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Ainley, David B-031-M Adélie penguin response to climate change in the Ross Sea region – a full life-cycle approach
Anderson, Kent G-090-P/S Global seismograph station at South Pole, Scott Base, and Palmer stations
Aydin, Murat I-164-S A 1,500-meter ice core from South Pole
Barwick, Steven A-127-M Precision operation of Hexagonal Radio Array (HRA)
Bell, Robin E 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 B-043-M Assembling and mining the genomics of giant Antarctic foraminifera
Bristow, William A-369-M/S Antarctic and conjugate research using SuperDARN
Bromirski, Peter D I-348-M Dynamic response of the Ross Ice Shelf to wave-induced vibrations
Carlstrom, John A-379-S Cosmological research with the 10-meter South Pole Telescope
Chu, Xinzhao A-130-M LiDAR investigation of middle and upper atmosphere temperature, composition, chemistry, and dynamics at McMurdo, Antarctica
Conde, Mark A-343-M/S High-resolution mapping of thermospheric wind and temperature fields near the equatorward edge of the Antarctic polar cap
Cottle, John G-076-M Petrologic constraints on subduction termination from lamprophyres, Ross Orogen, Antarctica
Dinn, Michael X-599-S Low Power Magnetometer (LPM) network - British Antarctic Survey (BAS)
Doran, Peter C-511-M McMurdo LTER - Lakes: Increased connectivity in a polar desert resulting from climate warming: McMurdo Dry Valleys LTER Program
Ducklow, Hugh William 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 A-120-M Neutron monitor observations of cosmic rays from Jang Bogo and McMurdo Station
Evenson, Paul A-118-S Element composition of high-energy solar particles
Fortescue, Donald W-467-M/S Artistic and scientific fieldwork at the South Pole: Inquiry at the edge of possibility
Franco, Hugo A-145-M NASA Long Duration Balloon (LDB) support program
Goodge, John D-551-M Phase 2 development of a Rapid Access Ice Drilling (RAID) platform for research in Antarctica
Goodge, John D-552-M Phase 2 development of a Rapid Access Ice Drilling (RAID) platform for research in Antarctica
Gooseff, Michael N C-506-M McMurdo LTER - Streams: Increased connectivity in a polar desert resulting from climate warming: McMurdo Dry Valleys LTER Program
Gooseff, Michael N C-504-M McMurdo LTER - Glaciers: Increased connectivity in a polar desert resulting from climate warming: McMurdo Dry Valleys LTER Program
Halzen, Francis A-333-S Management and operations of the IceCube Neutrino Observatory 2016-2021
Harbor, Jonathan M I-346-U MAGIC-DML: Mapping/Measuring/Modeling Antarctic Geomorphology and Ice Change in Dronning Maud Land
Harvey, Ralph G-058-M Antarctic Search for Meteorites (ANSMET)
Hebert, Jason Paul T-299-M/S IRIS/PASSCAL seismic support
Hofmann, Gretchen B-134-M Ocean acidification seascape: linking natural variability and anthropogenic changes in pH and temperature to performance in calcifying Antarctic marine invertebrates
Howkins, Adrian J C-457-M Assessing changing patterns of human activity in the McMurdo Dry Valleys using digital photo archive
Karle, Albrecht A-107-S Development of the Askaryan Radio Array ultra-high energy neutrino detector at the South Pole
Kovac, John A-149-S Imaging the beginning of time from the South Pole: The next stage of the BICEP program
Kurtz, Nathan T C-529-M Operation IceBridge
LaBelle, James A-125-S Application of the AGO network to energy transfer in the radiation belts and remote sensing of auroral plasma processes
LaBelle, James A-128-S Earth’s electromagnetic environment: Advancing recent discoveries in auroral plasma radio emission research
Lazzara, Matthew O-283-M Antarctic automatic weather station program
Lee, Richard B-256-P Winter survival mechanisms and adaptive genetic variation in an Antarctic insect
Lubin, Dan O-325-M Department of Energy ARM West Antarctic Radiation Experiment (AWARE)
Lyons, W. Berry C-509-M McMurdo LTER - Geochemistry: Increased connectivity in a polar desert resulting from climate warming: McMurdo Dry Valleys LTER Program
MacAyeal, Douglas R I-190-M Impact of supraglacial lakes on ice-shelf stability
Martinson, Doug 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
Moran, Amy B-307-M Body size, oxygen, and vulnerability to climate change: a physiological study of Antarctic Pycnogonida
Morin, Paul T-434-M The Polar Geospatial Information Center: Joint support
Munro, David Russel O-214-L/N Investigating biogeochemical fluxes and linkages to climate change with multi-scale observations in the Drake Passage
Palo, Scott A-284-M Lower thermospheric science using new meteor radars at McMurdo Station
Pettit, Erin I-166-M Velvet Ice - evolution of fabric and texture in ice at WAIS Divide, West Antarctica
Pettit, Joseph R T-295-M UNAVCO GPS survey support
Priscu, John C-505-M McMurdo LTER - Lakes: Increased connectivity in a polar desert resulting from climate warming: McMurdo Dry Valleys LTER Program
Priscu, John C-533-M Subglacial Antarctic Lakes Scientific Access (SALSA): Integrated study of carbon cycling in hydrologically active subglacial environments
Saint-Hilaire, Pascal A-337-M/S Gamma-Ray Imager/Polarimeter for Solar flares (GRIPS)
Sarmiento, Jorge l O-271-N Southern Ocean Carbon and climate Observations and Modeling (SOCCOM)
Schmidt, Steven K B-320-M Stochasticity and cryoconite community assembly and function
Schofield, Oscar C-019-L/P Palmer, Antarctica Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER): Land-shelf-ocean connectivity, ecosystem resilience and transformation in a sea-ice influenced pelagic ecosystem
Seo, Eun-Suk A-138-M The Boron And Carbon Cosmic rays in the Upper Stratosphere (BACCUS)
Sprintall, Janet O-260-L The Drake Passage high-density XBT program
St. Laurent, Louis NMI O-204-L Collaborative Research: Autonomous Sampling of Southern Ocean Mixing (AUSSOM)
Stephens, Britton B O-404-L Investigating biogeochemical fluxes and linkages to climate change with multi-scale observations in the Drake Passage
Taylor, Michael A-119-M/P/S Investigating wave-driven Mesospheric dynamics over South Pole using an advanced Mesospheric temperature mapper
Taylor, Michael A-119-M/P/S Investigating wave-driven Mesospheric dynamics over South Pole using an advanced Mesospheric temperature mapper
Taylor, Michael A-119-M/P/S Continental-scale studies of Mesospheric dynamics using the Antarctic Gravity Wave Instrument Network (ANGWIN)
Thoman, Bruce T-927-M NASA / McMurdo Ground Station (MG1)
Thurber, Andrew B-001-M Elucidating the Antarctic methane cycle at the Cinder Cones Reducing Habitat
Ulses, Greg A O-410-N Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI) Southern Hemisphere cruises
Veron, Dana E O-265-E Improving Model Parameterization of Energetic Fluxes in the Boundary Layer over Antarctica.
Virginia, Ross Y-610-E Joint Antarctic Science Expedition (JASE)
Wall, Diana C-507-M McMurdo LTER - Soils: Increased connectivity in a polar desert resulting from climate warming: McMurdo Dry Valleys LTER Program
Watters, George B-006-N NOAA / AMLR
Wilson, Terry G-079-M POLENET Antarctica: Investigating links between geodynamics and ice sheets - Phase 2
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