2015-2016 Science Planning Summaries
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Ainley, David External Web Site B-031-M Adélie penguin response to climate change at the individual, colony, and metapopulation levels
Aydin, Murat External Web Site I-164-S A 1,500-meter ice core from South Pole
Barwick, Steven External Web Site A-127-M Development of hexagonal radio array for the ARIANNA ultra-high-energy neutrino detector
Bell, Robin E External Web Site C-384-M A systems approach to understanding the Ross Ocean and ice Shelf Environment, and Tectonic setting Through Aerogeophysical surveys and modeling (ROSETTA)
Bowser, Samuel External Web Site B-043-M Assembling and mining the genomics of giant Antarctic foraminifera
Bromirski, Peter D External Web Site I-348-M Dynamic response of the Ross Ice Shelf to wave-induced vibrations
Burns, Jennifer External Web Site B-292-M The cost of a new fur coat: Interactions between molt and reproduction in Weddell seals
Butler, James Hall External US Government Site O-257-M/S South Pole monitoring for climatic change
Butler, James Hall External US Government Site O-264-P Collection of atmospheric air for the NOAA/GMD worldwide flask-sampling network
Butler, James Hall External US Government Site O-257-M/S UV measurements at McMurdo Station for the NOAA/Global Monitoring Division (GMD) Antarctic UV network
Carlstrom, John External Web Site A-379-S Cosmological research with the 10-meter South Pole Telescope
Carpenter, Paul External Web Site T-299-M/S IRIS/PASSCAL seismic support
Chu, Xinzhao External Web Site A-130-M LiDAR investigation of middle and upper atmosphere temperature, composition, chemistry, and dynamics at McMurdo, Antarctica
Clauer, C. Robert External Web Site A-106-M/S Polar Experiment Network for Geospace Upper-atmosphere Investigations (PENGUIn): Interhemispheric investigations along the 40-degree magnetic meridian
Conde, Mark Gerard External Web Site A-343-M/S High-resolution mapping of thermospheric wind and temperature fields near the equatorward edge of the Antarctic polar cap
Cottle, John External Web Site G-076-M Petrologic constraints on subduction termination from lamprophyres, Ross Orogen, Antarctica
Doran, Peter External Web Site C-511-M McMurdo LTER - Lakes: Increased connectivity in a polar desert resulting from climate warming: McMurdo Dry Valleys LTER Program
Ducklow, Hugh William External Web Site C-045-L/P Palmer, Antarctica Long Term Ecological Research (LTER): Land-shelf-ocean connectivity, ecosystem resilience and transformation in a sea-ice influenced pelagic ecosystem
Evenson, Paul External Web Site A-120-M Neutron monitor observations of cosmic rays from Jang Bogo and McMurdo Station
Evenson, Paul External Web Site A-118-S Element composition of high-energy solar particles
Fraser, William Ronald External Web Site C-013-L/P Palmer, Antarctica Long Term Ecological Research (LTER): Land-shelf-ocean connectivity, ecosystem resilience and transformation in a sea-ice influenced pelagic ecosystem
Friedlaender, Ari Seth External Web Site C-024-L/P Palmer, Antarctica Long Term Ecological Research (LTER): Land-shelf-ocean connectivity, ecosystem resilience and transformation in a sea-ice influenced pelagic ecosystem
Gerrard, Andrew External Web Site A-111-M/S Synoptic geospace systems analysis using instrumentation from South Pole and McMurdo Stations
Gooseff, Michael N External Web Site C-506-M McMurdo LTER - Streams: Increased connectivity in a polar desert resulting from climate warming: McMurdo Dry Valleys LTER Program
Gooseff, Michael N External Web Site C-504-M McMurdo LTER - Glaciers: Increased connectivity in a polar desert resulting from climate warming: McMurdo Dry Valleys LTER Program
Halzen, Francis External Web Site A-333-S IceCube operations and maintenance
Hansen, Samantha External Web Site G-061-M CAREER: Deciphering the tectonic history of the Transantarctic Mountains and the Wilkes Subglacial Basin
Harvey, Ralph External Web Site G-058-M Antarctic Search for Meteorites (ANSMET)
Hofmann, Gretchen External Web Site B-134-M Ocean acidification seascape: linking natural variability and anthropogenic changes in pH and temperature to performance in calcifying Antarctic marine invertebrates
Kalnajs, Lars E External Web Site O-324-M High-resolution study of atmosphere, ice, and aerosol interactions in coastal Antarctica
Kelly, Michael External Web Site O-410-N Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI) Southern Hemisphere cruises
Kemerait, Robert C External US Government Site G-078-M Dry Valley seismic project
Kovac, John External Web Site A-149-S Imaging the beginning of time from the South Pole: Observations with the full SPUD array
Kulesa, Craig External Web Site A-364-M/S High Elevation Antarctic Terahertz (HEAT) telescopes for Dome A and Ridge A
Kyle, Phillip External Web Site G-081-M Mount Erebus Volcano Observatory: Operations, Science, and Outreach (MEVO-OSO)
LaBelle, James External Web Site A-125-S Application of the AGO network to energy transfer in the radiation belts and remote sensing of auroral plasma processes
LaBelle, James External Web Site A-128-S Earth’s electromagnetic environment: Advancing recent discoveries in auroral plasma radio emission research
Lazzara, Matt External Web Site O-283-M Antarctic Automatic Weather Station (AWS) program
Lee, Richard External Web Site B-256-P Winter survival mechanisms and adaptive genetic variation in an Antarctic insect
Lubin, Dan External US Government Site O-325-M Department of Energy ARM West Antarctic Radiation Experiment (AWARE)
Lyons, W. Berry External Web Site C-509-M McMurdo LTER - Geochemistry: Increased connectivity in a polar desert resulting from climate warming: McMurdo Dry Valleys LTER Program
Marchant, David R External Web Site G-054-M West Antarctic Ice Sheet stability, alpine glaciation, and climate variability: A terrestrial perspective from cosmogenic-nuclide dating in McMurdo Sound
Martinson, Doug External Web Site C-021-L Palmer, Antarctica Long Term Ecological Research (LTER): Land-shelf-ocean connectivity, ecosystem resilience and transformation in a sea-ice influenced pelagic ecosystem
McClintock, James External Web Site B-022-P The chemical ecology of shallow-water marine macroalgae and invertebrates on the Antarctic Peninsula
Moore, Robert C. External Web Site A-109-M/P/S Antarctic ELF/VLF observations of Q-bursts, radio atmospherics, and energetic particle precipitation
Morin, Paul External Web Site T-434-M The Polar Geospatial Information Center: Joint support
Orr, Gerald Dwayne External US Government Site A-145-M NASA Long Duration Balloon (LDB) support program
Pettit, Joseph R External Web Site T-295-M UNAVCO GPS survey support
Polito, Michael John External Web Site B-025-E/M Investigating Holocene shifts in the diets and paleohistory of Antarctic krill predators
Priscu, John External Web Site C-505-M McMurdo LTER - Lakes: Increased connectivity in a polar desert resulting from climate warming: McMurdo Dry Valleys LTER Program
Rotella, Jay External Web Site B-009-M The demographic consequences of environmental variability and individual heterogeneity in life-history tactics of a long-lived Antarctic marine predator
Schmidt, Britney Elyce External Web Site B-259-M Astrobiology science and technology for exploring planets (ASTEP)
Sprintall, Janet External Web Site O-260-L The Drake Passage high-density XBT/XCTD program
Steinberg, Deborah External Web Site C-020-L Palmer, Antarctica Long Term Ecological Research (LTER): Land-shelf-ocean connectivity, ecosystem resilience and transformation in a sea-ice influenced pelagic ecosystem
Stephens, Britton B External Web Site O-404-L High-resolution underway air-sea observations in Drake Passage for climate science
Stephens, Britton B External Web Site O-541-L/P The O2/N2 ratio and CO2 airborne Southern Ocean (ORCAS) study
Sumner, Dawn Yvonne External Web Site G-063-M Microbialite Morphology in Lake Joyce, Antarctica
Swanger, Kate External Web Site G-085-M Origin and climatic significance of rock glaciers in the McMurdo Dry Valleys: Assessing spatial and temporal variability
Sweeney, Colm External Web Site O-214-L High-resolution underway air-sea observations in Drake Passage for climate science
Taylor, Michael External Web Site A-119-M/P/S Development of an ANtarctic Gravity Wave Imager Network (ANGWIN) for collaborative mesospheric research
Taylor, Michael External Web Site A-119-M/P/S Investigating wave-driven Mesospheric dynamics over South Pole using an advanced Mesospheric temperature mapper
Thoman, Bruce External US Government Site T-927-M NASA/McMurdo Ground Station (MG1)
Wall, Diana External Web Site C-507-M McMurdo LTER - Soils: Increased connectivity in a polar desert resulting from climate warming: McMurdo Dry Valleys LTER Program
Watters, George External US Government Site B-006-N NOAA / AMLR
Wilson, Terry External Web Site G-079-M/S POLENET Antarctica: Investigating links between geodynamics and ice sheets - Phase 2
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