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Ainley, David B-031-M/N NSFGEO-NERC Collaborative Research: P2P: Predators to Plankton – Biophysical controls in Antarctic polynyas
Ballard, Grant B-200-M Population growth at the southern extreme: Effects of early life conditions on Adélie penguin individuals and colonies
Bik, Holly B-252-N Do molecular data support high endemism and divergent evolution of Antarctic marine nematodes and their host-associated microbiomes?
Bowman, Jeff B-285-L/P CAREER: Understanding Microbial Heterotrophic Processes In Coastal Antarctic Waters
Briggs, Brandon B-011-M Genetic underpinnings of microbial interactions in chemically stratified Antarctic lakes
Eppley, Sarah B-289-E Collaborative Research: Exploring the functional role of plants during terrestrial succession
Gerken, Sarah B-010-N Collaborative Research: ANT LIA Cumacean -Omics to Measure Mode of Adaptation to Antarctica (COMMAA)
Halanych, Kenneth B-305-N Collaborative Research: Have trans-Antarctic dispersal corridors impacted Antarctic marine biodiversity?
Huckstadt, Luis B-038-L NSFGEO-NERC Collaborative Research: Effects of a changing climate on the habitat utilization, foraging ecology and distribution of crabeater seals
Khan, Alia B-466-E CAREER: Coastal Antarctic snow algae and light absorbing particles: snowmelt, climate, and ecosystem impacts
Kocot, Kevin B-237-L/N CAREER: Revolutionizing biodiversity and systematics research on Aplacophora (Mollusca) and training the next generation of invertebrate systematists
Kocot, Kevin B-237-L/N CAREER: Revolutionizing biodiversity and systematics research on Aplacophora (Mollusca) and training the next generation of invertebrate systematists
Kohut, Josh B-005-L Physical mechanisms driving food web focusing on Antarctic biological hotspots
Learman, Deric B-014-N Collaborative Research: Connecting metagenome potential to microbial function: Investigating microbial degradation of Complex Organic Matter Antarctic Benthic Sediments
McClintock, James B-027-P Assemblage-wide effects of ocean acidification and ocean warming on ecologically important macroalgal-associated crustaceans in Antarctica
McDonald, Birgitte B-245-M/N CAREER: Foraging ecology and physiology of Emperor penguins in the Ross Sea
Moline, Mark B-308-P Collaborative Research: Linking predator behavior and resource distributions: penguin-directed exploration of an ecological hotspot
O'Brien, Kristin B-036-E/L/P Hypoxia tolerance in notothenioid fishes
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
Shero, Michelle B-026-M Collaborative Research: Physiological and genetic correlates of reproductive success in high- versus low-quality Weddell seals
Sumner, Dawn B-047-M Seasonal primary productivity and nitrogen cycling in photosynthetic mats, Lake Fryxell, McMurdo Dry Valleys
Teets, Nicholas B-046-L/P Mechanisms of adaptation to terrestrial Antarctica through comparative physiology and genomics of Antarctic and sub-Antarctic insects
Thurber, Andrew B-249-M CAREER: Ecosystem impacts of microbial succession and production at Antarctic methane seeps
van Gestel, Natasja B-086-P Antarctica as a model system for responses of terrestrial carbon balance to warming
Watters, George B-006-L US Antarctic Marine Living Resources Program (AMLR)
Weissburg, Marc B-198-L/N/P Collaborative Research: Individual based approaches to understanding krill distributions and aggregations
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