2008-2009 Science Planning Summary
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2008-2009 Project Indexes
 
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Ainley, David B-031-M Adelie penguin response to climate change at the individual, colony, and metapopulation levels
Albert, Mary I-155-M Norwegian-United States IPY Scientific Traverse: Climate variability and glaciology in East Antarctica
Alderkamp, Anne-Carlijn B-244-N Shedding dynamic light on iron limitation: The interplay of iron limitation and dynamic irradiance conditions in governing the phytoplankton distribution in the Ross Sea
Alley, Richard I-168-M Collaborative research: Physical properties of the WAIS Divide deep core
Anandakrishnan, Sridhar I-205-M IPY, Flow dynamics of two Amundsen Sea glaciers: Thwaites and Pine Island
Arrigo, Kevin B-244-N Shedding dynamic light on iron limitation: The interplay of iron limitation and dynamic irradiance conditions in governing the phytoplankton distribution in the Ross Sea
Ashworth, Allan G-294-M Collaborative Research: Integrating geomorphological and paleoecological studies to reconstruct Neogene environments of the Transantarctic Mountains
Aydin, Murat I-344-S Collaborative Research: The time evolution of trace gases in South Pole firn air
Barbeau, David L. G-432-E COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH: Testing the Polar Gateway Glaciation Hypothesis: the Kinematic, Sedimentary, Water-Mass, and Ice-Volume Record of Drake Passage Opening
Bartalos Von Nagymad, Michael Arpad W-481-M The Art of Recycling in Antarctica: The Long View
Bell, Robin E G-065-M Collaborative Research: GAMBIT: Gamburtsev aerogeophysical mapping of bedrock and ice targets
Bender, Michael G-070-M Collaborative Research: Dating and paleoenvironmental studies on ancient ice in the Dry Valleys, Antarctica
Bieber, John A-120-M Cosmic ray observations at McMurdo Station
Blankenship, Donald G-098-M IPY Research: Investigating the cryospheric evolution of the central Antarctic plate (ICECAP)
Blatt, Lisa Kaye W-467-M Antarctica : Exquisite Light and Dark
Bowser, Samuel G-093-M Collaborative Research: Linking modern benthic communities and taphonomic processes to the stratigraphic record of Antarctic cores
Carlstrom, John A-370-S Science Coordination Office for Astrophysical Research in Antarctica (SCOARA-II)
Carlstrom, John A-379-S Cosmological Research with the 10-meter South Pole Telescope
Carpenter, Edward B-305-M Collaborative Research: Biogeochemistry of cyanobacterial mats and hyporheic zone microbes in McMurdo Dry Valley glacial meltwater streams
Cassano, John O-400-M Collaborative Research: Atmosphere-Ocean-Ice Interaction in a Coastal Polynya
Conway, Howard I-196-M Grounding-line retreat in the southern Ross Sea and constraints from Scott Glacier
Davis, Randall B-017-M Collaborative Research: Hunting in darkness: Behavioral and energetic strategies of Weddell seals in winter
DeMaster, David B-237-L/N/P Collaborative research: Benthic faunal feeding dynamics on the Antarctic shelf and the effects of global climate change on bentho-pelagic coupling
DeMaster, David B-237-L/N/P Collaborative research: Benthic faunal feeding dynamics on the Antarctic shelf and the effects of global climate change on bentho-pelagic coupling
Deshler, Terry A-131-M Measurements addressing the initial stages of ozone recovery, the nucleation of, index of refraction of, and existence of large PSC particles
Domack, Eugene C-515-L Collaborative Research in IPY: Abrupt Environmental Change in the Larsen Ice Shelf System, a Multidisciplinary Approach - Marine and Quaternary Geosciences
Doran, Peter B-426-M Role of resource legacy on contemporary linkages between biodiversity and ecosystem processes in a cold desert ecosystem: The McMurdo Dry Valley LTER program
Emslie, Steven D B-034-E Stable isotope analyses of pygoscelid penguin remains from active and abandoned colonies in Antarctica
Evenson, Paul A-333-S IceCube operations and maintenance
Fountain, Andrew B-425-M Role of resource legacy on contemporary linkages between biodiversity and ecosystem processes in a cold desert ecosystem: The McMurdo Dry Valleys LTER program
Fraser, Bill C-013-L/P Palmer Long Term Ecological Research (LTER): Looking back in time through marine ecosystem space, apex predator component
Fraser-Smith, Antony A-100-M Operation of an ELF/VLF radiometer at Arrival Heights
Frey, Markus M. I-151-M Atmospheric, snow and firn chemistry studies for interpretation of WAIS-divide cores
Garrott, Robert B-009-M The demographic consequences of environmental variability and individual heterogeneity in life-history tactics of a long-lived Antarctic marine predator
Gillies, John G-167-M Dynamics of aeolian processes in the McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica
Gogineni, Prasad I-189-M Center for Remote Sensing of Ice Sheets (CReSIS) - Basler airborne radar survey
Gogineni, Prasad I-188-M Center for Remote Sensing of Ice Sheets (CReSIS) - ground radar and seismic operations
Gorham, Peter W A-142-M Antarctic Impulsive Transient Antenna (ANITA)
Hall, Brenda I-196-M Grounding-line retreat in the southern Ross Sea and constraints from Scott Glacier
Hallman, Jr, Walter Paul T-983-M Deployment and Test of 8 Bladed Propeller for the LC-130
Hargreaves, Geoffrey I-478-M National Ice Core Laboratory (NICL) core-handling and data recording
Hernandez, Gonzalo A-110-M/S Austral high-latitude atmospheric dynamics
Hersko, Judit W-479-M Shifting Baselines: Antarctica
Huerta, Audrey G-437-M Byrd Glacier: Evidence for plateau collapse
Inan, Umran A-108-S A VLF beacon transmitter at South Pole
Inan, Umran A-327-N ELF/VLF observation in the southern Pacific Ocean
Inan, Umran A-336-P ELF/VLF observation of whistler-mode waves, lightning discharge, and gamma-ray events from Palmer Station
Ingall, Ellery C-384-O SGER Collaborative Research: Mechanisms behind non-Redfieldian P cycling in water masses of the Southern Ocean, new insights from x-ray spectromicroscopy and electrodialysis
Jacobs, Stanley S O-274-N IPY/ASEP - Collaborative international research: Amundsen Sea Influence on West Antarctic Ice Sheet stability and sea level rise
Johns, Bjorn G-296-M/S Collaborative research: Development of a power and communication system for remote autonomous GPS and seismic stations in Antarctica
Johns, Bjorn T-295-M UNAVCO GPS survey support
Joye, Samantha B-332-M Collaborative Research: Microbially-Mediated Anaerobic Carbon Cycling in Limnologically Contrasting Perennially Ice-Covered Antarctic Lakes
Kemerait, Robert G-078-M Dry Valley seismic project
Kennicutt, Mahlon B-518-M Temporal variability in natural and anthropogenic disturbance of McMurdo Station
Kim, Stacy B-174-M Development of a remotely operated vehicle for under-ice research in polar environments
Kirschvink, Joseph G-436-E Collaborative Research: Upper Cretaceous-lower Paleocene strata from the James Ross Island region: Chemo-, Magneto-, and biomarker tests of intercontinental correlation and extinction hypotheses
Kovac, John A-039-S Collaborative Research: BICEP2 and SPUD - A search for inflation with degree-scale polarimetry from the South Pole
Kyle, Phillip G-081-M Mount Erebus Volcano Observatory II (MEVO II): Surveillance, models, impacts and outreach
Lawson, R. Paul O-226-S Continuation of Ice Crystal Observations at South Pole Station and Collection of Cloud Microphysical Data on Ross Island in Support of ANTCI and RIME
Lazzara, Matt O-283-M Collaborative research: Antarctic Automatic Weather Station Program (AWS), 2007-2010
Lazzara, Matt O-202-M Antarctic Meteorological Research Center (AMRC)
Leonard, Cheryl Elizabeth W-482-P Antarctica: Hidden Musical Worlds
Lessard, Marc A-105-M Collaborative Research: Polar Experiment Network for Geospace Upper atmosphere Investigations (PENGUIn) - Advancing the vision for global studies
Lessard, Marc A-112-M Polar Experiment Network for Geospace Upper-atmosphere Investigations: PENGUIn
Lessard, Marc A-106-M Collaberative Research: Polar Experiment Network for Geospace Upper-Atmosphere Investigations: PENGUIn - Advancing the Vision for Global Studies
Lewis, Adam G-294-M Collaborative Research: Integrating geomorphological and paleoecological studies to reconstruct Neogene environments of the Transantarctic Mountains
MacPhee, Ross G-170-E Vertebrate paleontology of Livingston Island, South Shetlands, Antarctica
Martinson, Doug O-241-L SASSI Mooring Array in the Western Antarctic Peninsula
Martinson, Doug C-021-L Palmer Long Term Ecological Research (LTER): Looking back in time through marine ecosystem space, physical oceanography component
Mende, Stephen A-104-S Antarctic auroral imaging
Miller, Mary K Y-607-M Ice Stories: A Public Educational Resource for IPY
Miller, Molly G-093-M Collaborative Research: Linking modern benthic communities and taphonomic processes to the stratigraphic record of Antarctic cores
Morin, Paul T-434-M The Antarctic Geospatial Information Center: Collecting, creating, delivering and archiving for the community
Mukhopadhyay, Sujoy G-438-M Project Summary: Landform Evolution in the Dry Valleys and its implications for Miocene-Pliocene climate change in Antarctica
Noble, Anne Lysbeth W-468-M White Lantern
Nowacek, Douglas P B-249-L Collaborative research: The ecological role of a poorly studied Antarctic krill predator, the humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae)
Nyblade, Andy G-055-M Collaborative Research: A broadband seismic experiment to image the lithosphere beneath the Gamburtsev Mountains, East Antarctica
Orsi, Alejandro H O-401-E SGER: Direct Cross-Slope Ventilation of the ACC at the Western Scotia Ridge
Padman, Laurence O-265-E SGER: Direct Cross-Slope Ventilation of the ACC at the Western Scotia Ridge
Palo, Scott A-284-S Collaborative study of the Antarctic mesosphere and lower thermosphere
Panek, Richard J W-483-S "Seeing" Dark Energy From the South Pole
Parker, Timothy T-299-M IRIS/PASSCAL seismic support
Pekar, Stephen G-049-M ANDRILL: Investigating Antarctica's role in Cenozoic global environmental change
Priscu, John B-422-M The Role of Resource Legacy on Contemporary Linkages Between Biodiversity and Ecosystem Processes in a Cold Desert Ecosystem: The McMurdo Dry Valley LTER Program
Pryke, Clement A-039-S Collaborative Research: BICEP2 and SPUD - A search for inflation with degree-scale polarimetry from the South Pole
Sambrotto, Raymond C-457-O Bio-physical variability in regions of the Southern Ocean with contrasting climatic response: The eastern Amundsen and Ross Seas
Schumann, Randy I-478-M National Ice Core Laboratory (NICL) core-handling and data recording
Seo, Eun-Suk A-137-M Cosmic Ray Energetics And Mass (CREAM)
Shank, Timothy M. B-331-E Biogeography and Evolution of Chemosynthetic Ecosystems in the Southern Ocean
Shaw, Tim B-387-N Free-drifting icebergs as proliferating dispersion sites of iron enrichment, organic carbon production and export in the Southern Ocean
Sivjee, Gulamabas A-129-S Observation of upper-atmospheric energetics, dynamics, and long-term variations over South Pole Station
Sletten, Ronald G-121-M Ground ice dynamics in hyperarid soils of the McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica
Smith, Craig B-212-L/N Collaborative research: Benthic faunal feeding dynamics on the Antarctic shelf and the effects of global climate change on bentho-pelagic coupling
Smith, Craig B-212-L/N Collaborative research: Benthic faunal feeding dynamics on the Antarctic shelf and the effects of global climate change on bentho-pelagic coupling
Smith, Kenneth B-050-N Free drifting icebergs: Influence of floating islands on pelagic ecosystems in the Weddell Sea
Sprintall, Janet O-260-L The Drake Passage high-density XBT/XCTD program
Staudigel, Hubert G-439-M Collaborative research: Microbially mediated alteration of volcanic glass using McMurdo extreme environments as natural laboratories
Steffen, Konrad I-077-E IPY: Stability of Larsen C Ice Shelf in a warming climate
Steinberg, Deborah C-020-L Palmer Long Term Ecological Research (LTER): Looking back in time through marine ecosystem space, zooplankton component
Stepp, Bill A-145-M NASA Long Duration Balloon (LDB) support program
Stern, Oona W-480-P ice fractures; a study of ice shelves and ice sheets
Sternbach, Scott W-484-P Antarctica In Black And White
Sweeney, Colm O-214-N Processes driving spatial and temporal variability of surface pCO2 in the Drake Passage
Szuberla, Curt T-396-M Operation and maintenance of a CTBT class infrasound array at Windless Bight
Taylor, Kendrick I-477-M Investigation of climate, ice dynamics, and biology using a deep ice core from the West Antarctic Ice Sheet
Taylor, Michael A-119-S Investigating wave-driven mesospheric dynamics over South Pole using an advanced mesospheric temperature mapper
Trivelpiece, Wayne B-040-E Penguins as monitors of the krill-centric Southern Ocean marine ecosystem
Virginia, Ross B-423-M Role of resource legacy on contemporary linkages between biodiversity and ecosystem processes in a cold desert ecosystem: The McMurdo Dry Valley LTER program
Wall, Diana B-424-M Role of resource legacy on contemporary linkages between biodiversity and ecosystem processes in a cold desert ecosystem: The McMurdo Dry Valley LTER program
Wu, Norbert Y-608-M/P IPY: Poles Apart: Visual Documentation of the Marine Ecosystems of the Polar Regions
Yuan, Xiaojun O-261-N Collaborative Research: Sampling the ocean - sea ice interaction in the Pacific center of the Antarctic Dipole
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