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United States Antarctic Program, 2009-2010: Summary and Background
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Antarctic Earth Sciences projects, 2009-2010

Principal Investigator Award No. Project Title
Anderson, Dale NASA Award Lake Joyce Microbialites
Anderson, John 0837925 History of and mechanisms leading to post-LGM retreat of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet
Barbeau, David 0732995 Testing the polar gateway glaciation hypothesis: The kinematic sedimentary, water-mass, and ice-volume record of Drake Passage opening
Bender, Michael 0636731 Dating and paleoenvironmental studies on ancient ice in the McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica
Blankenship, Donald 0733025 IPY Research: Investigating the Cryospheric Evolution of the Central Antarctic Plate (ICECAP)
Butler, Rhett EAR 0004370 Global seismograph station at South Pole and Palmer stations
Gillies, John 0636218 Dynamics of aeolian processes in the McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica
Harvey, Ralph 0839168 Antarctic Search for Meteorites (ANSMET)
Huerta, Audrey 0739713 Byrd Glacier: Evidence for plateau collapse
Kemerait, Robert NSF/DOD MOA Dry Valley seismic project
Kirschvink, Joseph 0739541 Upper Cretaceous-Lower Paleocene strata from the James Ross Island region: Chemo-, magneto-, and biomarker tests of intercontinental correlation and extinction hypotheses
Kyle, Philip 0838817 Mount Erebus Volcano Observatory III (MEVO III): Conduit processes and surveillance.
MacPhee, Ross 0636639 Vertebrate paleontology of Livingston Island, South Shetlands, Antarctica
Morin, Paul 0753663 The Antarctic Geospatial Information Center: Collecting, Creating, Delivering and Archiving for the Community
Nitsche, Frank-Oliver 0838735 Cross-shelf troughs as indicators of ice sheet dynamics along the West Antarctic continental margin
Nyblade, Andy 0537371 A broadband seismic experiment to image the lithosphere beneath the Gamburtsev Mountains, East Antarctica
Simms, Alexander 0838781 Constraining the deglaciation of the Antarctic Peninsula using OSL dated beach deposits
Soreghan, Gerilyn 0842639 Development of Quantitative weather indicators in proximal alluvial sediments to assess glacial activity in the rock record
Wilson, Terry 0632322 IPY POLENET-Antarctica: Investigating links between geodynamics and ice sheets
Wyatt, Michael 0739702 Orbital spectral mapping of surface compositions in the antarctic Dry Valleys: Regional distributions of secondary mineral-phases as climate indicators
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