at the individual, colony, and metapopulation levels
Anandakrishnan, Sridhar C-520-M WISSARD surface geophysics
Andersen, Dale G-441-M Lake Joyce microbialites resubmittal
Ashworth, Allan G-502-M Neogene paleoecology of the Beardmore Glacier region
Ashworth, Allan G-294-M Collaborative Research: Integrating geomorphological and paleoecological studies to reconstruct Neogene environments of the Transantarctic Mountains
Avallone, Linnea O-324-M In situ measurements of stratospheric ozone from long-duration balloons during Concordiasi
Balco, Gregory I-156-M Collaborative Research: Last glacial maximum and deglaciation chronology for the Foundation Ice Stream and southeast Weddell Sea Embayment
Barrett, John B-462-M Collaborative Research: Controls over the spatial distribution and activity of microbial communities in Antarctic soils
Barrett, John B-023-M Collaborative Research: The role of snow patches on the spatial distribution of soil microbial communities and biogeochemical cycling in the Antarctic Dry Valleys
Barwick, Steven A-127-M Development of station technology for the ARIANNA ultra-high energy neutrino detector
Beebe, Morton W-222-M Return to Antarctica
Bieber, John A-120-M Cosmic ray observations at McMurdo Station
Blankenship, Donald G-098-M IPY Research: Investigating the cryospheric evolution of the central Antarctic plate (ICECAP)
Bowser, Samuel G-093-M Collaborative Research: Linking modern benthic communities and taphonomic processes to the stratigraphic record of Antarctic cores
Bristow, William A-369-M McMurdo and South Pole SuperDARN: Investigation of the ionospheric dynamics and magnetosphere-ionosphere coupling in Antarctica
Brown, Michael G-097-M Collaborative research: Polyphase orogenesis and crustal differentiation in West Antarctica
Buckley, Bradley B-308-M The cellular stress response in cold-adapted organisms: Building novel mechanistic links between heat stress, cell cycle arrest and apoptosis in Antarctic fishes.
Chu, Xinzhao A-130-M LiDAR Investigation of middle and upper atmosphere temperature, composition, chemistry, and dynamics at McMurdo, Antarctica
Cohn, Stephen O-363-M IPY: NCAR facility support, scientific contributions and collaborative research to understand environmental change in Antarctica through participation in the international CONCORDIASI project
Comberiate, Mike T-966-M TDRSS and NAILS
Conway, Howard I-157-M IPY collaborative research: Constraining the mass balance deficit of the Amundsen Coast's glaciers
Conway, Howard I-209-M Deglaciation of the Ross Sea Embayment - constraints from Roosevelt Island
Conway, Howard I-414-M Collaborative Research: Constraints on the last Ross Sea Ice Sheet from glacial deposits in the Southern Transantarctic Mountains
Costa, Daniel B-232-M Collaborative Research: Weddell seals as autonomous sensors of the winter oceanography of the Ross Sea
Davis, Randall B-017-M Collaborative Research: Hunting in darkness: Behavioral and energetic strategies of Weddell seals in winter
Deshler, Terry O-131-M Measurements of Antarctic ozone and polar stratospheric cloud profiles in a time of decreasing atmospheric chlorine, climate change, and fluctuations in polar vortex strength
Deshler, Terry O-361-M Quasi-Lagrangian measurements of polar stratospheric cloud particle development from long-duration balloon platforms
Devlin, Mark A-147-M Balloon-borne Large Aperture Sub-millimeter Telescope (BLAST-POL)
Doran, Peter B-208-M Collaborative Research: Geochemistry and microbiology of the extreme aquatic enviornment in Lake Vida, East Antarctica
Doran, Peter B-426-M Role of resource legacy on contemporary linkages between biodiversity and ecosystem processes in a cold desert ecosystem: The McMurdo Dry Valley LTER program
Elliot, David G-497-M Collaborative Research: Application of detrital zircon isotope characteristics and sandstone analysis of Beacon strata to the tectonic evolution of the Antarctic sector of Gondwana
Emslie, Steven B-034-E/M Stable isotope analyses of pygoscelid penguin remains from active and abandoned colonies in Antarctica
Engebretson, Mark A-102-M/S Studies of solar wind - Magnetosphere interactions using observations of ULF waves at an extensive ground array at high latitudes
Evenson, Paul A-120-M Cosmic ray observations at McMurdo Station
Foreman, Christine B-046-M The biogeochemical evolution of dissolved organic matter in a fluvial system on the Cotton Glacier, Antarctica
Fountain, Andrew B-425-M Role of resource legacy on contemporary linkages between biodiversity and ecosystem processes in a cold desert ecosystem: The McMurdo Dry Valleys LTER program
Garrott, Robert B-009-M The demographic consequences of environmental variability and individual heterogeneity in life-history tactics of a long-lived Antarctic marine predator
Goodge, John G-503-M Age and composition of the East Antarctic Shield by granite and glacial proxy
Hall, Brenda I-414-M Collaborative Research: Constraints on the last Ross Sea Ice Sheet from glacial deposits in the Southern Transantarctic Mountains
Hall, Brenda I-196-M Sensitivity of the Antarctic Ice Sheet to global climate change over the last two glacial/interglacial cycles
Hammer, William G-495-M New research on the Mesozoic vertebrate faunas of the Beardmore Glacier Region, Antarctica
Hargreaves, Geoffrey I-478-M National Ice Core Laboratory (NICL) core-handling and data recording
Hasiotis, Stephen G-498-M Paleoenvironmental and paleoclimatic analysis of the Beacon Supergroup, Beardmore Glacier area, Central Transantarctic Mountains, Antarctica
Hernandez, Gonzalo A-110-M/S Austral high-latitude atmospheric dynamics
Hofmann, Gretchen B-134-M Ocean acidification: Integrated approaches to understanding effects on antarctic sea urchins, Sterechinus neumayeri
Hood, Charles W-223-M Flying to Pellucidar: Antarctic aviation
Inan, Umran A-108-M/S A VLF beacon transmitter at South Pole
Johns, Bjorn T-295-M UNAVCO GPS survey support
Joughin, Ian I-157-M IPY collaborative research: Constraining the mass balance deficit of the Amundsen Coast's glaciers
Kennicutt, Mahlon B-518-M Temporal variability in natural and anthropogenic disturbance of McMurdo Station
Kohut, Josh O-216-M/N Collaborative Research: Modified circumpolar deep water intrusions as an iron source to the summer Ross Sea ecosystem
Kurbatov, Andrei I-349-M Collaborative Research: Exploring a 2 million-year-plus ice climate archive-Allan Hills blue ice area (2MBIA)
Kyle, Phillip G-081-M Mount Erebus Volcano Observatory III (MEVO III): Conduit processes and surveillance
Lewis, Adam G-502-M Neogene paleoecology of the Beardmore Glacier region
Lewis, Adam G-294-M Collaborative Research: Integrating geomorphological and paleoecological studies to reconstruct Neogene environments of the Transantarctic Mountains
Licht, Kathy G-499-M Pleistocene East Antarctic ice sheet history as recorded in sediment provenance and chronology of high-elevation TAM moraines
Lyons, W. Berry B-420-M Role of resource legacy on contemporary linkages between biodiversity and ecosystem processes in a cold desert ecosystem: The McMurdo Dry Valleys LTER program
Major, John W-224-M Condition One: A film about extremes and the human spirit
McCarthy, Kevin T-927-M NASA/McMurdo Ground Station (MG1)
McKay, Christopher B-302-M IceBite: An auger and sampling systems for ground ice on Mars
Mercer, Jennifer T-940-M CRREL 09-10 activities
Miller, Molly G-093-M Collaborative Research: Linking modern benthic communities and taphonomic processes to the stratigraphic record of Antarctic cores
Moore, Robert A-109-M/P/S Collaborative Research: Antarctic ELF/VLF observations of lightning and lightning-induced electron precipitation
Oliver, John B-200-M LTREB: Decadal changes in Antarctic marine benthic ecosystems
Parker, Timothy T-299-M IRIS/PASSCAL seismic support
Pettit, Erin I-166-M The relationship between climate and ice rheology at Dome C, East Antarctica
Priscu, John B-422-M The Role of Resource Legacy on Contemporary Linkages Between Biodiversity and Ecosystem Processes in a Cold Desert Ecosystem: The McMurdo Dry Valley LTER Program
Putkonen, Jaakko G-501-M Systematic analysis of the stability and ages of soil surfaces in Transantarctic Mountains
Rabier, Florence O-360-M Strateole-Vorcore
Rack, Frank G-049-M ANDRILL Coulman High project: Investigating Antarctica’s role in Cenozoic global environmental change: Phase 1 site survey
Rupper, Summer I-158-M Collaborative Research: Annual satellite era accumulation patterns over WAIS Divide: A study using shallow ice cores, near-surface radar and satellites
Seo, Eun-Suk A-137-M Cosmic Ray Energetics And Mass (CREAM)
Shore, Patrick G-089-M/S Polenet East: An international seismological network for East Antarctica
Sletten, Ronald G-121-M Ground ice dynamics in hyperarid soils of the McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica
Smith, Walker B-047-M/N Collaborative Research: Seasonal evolution of chemical and biological variability in the Ross Sea
Spain, Sharon (Rae) B-429-M Field sampling coordination and mathematical modelling of a hydrocarbon spill on the ice cover of Lake Fryxell, Antarctica
Staudigel, Hubert G-439-M Collaborative research: Microbially mediated alteration of volcanic glass using McMurdo extreme environments as natural laboratories
Stearns, Leigh I-351-M Collaborative Research: Byrd Glacier flow dynamics
Stepp, Bill A-145-M NASA Long Duration Balloon (LDB) support program
Stump, Edmund G-415-M CTAM Chief Scientist
Szuberla, Curt T-396-M Operation and maintenance of a CTBT class infrasound array at Windless Bight
Taylor, Edith G-496-M Collaborative Research: Antarctic ecosystems across the Permian-Triassic boundary: Integrating paleobotany, sedimentology, and paleoecology
Taylor, Kendrick I-477-M WAIS Divide Science Coordination Office (SCO)
Virginia, Ross B-423-M Role of resource legacy on contemporary linkages between biodiversity and ecosystem processes in a cold desert ecosystem: The McMurdo Dry Valley LTER program
Wall, Diana B-424-M Role of resource legacy on contemporary linkages between biodiversity and ecosystem processes in a cold desert ecosystem: The McMurdo Dry Valley LTER program
Warren, Stephen C-516-M Ocean surfaces on snowball Earth
Wilson, Terry G-049-M ANDRILL Coulman High project: Investigating Antarctica’s role in Cenozoic global environmental change: Phase 1 site survey
Winberry, Jeremy I-181-M Collaborative Research: Geophysical study of ice stream stick-slip dynamics
Wyatt, Michael G-440-M Orbital spectral mapping of surface compositions in the Antarctic Dry Valleys: regional distributions of secondary mineral-phases as climate indicators
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