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United States Antarctic Program, 2009-2010: Summary and Background
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Antarctic Organisms and Ecosystems projects, 2009-2010

Principal Investigator Award No. Project Title
Adams, Byron 0840979 Limits and Drivers of Metazoan Distributions in the TAM
Ainley, David 0440643 Geographic structure of Adelie penguin populations: Demography of population change
Amsler, Charles 0838773 The chemical ecology of shallow-water marine macro-algae and invertebrates on the Antarctic Peninsula
Barrett, John 0838922 The role of snow patches on the spatial distribution of soil microbial communities and biogeochemical cycling in the antarctic dry valleys
Carpenter, Edward 0739640 Biogeochemistry of cyanobacterial mats and hyporheic zone microbes in McMurdo Dry Valley glacial melt-water streams
Costa, Daniel 0838927 Weddell seals as autonomous sensors of the winter oceanography of the Ross Sea
Davis, Randall 0739390 Hunting darkness: Behavioral and energetic strategies of Weddell seals in winter
Doran, Peter NASA-ASTEP project NASA ASTEP: Environmentally Non-Disturbing Under-ice Robotic ANtarctiC Explorer (ENDURANCE)
Doran, Peter 0423595 Role of resource legacy on contemporary linkages between biodiversity and ecosystem processes in a cold desert ecosystem: The McMurdo Dry Valley LTER program
Ducklow, Hugh 0823101 Palmer Long Term Ecological Research (LTER): Looking back in time through marine ecosystem space, microbial ecology component
Emslie, Steven 0739575 Stable isotope analyses of pygoscelid penguin remains from active and abandoned colonies in Antarctica
Foreman, Christine 0838970 The biogeochemical evolution of dissolved organic matter in a fluvial system on the Cotton Glacier, Antarctica
Fountain, Andrew 0423595 Role of resource legacy on contemporary linkages between biodiversity and ecosystem processes in a cold desert ecosystem: The McMurdo Dry Valley LTER program
Fraser, Bill 0823101 Palmer Long Term Ecological Research (LTER): Looking back in time through marine ecosystem space, apex predator component
Garrott, Robert 0635739 Interactions of environmental variability, life-history traits, and demography in an apex Antarctic predator
Kennicutt, Mahlon 0354573 Temporal variability in natural and anthropogenic disturbance of McMurdo Station
Kim, Stacy 0619622 Development of a remotely operated vehicle for under-ice research in polar environments
Lee, Richard 0837559 Role of Dehydration and Photoperiodism in preparing an Antarctic insect for the polar night
Lyons, Berry 0423595 Role of resource legacy on contemporary linkages between biodiversity and ecosystem processes in a cold desert ecosystem: The McMurdo Dry Valley LTER program
Manahan, Donal 0504072 A graduate training program in Antarctica: Integrative biology and adaptation of antarctic marine organisms
Martinson, Doug 0823101 Palmer Long Term Ecological Research (LTER): Looking back in time through marine ecosystem space, physical oceanography component
McKay, Christopher NASA ASTEP Award IceBite: An auger and sampling systems for ground ice on Mars
McKnight, Diane 0423595 Role of resource legacy on contemporary linkages between biodiversity and ecosystem processes in a cold desert ecosystem: The McMurdo Dry Valley LTER program
Naveen, Ron 0739430 Multispecies, Multiscale Investigations of Long-term Changes in Penguin and Seabird Populations on the Antarctic Peninsula
Nowacek, Douglas 0739483 The ecological role of a poorly studied antarctic krill predator, the humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae)
Priscu, John 0423595 Role of resource legacy on contemporary linkages between biodiversity and ecosystem processes in a cold desert ecosystem: The McMurdo Dry Valley LTER program
Saito, Mak 0732665 Comparative genomic and proteomic survey of major antarctic marine phytoplankton: A foundation for polar phytoplankton genomics
Schofield, Oscar 0823101 Palmer Longer Term Ecological Research (LTER): Looking back in time through marine ecosystem space (phytoplankton component)
Skidmore, Mark 0636770 Biogeochemistry and geomicrobiology of Taylor Glacier basal ice
Steinberg, Deborah 0823101 Palmer Long Term Ecological Research (LTER): Looking back in time through marine ecosystem space, zooplankton component
Torres, Joseph 0741348 Possible climate-induced change in the distribution of Pleuragramma antarcticum on the Western Antarctic Peninsula shelf
Trivelpiece, Wayne 0839129 Penguins as monitors of the krill-centric Southern Ocean marine ecosystem
Virginia, Ross 0423595 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 0423595 Role of resource legacy on contemporary linkages between biodiversity and ecosystem processes in a cold desert ecosystem: The McMurdo Dry Valley LTER program
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