2017-2018 Science Planning Summaries
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2017-2018 USAP Field Season
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Adams, Byron B-458-M The role of glacial history on the structure and functioning of ecological communities in the Shackleton Glacier region of the Transantarctic Mountains
Ainley, David B-031-M Adélie penguin response to climate change in the Ross Sea region – a full life-cycle approach
Amsler, Charles B-022-P The chemical ecology of shallow-water marine macroalgae and invertebrates on the Antarctic Peninsula
Cassar, Nicolas B-461-L Biological and physical drivers of O2 saturation and net community production variability at the Western Antarctic Peninsula
Costa, Daniel B-232-L Foraging ecology and physiology of the leopard seal
Countway, Peter B-028-P Antarctic microbial networks and DMSP: Linking diversity, biogeochemistry, and functional gene expression
Cziko, Paul B-195-M Habitat severity and internal ice in Antarctic notothenioid fishes
DiTullio, Giacomo B-007-N Cobalamin and Iron Co-Limitation Of Phytoplankton Species (CICLOPS) in Terra Nova Bay
Eppley, Dr. Sarah B-289-E The functional role of moss in structuring biotic interactions and terrestrialization of Antarctica
Friedlaender, Ari B-206-L Foraging behavior and ecological role of the least-studied Antarctic krill predator, the Antarctic minke whale (Balaenoptera bonaerensis)
Hollibaugh, James B-114-L Chemoautotrophy in Antarctic bacterioplankton communities supported by the oxidation of urea-derived nitrogen
Lee, Richard B-256-P Winter survival mechanisms and adaptive genetic variation in an Antarctic insect
Liwanag, Heather B-030-M Growing up on ice: Physiological adaptations and developmental plasticity in Weddell seal pups across two extreme physical environments
Manahan, Donal B-301-M Biological adaptations to environmental change in Antarctica - an advanced training program for early-career scientists
Place, Sean B-199-M Characterizing protein homeostasis and the regulatory mechanisms controlling molecular chaperone expression in the highly stenothermal notothenioid fish, Trematomus bernacchii
Polito, Michael B-025-E/M Investigating Holocene shifts in the diets and paleohistory of Antarctic krill predators
Polito, Michael B-023-E Investigating Holocene shifts in the diets and paleohistory of Antarctic krill predators (Argentine collaboration)
Rotella, Jay B-009-M The consequences of maternal effects and environmental conditions on offspring success in an Antarctic predator
Saba, Grace B-050-N Using bio-acoustics on an autonomous surveying platform for the examination of phytoplankton-zooplankton and fish interactions in the Western Ross Sea
Schmidt, Britney B-041-M RISE-UP: Ross Ice Shelf and Europa Underwater Probe
Schmidt, Steven B-320-M Stochasticity and cryoconite community assembly and function
Van Mooy, Benjamin B-032-P Production and fate of oxylipins in waters of the Western Antarctic Peninsula: Linkages between UV radiation, lipid peroxidation, and carbon cycling
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