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1. ASPIRE: Amundsen Sea Polynya International Research Expedition [NSF-ANT09-44727]
ASPIRE is an NSF-funded project that will examine the ecology of the Amundsen Sea during the Austral summer of 2010. ASPIRE includes an international team of trace metal and carbon chemists, phytoplankton ...


2. Antarctica's Geological History Reflected in Sedimentary Radiogenic Isotopes [NSF-ANT05-38580]
This project studies sediment from the ocean floor to understand Antarctica's geologic history. Glacially eroded from the Antarctic continent, these sediments may offer insight into the 99% Antarctica ...


3. Application for an Early-concept Grant for Exploratory Reasearch (EAGER) to develop a Pathway/Genome Database (PGDB) for the Southern Ocean Haptophyte Phaeocystis Antarctica. [NSF-ANT10-63592]
Phaeocystis antarctica is capable of forming blooms that are denser and more extensive than any other member of the Southern Ocean phytoplankton community. The factors that enable P Antarctica to ...


4. Application of Detrital Zircon Isotope Characteristics and Sandstone Analysis of Beacon Strata to the Tectonic Evolution of the Antarctic Sector of Gondwana [NSF-ANT09-44532]
Intellectual Merit: The goal of this project is to address relationships between foreland basins and their tectonic settings by combining detrital zircon isotope characteristics and sedimentological ...


5. Application of a New Method for Isotopic Analysis of Diatom Microfossil-bound Nitrogen [NSF-ANT04-53680]
The Southern Ocean may play a central role in causing ice ages and general global climate change. This work will reveal key characteristics of the glacial ocean, and may explain the cause of glacial/interglacial ...


6. Atmosphere-Ocean-Ice Interaction in a Coastal Polynya [NSF-ANT07-39464]
Antarctic polynyas are the ice free zones often persisting in continental sea ice. Characterization of the lower atmosphere properties, air-sea surface heat fluxes and corresponding ocean depth profiles ...


7. Atmospheric Boundary Layer Measurements on the Weddell Sea Drifting Station [NSF-ANT90-24544]
Location: Ice camp on perennial sea ice in the southwestern corner of the Weddell Sea, Antarctic The first direct radiative and turbulent surface flux measurements ever made over floating Antarctic ...


8. BICEP2 and SPUD - A Search for Inflation with Degree-Scale Polarimetry from the South Pole [NSF-ANT10-44978]
BICEP2 and SPUD - A Search for Inflation with Degree-Scale Polarimetry from the South Pole. The proposed work is a four-year program of research activities directed toward upgrading the BICEP (Background ...


9. Biodiversity, Buoyancy and Morphological Studies of Non-Antarctic Notothenioid Fishes [NSF-ANT04-36190]
Patterns of biodiversity, as revealed by basic research in organismal biology, may be derived from ecological and evolutionary processes expressed in unique settings, such as Antarctica. The polar ...


10. MRI: Development of a Wirelessly-Connected Network of Seismometers and GPS Instruments for Polar and Geophysical Research [NSF-ANT10-39982]
Knowledge of englacial and subglacial conditions are critical for ice sheet models and predictions of sea-level change. Some of the critical variables that are poorly known but essential for improving ...


11. Molecular Level Characterization of Dissolved Organic Carbon and Microbial Diversity in the WAIS Divide Replicate Core [NSF-ANT11-41936]
This award supports a detailed, molecular level characterization of dissolved organic carbon and microbes in Antarctic ice cores. Using the most modern biological (genomic), geochemical techniques, ...


12. Mount Erebus Volcano Observatory III (MEVO III): Conduit Processes and Surveillance [NSF-ANT08-38817]
This award is funded under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Public Law 111-5). Mount Erebus is Antarctica's most active volcano that has been in a persistent state of activity for ...


13. Mount Erebus Volcano Observatory: Operations, Science and Outreach (MEVO-OSO) [NSF-ANT11-42083]
Intellectual Merit: Mt. Erebus is one of only a handful of volcanoes worldwide that have lava lakes with readily observable and nearly continuous Strombolian explosive activity. Erebus is also unique ...


14. Multi-nuclide approach to systematically evaluate the scatter in surface exposure ages in Antarctica and to develop consistent alpine glacier chronologies [NSF-ANT10-43724]
The PIs propose to investigate the impact of earth surface processes on the application of cosmogenic exposure dating in Antarctica by combining multi-nuclide techniques, detailed field experiments, ...


15. Photoheterotrophic Microbes in the West Antarctic Peninsula Marine Ecosystem [NSF-ANT08-38830]
Light quality and availability are likely to change in polar ecosystems as ice coverage and thickness decrease. How microbes adjust to these and other changes will have huge impacts on the polar marine ...


16. Physical Properties of the WAIS Divide Deep Ice Core [NSF-ANT05-39232]
This award supports a five-year collaborative project to study the physical-properties of the planned deep ice core and the temperature of the ice in the divide region of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet. ...


17. Polar Experimantal Network for Geospace Upper-atmosphere Investigations (PENGUIn): Interhemispheric Investigations along the 40 Degree Magnetic Meridian [NSF-ANT08-39858]
'This award is funded under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Public Law 111-5).' The solar wind - magnetosphere - ionosphere system and the space weather phenomena it controls ...


18. Polenet East: An International Seismological Network for East Antarctica [NSF-ANT08-38934]
The high elevations of East Antarctica are critical in localizing the initial Cenozoic glaciation and stabilizing it with respect to melting during warm interglacials. However, the geological history ...


19. Polenet East: An International Seismological Network for East Antarctica - NSF-ANT08-38973 [NSF-ANT08-38973]
The high elevations of East Antarctica are critical in localizing the initial Cenozoic glaciation and stabilizing it with respect to melting during warm interglacials. However, the geological history ...


20. PostDoctoral Research Fellowship [NSF-ANT10-19305]
Survival of Antarctic notothenioid fishes in the context of global climate change will depend upon the impact of rising oceanic temperatures on their embryonic development, yet little is known regarding ...


21. Pre and Post Molt Biology of Emperor Penguins - Oden Trans - Ross / Amundsen Sea Cruise [NSF-ANT10-43454]
The emperor penguin dives deeper and longer, fasts longer, and endures the harshest weather conditions of all diving birds. It spends about four and half months per annum deep in Antarctic pack ice ...


22. Preparation of Vertebrate Fossils from the Triassic of Antarctica [NSF-ANT11-46399]
The PI requests support for preparation of a large collection of vertebrate fossils recently recovered from the Central Transantarctic Mountains (CTAM) of Antarctica. These fossils will be used to ...


23. Protein Folding and Function at Cold Temperature: Co-Evolution of the Chaperonin CCT and Tubulins from Antarctic Fishes [NSF-ANT06-35470]
Since the advent of Antarctic continental glaciation, the opening of the Drake Passage between South America and the Antarctic Peninsula, and the onset of cooling of the Southern Ocean ~38-25 million ...


24. Quantifying the Role of Short-Period Gravity Waves on the Antarctic Mesospheric Dynamics Using an Advanced Mesospheric Temperature Mapper [NSF-ANT05-42164]
A focused plan is presented to investigate the role and importance of short period (<1 hour) gravity waves on the dynamics of the Antarctic Mesosphere and Lower Thermosphere (MLT) region (~80-100 ...


25. The Chemical Ecology of Shallow-water Marine Macroalgae and Invertebrates on the Antarctic Peninsula - NSF-ANT08-38773 [NSF-ANT08-38773]
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]
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. Identifying Adaptive Responses of Polar Fishes in a Vulnerable Ecosystem [NSF-ANT10-40945]
The proposed research will investigate the interacting and potentially synergistic influence of two oceanographic features - ocean acidification and the projected rise in mean sea surface temperature ...


28. The effects of ocean acidification and rising sea surface temperatures on shallow-water benthic organisms in Antarctica [NSF-ANT10-41022]
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 ...


29. Modeling and Synthesis Study of a Natural Iron Fertilization Site in the Southern Drake Passage [NSF-ANT09-48357]
The ocean plays a critical role in sequestering CO2 by exporting fixed carbon to the deep ocean through the biological pump. There is a pressing need to understand the systematics of carbon export ...


30. Multiple-isotope Analysis of Nitrate and Sulfate in the West Antarctic Ice Sheet Divide Ice Core [NSF-ANT05-38049]
This award supports a project to develop the first complete record of multiple isotope ratios of nitrate and sulfate covering the last ~100,000 years, from the deep ice core planned for the central ...


31. Neogene Paleoecology of the Beardmore Glacier Region [NSF-ANT09-47821]
The Meyer Desert Formation at the Oliver Bluffs on the Beardmore Glacier is one of the most important terrestrial fossil deposits in Antarctica. Focus during the field study was on making additional ...


32. Neotectonic Structure of Terror Rift, Western Ross Sea [NSF-ANT01-25624]
This award, provided by the Antarctic Geology and Geophysics Program of the Office of Polar Programs, provides funds for a study to investigate the tectonic development of the southwestern Ross Sea ...


33. New Approach to Investigate the Seismic Velocity Structure beneath Antarctica [NSF-ANT11-39739]
Intellectual Merit: Numerous candidate models for the geologic processes that have shaped the Antarctic continent have been proposed. To discriminate between them, detailed images of the upper mantle ...


34. Observations of Upper Atmospheric Energetics, Dynamics, and Long-Term Variations over the South Pole Station [NSF-ANT06-36706]
This project will provide for the continued operation and data analysis of an electro-optical remote sensing facility at South Pole Station. The facility will be used to examine 1) the source(s) and ...


35. Occupation History and Diet of Adelie Penguins in the Ross Sea Region [NSF-ANT01-25098]
This project will build on previous studies to investigate the occupation history and diet of Adelie penguins (Pygoscelis adeliae) in the Ross Sea region, Antarctica, with excavations of abandoned ...


36. Ocean Acidification Seascape: Linking Natural Variability and Anthropogenic changes in pH and Temperature to Performance in Calcifying Antarctic Marine Invertebrates [NSF-ANT12-46202]
The research supported in this project will examine the effects of environmental change on a key Antarctic marine invertebrate, a pelagic mollusk, the pteropod, Limacina helicina antarctica. There ...


37. Ocean Surfaces on Snowball Earth [NSF-ANT11-42963]
The climatic changes of late Precambrian time, 600-800 million years ago, included episodes of extreme glaciation, during which ice may have covered nearly the entire ocean for several million years, ...


38. Ocean-Ice-Atmosphere Interactions in the Terra Nova Bay Polynya, Antarctica [NSF-ANT10-43657]
Antarctic coastal polynas are, at the same time, sea-ice free sites and 'sea-ice factories'. They are open water surface locations where water mass transformation and densification occurs, and where ...


39. Opal Burial in the Pacific Sector of the Southern Ocean: A Test of the 'Silicic Acid Leakage Hypothesis' [NSF-ANT02-30268]
This award, provided by the Antarctic Geology and Geophysics Program of the Office of Polar Programs, supports a project to investigate the 'Silicic Acid Leakage Hypothesis' as it relates to global ...


40. Optical Fabric and Fiber Logging of Glacial Ice (1142010) [NSF-ANT11-42010]
This award supports a project to combine the expertise of both glaciologists and optical engineers to develop polarization- preserving optical scattering techniques for borehole tools to identify ...


41. Orbital Spectral Mapping of Surface Compositions in the Antarctic Dry Valleys [NSF-ANT07-39702]
This project uses Aster and Hyperion remote sensing data combined with field observations and laboratory analysis to map soils in the McMurdo Dry Valleys of Antarctica. The goal is to use mineral ...


42. Origin of Persistent Organic Pollutants in the Antarctic Atmosphere, Snow and Marine Food Web [NSF-ANT13-32492]
Many persistent organic pollutants (POPs), though banned in the U.S. since the 1970s, remain in the environment and continue to reach hitherto pristine regions such as the Arctic and Antarctic. The ...


43. PENGUIn - A High-Latitude Window to Geospace Dynamics [NSF-ANT08-40398]
This award is funded under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Public Law 111-5). The PENGUIn team will continue investigating in depth a multi-scale electrodynamic system that comprises ...


44. Paleoenvironmental and Paleoclimatic Analysis of the Beacon Supergroup, Beardmore Glacier Area, Central Transantarctic Mountains, Antarctica [NSF-ANT09-44282]
This proposal will study the diversity, abundance, and tiering patterns of ichnofossils in continental and marine deposits of the Beacon Supergroup in the Beardmore Glacier Area (BGA). The PIs will ...


45. Past Environmental Conditions on the Antarctic Peninsula: a Palynological Characterization of In-situ Sediments recovered during the 2006 SHALDRIL campaign [NSF-ANT06-36747]
This project studies microfossils of plants and algae to understand climate during the earliest glaciations of Antarctica. The microfossils are from marine sediment cores collected by the 2006 SHALDRIL ...


46. Patterns and Processes: Dynamics of the Erebus Bay Weddell Seal Population [NSF-ANT02-25110]
The Erebus Bay Weddell seal population study in eastern McMurdo Sound, Antarctic a was initiated in 1968 and represents one of the longest intensive field investigations of a long-lived mammal in ...


47. Penguin Foraging Reveals Phytoplankton Spatial Structure in the Ross Sea [NSF-ANT11-42174]
The Ross Sea is believed to contributes a huge portion (~1/3) of the primary productivity of the Southern Ocean and is home to a similar large portion of the top predators (e.g. 38% of Adelie, 28% ...


48. Pensacola/Pole Transect Ex_X01a [TAM_PPT_Ex_X01a]   PARENT METADATA
The above data set is part of a collaborative geophysical research project, the Contrasting Architecture and Dynamics of the Transantarctic Mountains (TAM). The project is funded through grants from ...


49. Pensacola/Pole Transect Ex_X01b [TAM_PPT_Ex_X01b]   PARENT METADATA
The above data set is part of a collaborative geophysical research project, the Contrasting Architecture and Dynamics of the Transantarctic Mountains (TAM). The project is funded through grants from ...


50. Pensacola/Pole Transect Ex_X04a [TAM_PPT_Ex_X04a]   PARENT METADATA
The above data set is part of a collaborative geophysical research project, the Contrasting Architecture and Dynamics of the Transantarctic Mountains (TAM). The project is funded through grants from ...


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