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2022-2023 USAP Field Season
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McMurdo Station

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Adams, Byron C-507-M McMurdo LTER – Soils: Ecosystem response to amplified landscape connectivity in the McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica
Ainley, David B-031-M/N NSFGEO-NERC Collaborative Research: P2P: Predators to Plankton – Biophysical controls in Antarctic polynyas
Albert, Mary T-150-M Ice Drilling Program (IDP)
Anandakrishnan, Sridhar C-442-M Ground geophysics survey of Thwaites Glacier
Anderson, Kent T-312-M IRIS/PASSCAL: Erebus Backbone Network Project
Anderson, Kent T-299-M/S IRIS/PASSCAL seismic support
Ballard, Grant B-200-M Population growth at the southern extreme: Effects of early life conditions on Adélie penguin individuals and colonies
Bertrand, Paul G-078-M Dry Valley seismic project
Briggs, Brandon B-011-M Genetic underpinnings of microbial interactions in chemically stratified Antarctic lakes
Bristow, William A-369-M/S Antarctic SuperDARN research, operations and system enhancements
Brook, Edward I-185-M/S COLDEX - Airborne Geophysics Survey- East Antarctic Plateau (EAP)
Brook, Edward I-188-M COLDEX - Surface Geophysics Surveys (Allan Hills, Elephant Moraine, EAP Site 3)
Cassano, John O-400-M Observing the atmospheric boundary over the West Antarctic ice sheet
Christianson, Knut I-175-M/S Ice dynamics at the intersection of the West and East Antarctic Ice Sheets
Christianson, Knut I-163-M Collaborative Research: EAGER: A Dual-Band Radar for Measuring Internal Ice Deformation: a Multipass Ice-Penetrating Radar Experiment on Thwaites Glacier and the McMurdo Ice Shelf
Chu, Xinzhao A-123-M Collaborative Research: Fe and Na LiDAR Investigations of Geospace-Atmosphere Temperature, Composition, Chemistry, and Dynamics at McMurdo, Antarctica
Clem, John A-148-M AESOP-lite: Anti-Electron Sub-Orbital Payload – Low Energy
Conde, Mark A-343-M/S Local-scale drivers and responses of thermospheric weather above Antarctica
Datta-Barua, Seebany D-556-M Mapping melting glacial surfaces with GNSS reflectometry
Deshler, Terry O-241-M Measurement of stratospheric aerosol to altitudes above 35 km in Austral autumn
Doran, Peter C-511-M McMurdo LTER – Meteorology/Lakes: Ecosystem response to amplified landscape connectivity in the McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica
Filippini, Jeffrey A-143-M Sub-orbital Polarimeter for Inflation Dust and the Epoch of Reionization (SPIDER)
Franco, Hugo A-145-M NASA Long Duration Balloon (LDB) support program
Gooseff, Michael C-504-M McMurdo LTER – Glaciers: Ecosystem response to amplified landscape connectivity in the McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica
Gooseff, Michael C-506-M McMurdo LTER – Streams/Geochemistry: Ecosystem response to amplified landscape connectivity in the McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica
Hanson, Kael A-334-M/S IceCube Upgrade: An IceCube extension for precision neutrino physics and astrophysics
Higgins, John I-165-M Snapshots of early and mid-Pleistocene climate and atmospheric composition from the Allan Hills blue ice area
Hurford, Terry C-530-M Antarctic analog study for tidally diurnal motions on icy satellites
Lamp, Jennifer G-055-M Landscape evolution in the McMurdo Dry Valleys: Erosion rates and real-time monitoring of rock breakdown in a hyperarid, sub-zero environment
Lazzara, Matthew O-283-M Collaborative Research: Antarctic automatic weather station program
Levy, Joseph G-083-M CAREER: Linking cold desert groundwater to thermokarst & chemical weathering in partnership with the Geoscience UAV Academy
McDonald, Birgitte B-245-M/N CAREER: Foraging ecology and physiology of Emperor penguins in the Ross Sea
McKnight, Diane C-509-M McMurdo LTER – Algal Ops: Ecosystem response to amplified landscape connectivity in the McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica
Melendy, Renee T-940-M Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory (CRREL) activities: McMurdo Shear Zone
Mitrovica, Jerry G-065-M Constraining West Antarctic Ice Sheet elevation during the last interglacial
Morgan, Daniel G-049-M Unlocking the glacial history of the McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica by fingerprinting glacial tills with detrital zircon U-Pb age populations
Munley Jr., William T-961-M Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS)
Neumann, Tom X-594-M/S 88S traverse: GPS survey for calibration and validation of ICESat-2 altimetry data
Palo, Scott A-284-M Lower thermospheric science using new meteor radar at McMurdo Station
Pettit, Erin C-445-M Thwaites-Amundsen Regional Survey and Network (TARSAN): integrating atmosphere-ice-ocean processes affecting the sub-ice-shelf environment
Pettit, Joseph T-295-M UNAVCO high-precision GPS and ground-based light detection and ranging (LiDAR) support
Priscu, John C-505-M McMurdo LTER – Limnology: Ecosystem response to amplified landscape connectivity in the McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica
Pundsack, Jonathan T-434-M The Polar Geospatial Information Center: Joint support
Rotella, Jay B-009-M Collaborative Research: The drivers and role of immigration in the dynamics of the largest population of Weddell seals in Antarctica under changing conditions
Sample, John A-144-M Balloon Observations Of Microburst Scales (BOOMS)
Shero, Michelle B-026-M Collaborative Research: Physiological and genetic correlates of reproductive success in high- versus low-quality Weddell seals
Spangelo, Sara X-600-M Swarm Technologies
Stein, Ariel O-257-M/S U.S. Department of Commerce NOAA Global Monitoring Division (GMD)
Stephens, Britton O-404-M Investigating biogeochemical fluxes and linkages to climate change with multi-scale observations in the Drake Passage
Sumner, Dawn B-047-M Seasonal primary productivity and nitrogen cycling in photosynthetic mats, Lake Fryxell, McMurdo Dry Valleys
Thurber, Andrew B-249-M CAREER: Ecosystem impacts of microbial succession and production at Antarctic methane seeps
Tremblay, Marissa G-059-M Reconstructing temperatures during the mid-Pliocene Warm Period in the McMurdo Dry Valleys with cosmogenic noble gases
Tulaczyk, Slawek C-446-M Thwaites Interdisciplinary Margin Evolution (TIME): the role of shear margin dynamics in the future evolution of the Thwaites Drainage Basin
Venturelli, Ryan C-443-M Geological History Constraints on the magnitude of grounding line retreat in the Thwaites Glacier system (GHC)
Wilson, Terry G-079-M Collaborative Research: Investigating Ice Sheet - Solid Earth Feedbacks in West Antarctica: Implications for ice sheet evolution and stability
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