"Year-Round Access to the McMurdo Region: Opportunities for Science and Education"

J.C. Priscu, Department of Land Resources and Environmental Sciences, College of Agriculture, Montana State University

This presentation describes the logistics associated with research in the Antarctic. It includes an introduction to the study site, alternatives for winter deployment, environmental issues, safety issues, and strategies for funding and scientific support.

Subject: Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Biology, Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Biology:Microbiology, Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Field Methods , Biology:Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources, Overview/Reference Work
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Lower (13-14), College Upper (15-16)
Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Ecology
Extreme Environments: Extremely Cold
Topics: Biosphere:Ecology:Habitats:Terrestrial, Biosphere:Ecology:Habitats, Biosphere:Ecology, Hydrosphere/Cryosphere:Snow and Ice, Biosphere:Ecology:Habitats:Freshwater, Marine, Biosphere:Methods of Microbiology, Methods of Microbiology:Field Methods, Biosphere:Microbiology, BiosphereKeywords: McMurdo Station, Scott base