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XIII. Radioactive Materials



Section XIII of the 2004-2005 season plans lists the radioactive materials to be used and provides information regarding their form, nuclide, site, and specific use.

PROJECT NUCLIDE FORM SITE USE
BG-232-O 3H 3H – Water R/V Laurence M. Gould Foraging Ecology of Crabeater Seals
BG-235-O 3H

14 C

3H – Thymidine

14C – Sodium Bicarbonate

R/V Laurence M. Gould Winter Distribution and Activities of Sea Ice Microbial Communities in the Western Antarctic Peninsula Region
BG-246-O 14C 14C – Sodium Bicarbonate R/V Nathaniel B. Palmer Winter Ecology of Larval Krill: Quantifying Their Interaction With The Pack Ice Habitat
BP-016-O 14C 14C - Sodium Bicarbonate Palmer Station,

R/V Laurence M. Gould

Palmer, Antarctica Long Term Ecological Research Project: Climate Migration, Ecological Response, and Teleconnections in an Ice-Dominated Environment (Phytoplankton Group)
BP-045-O 3H 3H – Water Palmer Station

R/V Laurence M. Gould

Palmer, Antarctica Long Term Ecological Research Project: Climate Migration, Ecological Response, and Teleconnections in an Ice-Dominated Environment
BO-179-O 3H 3H - Leucine Palmer Station Gene Expression in Extreme Environments: Extending Microarray Technology to Understand Life at its Limits. Field Season 2002-2003
BO-001-O 14C 14C - Sodium

Bicarbonate

McMurdo Station Function and Chemical Nature of Ice-active Substances Associated with Sea Ice Diatoms
BO-005-O 14C

3H

14C – Sodium Bicarbonate

3H- Leucine

McMurdo Station Antifreeze Proteins in Antarctic Fishes
BO-006-O 14C

3H

35S

14C - Alanine

14C - Leucine

14C - ATP

3H - Uridine

3H - Lysine

35S - Methionine

McMurdo Station Energetics of Protein Metabolism During Development of Antarctic Echinoderms
BO-047-O 14C 14C – Sodium Bicarbonate McMurdo Station, US Coast Guard Polar Sea Interannual Variability in the Antarctic Ross Sea: Nutrient Fields and Seasonal Productivity II
BO-134-O 35S 35S – Amino Acid Mixture McMurdo Station Evolutionary Loss of Heat Shock Response In Antarctic Fishes
BM-042-P 14C

3H

14C – Bicarbonate/ Carbonate

3H - Thymidine

McMurdo Station/Dry Valleys The Role of Natural Legacy on Ecosystem Function and Structure in a Polar Desert
BM-042-W 14C 14C - Sodium

Bicarbonate

McMurdo Station McMurdo Dry Valleys LTER
OO-257-O 63Ni 63Ni - Foil or Plated source South Pole Station South Pole Monitoring for Climatic Change:

U.S. Department of Commerce; National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Climate Monitoring and Diagnostics Laboratory (Source is inside an electron capture detector of a gas chromatograph)