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1. Establishing the Chronology and Histories of Accumulation and Ice Dynamics for the WAIS Divide Core [USAP-0944197_1]
This award supports a project to help to establish the depth-age chronology and the histories of accumulation and ice dynamics for the WAIS Divide ice core. The depth-age relationship and the histories ...


2. Blue Ice Tephra II - Brimstone Peak [NSIDC-0114_1]
This data set is the result of a study of volcanic ash and rock fragment (tephra) layers in exposed blue ice areas on Brimstone Peak (75.888S 158.55E) in East Antarctica. Tephra samples were collected ...


3. Blue Ice Tephra II - Mt. DeWitt [NSIDC-0115_1]
This data set is the result of a study of volcanic ash and rock fragment (tephra) layers in exposed blue ice areas on Mt. DeWitt, Antarctica (77.12 deg S, 159.51 deg E). Tephra samples were collected ...


4. Carbon-Isotopic Composition of Atmospheric CO2 since the Last Glacial Maximum [NSIDC-0108_1]
These data describe the concentration and carbon-isotopic composition (d13CO2) of atmospheric CO2 from air trapped in ice between 27,000 and 1,300 years before present from Taylor Dome, Antarctica. ...


5. Climatic and environmental constraints on aboveground-belowground linkages on the Antarctic Peninsula [Antarctic_Peninsula_Constraints_on_Above_and_Belowground_Linkages_1]
From multiple sites over a latitudinal gradient along the Antarctic Peninsula, we collected up to 20 soil and vegetation samples from each of the available aboveground cover types (including moss, ...


6. Collaborative Research: Using Fracture Patterns and Ice Thickness to Study the History and Dynamics of Grounding Line Migration and Shutdown of Kamb and Whillans Ice Streams [fahnestock_0440636_1]
The work is in collaboration with co-PI Christina Hulbe and at Portland State University. In our previous work we were able to image, map, and interpret streak lines (flow trajectories) on the Ross ...


7. Concentration and Isotopic Composition of O2 and N2 in Trapped Gases of the Vostok Ice Core [NSIDC-0107_1]
These data describe the d18O of O2, d15N of N2, d18Oatm, and O2/N2 ratios of trapped gases in the Vostok ice core from East Antarctica. The investigator used a mass spectrometer to measure gas concentrations ...


8. Methylmercury in Antarctic Krill Microbiomes [USAP-1543412_1]
The goal of this project was to conduct a preliminary assessment of gut microbiomes in Antarctic krill (Euphasia superba) collected in coastal waters west of the Antarctic Peninsula and identify organisms ...


9. Micrometeorites from the South Pole Water Well [NSIDC-0113_1]
Micrometeorites dated between 1100 A.D. to 1500 A.D. were collected from the bottom of the South Pole Water Well in December 1995. Element analyses of 181 cosmic glass spherule and micrometeorite ...


10. Surface Elevation and Ice Thickness, Western Marie Byrd Land, Antarctica [NSIDC-0119_1]
This data set provides surface elevation and ice thickness data for a portion of the Marie Byrd Land sector of West Antarctica, including the Ford Ranges, the Sulzberger Ice Shelf, much of the Edward ...


11. Tephra in Siple and Taylor Dome Ice Cores [NSIDC-0110_1]
This data set consists of electron microprobe geochemical analyses of glass shards sampled from Siple Dome and Taylor Dome ice cores during the 1999-2000 field season. Geochemical data are in tab-delimited ...


12. Three-Hourly Antarctic Automatic Weather Station Data, 1980-2000 [NSIDC-0111_1]
The Automatic Weather Station (AWS) Project, funded by the NSF Office of Polar Programs, involves collecting meteorological data from an array of automatic weather stations in Antarctica, Greenland, ...


13. WAISCORES: Deep Ice Coring in West Antarctica [NSIDC-0120_1]
The WAISCORES project is part of the National Science Foundation Office of Polar Programs' West Antarctic Ice Sheet (WAIS) initiative, which is aimed at understanding the influence of the West Antarctic ...


14. Collaborative Research: MIDGE: Minimally Invasive Direct Glacial Exploration of Biogeochemistry, Hydrology and Glaciology of Blood Falls, McMurdo Dry Valleys [USAP-1144192_1]
Recent discoveries of widespread liquid water and microbial ecosystems below the Antarctic ice sheets have generated considerable interest in studying Antarctic subglacial environments. Understanding ...


15. Araon RossSea_Araon [RossSea_Araon_1]   PARENT DIF
The NSF-supported research icebreaker operates year-round in support of the U.S. Antarctic Program, carrying out global change studies in biological, chemical, physical, and oceanographic disciplines. ...


16. CORONA Satellite Photographs from the U.S. Geological Survey [CORONA_SATELLITE_PHOTOS]
The first generation of U.S. photo intelligence satellites collected more than 860,000 images of the Earth’s surface between 1960 and 1972. The classified military satellite systems code-named CORONA, ...


17. EAGER: Surface Variability and Spectral Analyses of the Central Transantarctic Mountains, Antarctica [USAP-1758224_1]
Intellectual Merit: Ice free rock outcrops in the Transantarctic Mountains provide the only accessible windows into the interior of the ice covered Antarctic continent; they are extremely remote ...


18. The effects of ocean acidification and rising sea surface temperatures on shallow-water benthic organisms in Antarctica [NSF-ANT10-41022_1]
The research will investigate the individual and combined effects of rising ocean acidification and sea surface temperatures on shallow-water calcified benthic organisms in western Antarctic Peninsular ...


19. Araon RossSea_Araon [RossSea_Araon]   PARENT DIF
The NSF-supported research icebreaker operates year-round in support of the U.S. Antarctic Program, carrying out global change studies in biological, chemical, physical, and oceanographic disciplines. ...


20. Circumpolar Deep Water and the West Antarctic Ice Sheet [USAP-9725024_1]
This project will study the dynamics of Circumpolar Deep Water intruding on the continental shelf of the West Antarctic coast, and the effect of this intrusion on the production of cold, dense bottom ...


21. Rotational temperature studies of the hydroxyl airglow layer above Davis, Antarctica. [Davis_OH_airglow]
These OH rotational temperature data are derived from spectra collected with a Czerny-Turner scanning grating spectrometer operating at Davis station (69S, 78E), Antarctica (see Greet et al., 1998; ...


22. Collaborative Research: The Chemical Ecology of Shallow-water Marine Macroalgae and Invertebrates on the Antarctic Peninsula - continuing [USAP-1341333_1]
The coastal environments of the western Antarctic Peninsula harbor rich assemblages of marine animals and algae. The importance of the interactions between these groups of organisms in the ecology ...


23. The Chemical Ecology of Shallow-water Marine Macroalgae and Invertebrates on the Antarctic Peninsula [NSF-ANT04-42769_1]
Mesoherbivores, and specifically amphipods, are a conspicuous and dominant component of the macroalgal community in Antarctica. Despite their high abundance, the functional ecology, and particularly ...


24. The Chemical Ecology of Shallow-water Marine Macroalgae and Invertebrates on the Antarctic Peninsula - NSF-ANT04-42857 [NSF-ANT04-42857_1]
Mesoherbivores, and specifically amphipods, are a conspicuous and dominant component of the macroalgal community in Antarctica. Despite their high abundance, the functional ecology, and particularly ...


25. The Chemical Ecology of Shallow-water Marine Macroalgae and Invertebrates on the Antarctic Peninsula - NSF-ANT08-38773 [NSF-ANT08-38773_1]
The near shore environments of the western Antarctic Peninsula (WAP) harbor extremely high densities of mesograzers (small invertebrate predators approximately 1-25 mm in length) such as benthic amphipods, ...


26. The Chemical Ecology of Shallow-water Marine Macroalgae and Invertebrates on the Antarctic Peninsula - NSF-ANT08-38776 [NSF-ANT08-38776_1]
The near shore environments of the western Antarctic Peninsula (WAP) harbor extremely high densities of mesograzers (small invertebrate predators approximately 1-25 mm in length) such as benthic amphipods, ...


27. Collaborative Research: Fjord Ecosystem Structure and Function on the West Antarctic Peninsula - Hotspots of Productivity and Biodiversity? (FjordEco) award#1443733 [USAP-1443733_1]
Marine communities along the western Antarctic Peninsula are highly productive ecosystems which support a diverse assemblage of charismatic animals such as penguins, seals, and whales as well as commercial ...


28. Collaborative Research: Importance of Heterotrophic and Phototrophic N2 Fixation in the McMurdo Dry Valleys on Local, Regional and Landscape Scales - award #1246292 [USAP-1246292_1]
The McMurdo Dry Valleys of Antarctica represents the largest perpetually ice-free region on the continent. With the combination of prevailing katabatic winds and extremely low precipitation rates, ...


29. Curation of National Antarctic Sediment Collections [USAP-1457577_1]
The grant was for the re-curation of the Antarctic Sediment collection and prepare the collection for transportation to Oregon State University. The move of the cores took place in July and August ...


30. Collaborative Research: POLENET-Antarctica: Investigating Links Between Geodynamics and Ice Sheets - Phase 2 [USAP-1249631_1]
Intellectual Merit: The PIs continued and expanded GPS and seismic measurements for ANET-POLENET to advance understanding of geodynamic processes and their influence on the West Antarctic Ice Sheet. ...


31. R/V Laurence M. Gould LMG1808 - Palmer Station Opening [LMG1808_1]   PARENT DIF
The NSF-supported research icebreaker Laurence M. Gould operates year-round in support of the U.S. Antarctic Program, carrying out global change studies in biological, chemical, physical, and oceanographic ...


32. R/V Laurence M. Gould LMG1809 - Palmer Science Movements [LMG1809_1]   PARENT DIF
The NSF-supported research icebreaker Laurence M. Gould operates year-round in support of the U.S. Antarctic Program, carrying out global change studies in biological, chemical, physical, and oceanographic ...


33. R/V Laurence M. Gould LMG1810 [LMG1810_1]   PARENT DIF
The NSF-supported research icebreaker Laurence M. Gould operates year-round in support of the U.S. Antarctic Program, carrying out global change studies in biological, chemical, physical, and oceanographic ...


34. R/V Laurence M. Gould LMG1811 - Palmer Cargo; Shirreff Opening [LMG1811_1]   PARENT DIF
The NSF-supported research icebreaker Laurence M. Gould operates year-round in support of the U.S. Antarctic Program, carrying out global change studies in biological, chemical, physical, and oceanographic ...


35. R/V Nathaniel B. Palmer NBP1808 - Rio Grande Rise: New Questions On Plume Dynamics, Atlantic Tectonic Evolution And An Important Window To The African Large-Low-Shear-Wave-Velocity Provinces (LLSVP) [NBP1808_1]   PARENT DIF
The NSF-supported research icebreaker Nathaniel B. Palmer operates year-round in support of the U.S. Antarctic Program, carrying out global change studies in biological, chemical, physical, and oceanographic ...


36. A Preliminary Assessment of the Influence of Ice Cover on Microbial Carbon and Energy Acquisition during the Antarctic Winter-spring Seasonal Transition [USAP-1656344_1]
This EAGER project will compare gene expression patterns in the planktonic communities under ice covers that form in coastal embayment's in the Antarctic Peninsula. Previous efforts taking advantage ...


37. CAREER: Deciphering Antarctic Climate Variability during the Temperate/Polar Transition and Improving Climate Change Literacy in Louisiana through a Companion Outreach Program [NSF-ANT10-48343_1]
Intellectual Merit: The PI proposes a high-resolution paleoenvironmental study of pollen, spore, fresh-water algae, and dinoflagellate cyst assemblages to investigate the palynological record of sudden ...


38. Collaborative Research: Assessing the Global Climate Response to Melting of the Antarctic Ice Sheet [USAP-1443394_1]
There is compelling historical evidence that the West Antarctic Ice Sheet (WAIS) is vulnerable to rapid retreat and collapse. Recent observations, compared to observations made 20-30 years before, ...


39. Collaborative Research: Inert Gas and Methane Based Climate Records throughout the South Pole Deep Ice Core [USAP-1443710_1]
Gases trapped in ice cores have revealed astonishing things about the greenhouse gas composition of the past atmosphere, including the fact that carbon dioxide concentrations never rose above 300 ...


40. Collaborative Research: Body Size, Oxygen, and Vulnerability to Climate Change in Antarctic Pycnogonida [USAP-1341476_1]
Beginning with the earliest expeditions to the poles, scientists have noted that many polar taxa grow to unusually large body sizes, a phenomenon now known as 'polar gigantism.' Although scientists ...


41. Vostok Antarctic Ice Core Data for 420,000 years, from WDC Paleoclimatology [EARTH_LAND_NGDC_PALEO_VOSTOK1]
The Vostok Ice Core Data is one of the primary Antarctic Paleoclimate Datasets. It covers the time from the present back to 422,000 years before the present. It is available from the World ...


42. Collaborative Research: Deglaciation of the Ross Sea Embayment - Constraints from Roosevelt Island - award #0943466 [USAP-0943466_1]
This award supports a project to use the Roosevelt Island ice core as a glaciological dipstick for the eastern Ross Sea. Recent attention has focused on the eastern Ross Embayment, where there are ...


43. Collaborative Research: Exploring the Vulnerability of Southern Ocean Pinnipeds to Climate Change - An Integrated Approach [USAP-1142108_1]
Building on previously funded NSF research, the use of paleobiological and paleogenetic data from mummified elephant seal carcasses found along the Dry Valleys and Victoria Land Coast in areas that ...


44. Collaborative Research: Totten Glacier System and the Marine Record of Cryosphere - Ocean Dynamics #1143833 [USAP-1143833_1]
This project will investigate the marine component of the Totten Glacier and Moscow University Ice Shelf, East Antarctica. This system is of critical importance because it drains one-eighth of the ...


45. Anisotropic Ice and Stratigraphic Disturbances [USAP-1246045_1]
This award supported a project that investigated a number of questions regarding the measurement and development of crystal orientation fabrics in ice sheets, and the relation of crystal orientation ...


46. C-axis Fabric from Physical Properties Samples of the WAIS Divide Ice Core [NSIDC-0605_1]
This data set contains c-axis fabric measurements and grain area from the physical properties samples taken from the main West Antarctic Ice Sheet (WAIS) Divide ice core, WDC06A , Antarctica.


47. CAREER: Protist Nutritional Strategies in Permanently Stratified Antarctic Lakes [USAP-1056396_1]
This project supported an integrated research and education program in the fields of polar biology and environmental microbiology, focusing on single-celled eukaryotes (protists) in high latitude ...


48. Ethane Measurements in the Intermediate Depth South Pole Ice Core (SPICECORE) [USAP-1644245_1]
This award supports a project to measure ethane in ice core air extracted from the recently drilled intermediate depth South Pole ice core (SPICECORE). Ethane is an abundant hydrocarbon in the atmosphere. ...


49. Snow and Firn Temperature and Permeability Measurements from Siple Dome, Antarctica [NSIDC-0100_1]
This data set includes measurements of snow and firn temperature and permeability collected between November 1998 and June 1999 at Siple Dome. The physical characteristics of snow determine the nature ...


50. Southern Ocean Carbon and Climate Observations and Modeling (SOCCOM) [USAP-1425989_1]
Southern Ocean Carbon and Climate Observations and Modeling (SOCCOM) project seeks to drive a transformative shift in our understanding of the crucial role of the Southern Ocean in taking up anthropogenic ...


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