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Event: Chat Live With Marine Biologists In Antarctica

A collection of four photos: a sea spider and octopus; an octopus; a small sea star; a woman diving

Event: Chat Live With Marine Biologists In Antarctica


November 24, 2021

Join marine biologist Amy Moran and her team live from McMurdo Station, Antarctica as they conduct research in the coldest ocean water on the planet! In this live Zoom event, learn how researchers dive under sea ice to collect sea creatures and discover how animals like sea spiders and sea urchins survive in the cold waters of the Southern Ocean.

When: Friday, December 10, 2021, 1 pm EST

Registration: https://usap.zoomgov.com/webinar/register/WN_OQf7EO-8TZivPLZDT66k6g 

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