Earth Institute Research Projects

Antarctica Projects

By Project Name By Startdate By Enddate By Location
A preliminary assessment of the influence of ice cove on microbial carbon and energy acquisition during the Antarctic Winter-spring Seasonal Transition 8/1/16 7/31/18 Antarctica ; West Antarctic Peninsula
A Study of Atmospheric Dust in the WAIS Divide Ice Core Based on Sr-Nd-Pb-He Isotopes 6/8/11 7/31/17 Antarctica
Active lava lakes as a window into magma and volcano dynamics 3/1/14 2/28/18 Global ; Antarctica ; Africa ; Halemaumau crater, HI ; Mount Erebus, Antarctica ; Ertale ; Ethiopia
Antarctic Cryospheric Change: Mechanisms and Feedback on Climate 9/15/18 8/31/21 Antarctica ; Southern Ocean
Antarctic Gateway Partnership Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Operational Trials 7/15/18 6/30/19 Antarctica ; Sorsdal ice shelf, East Antarctica
Cape Adare Long Term Moorings (CALM): Analysis Phase 6/1/12 5/31/15 Antarctica
Climate-driven impacts on the marine ecology, biogeochemistry, and carbon cycle of the West Antarctic 6/28/14 6/27/18 Antarctica
Collaborative Research in IPY: Abrupt Environmental Change in the Larson Ice Shelf System, A Multidisciplinary Approach - Cryosphere and Oceans 5/1/08 4/30/14 Antarctica
Collaborative Research: A High-Sensitivity 10Be and Extraterrestrial 3He Record from an Ice Core at South Pole 5/1/16 10/31/20 Antarctica
Collaborative Research: A systems approach to understanding linkages between the Ross Ocean and Ice Shelf Environment and Tectonic setting Through Aerogeophysical Surveys and Modeling (ROSETTA-ICE) 6/30/15 8/31/19 Antarctica ; Ross Ice Shelf
Collaborative Research: Atmosphere-Ocean-Ice Interaction in a Coastal Polyna 8/15/08 7/31/12 Antarctica
Collaborative Research: Contributions of Prydz Bay Shelf Water to Antarctic Bottom Water Formation 5/15/15 4/30/19 Antarctica ; Prydz Bay ; Amery Ice Shelf
Collaborative Research: Deglacial ice dynamics in the Weddell Sea embayment using sediment provenance 9/1/14 8/31/17 Antarctica ; Weddell Sea
Collaborative Research: Deglacial Ice Dynamics in the Weddell Sea Embayment Using Sediment Provenance 9/1/16 8/31/18 Antarctica
Collaborative Research: EAGER: Evaluating the Larsen Basin S Suitability for Testing the Cretaceous Glaciation Hypothesis 9/1/12 8/31/14 Antarctica
Collaborative Research: East Antarctic Glacial Landscape Evolution (EAGLE): A study using combined thermochronology, geochronology and provenance analysis 9/15/16 8/31/19 Antarctica
Collaborative Research: East Antarctic Outlet Glacier Contributions to the Ross Sea from Chronology of Detrital Grains 12/15/10 11/30/13 Antarctica
Collaborative Research: IPY: GAMBIT: Gamburtsev Aerogeophysical Mapping 10/1/06 9/30/14 Antarctica
Collaborative Research: Landscape Evolution in the McMurdo Dry Valleys: Erosion Rates and Real-time Monitoring of Rock Breakdown in a Hyperarid, Subzero Environment 5/1/18 4/30/21 Antarctica ; McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica
Collaborative Research: Modeling Ice-ocean Interaction for the Rapidly Evolving Ice Shelf Cavities of Pine Island and Thwaites glaciers, Antarctica 7/15/17 6/30/20 Antarctica ; Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory ; University of Washington Applied Physics Laboratory
Collaborative Research: Multidisciplinary Analysis of Antarctic Blue Ice Moraine Formation and their Potential as Climate Archives over Multiple Glacial Cycles 9/1/15 8/31/18 Antarctica ; Mt Achernar ; Transantarctic Mountains
Collaborative Research: Multi-nuclide approach to systematically evaluate the scatter in surface exposure ages in Antarctica and to develop consistent alpine glacier chronologies 5/1/11 8/31/15 Antarctica
Collaborative Research: Plestocene East Antarctic Ice Sheet History as Recorded in Sediment Provence and Chronology of High-Elevation TAM Moraines 6/1/10 5/31/14 Antarctica
Collaborative Research: Polynyas, Ice Production & seasonal Evolution in the Ross Sea (PIPERS) 6/15/16 5/31/19 Antarctica ; Ross Sea
Collaborative Research: Role of Polyoxotungstates in Enhanced Solubility and Transport of Tungsten in the Environment 9/1/13 5/31/17 Antarctica ; Pine Island Glacier ; Thwaites Glacier
Collaborative Research: SAM's Contribution to Increased Ocean Heat Content on the Continental Shelf of the Western Antarctic Peninsula 8/15/10 7/31/13 Southern Ocean ; Antarctica
Collaborative Research: Terrestrial Geological Context for Glacier Change in the Northeast Antarctic Peninsula 7/1/12 6/30/17 Antarctica
Collaborative Research: The impact of stratospheric ozone depletion/recovery on Antarctic climate 1/1/10 4/30/14 Antarctica ; Southern Ocean
Collaborative Research: Totten Glacier System and the Marine Record of Cryosphere - Ocean Dynamics 9/1/12 8/31/17 Antarctica ; Totten Glacier
Collaborative Research: West Antarctic Ice Sheet stability, Alpine Glaciation, and Climate Variability: a Terrestrial Perspective from Cosmogenic-nuclide Dating in McMurdo Sound 9/15/13 8/31/17 Antarctica
Deciphering Antarctic Intermediate Water Variability During the Pliocene 12/22/15 6/21/16 Global ; Antarctica ; Atlantic Ocean ; North Atlantic Ocean
Deep Sea-Water Sampler for Improved Co2 Measurements 11/1/14 10/30/18 Antarctica ; Research Vessels ; RVIB N. Palmer
Dynamic and Geochemical Evolution of the Lithospheric Mantle Beneath the Western Ross Sea, Antarctica 12/15/10 11/30/15 Southern Ocean ; Antarctica
FESD Type 1: Pliocene Maximum Sea Level (PLIOMAX): Dynamic Ice Sheet-Earth Response in a Warmer World 9/1/11 8/31/18 Global ; Antarctica
Gravity for Ice Pod 5/21/15 4/30/19 Antarctica
High Resolution Gravity and Measurements for Operation IceBridge Antarctica Campaigns 2016-2019 3/1/16 7/31/19 Antarctica
History of the East Antarctic Ice Sheet Since the Mid-Miocene: New Evidence from Provenance of Ice-rafted Debris 7/15/10 6/30/14 Antarctica
Ice sheet Dynamics and Processes along the West Antarctic Continental Shelf 6/1/09 5/31/13 Antarctica ; Southern Ocean ; Amundsen Sea
Ice Shelf-Ocean Interactions in Antarctica, Enhancing French-US Collaboration to Reduce Uncertainty in Global Sea Level Rise Predictions 9/1/18 8/31/20 Antarctica ; Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory ; Institut des GĂ©osciences de l'Environnement ; France
IceBridge 2012-2015: Gravity and Magnetics 12/13/12 2/29/16 Antarctica
Improved Surface Mass Balance Mapping of Antartica by Quantifying Wind-blown and Sublimated Snow 4/23/14 4/22/18 Antarctica
Innovative Imaging of Changing Ice Sheets in Antarctica 6/18/12 3/31/15 Antarctica
IPY/ASEP Collaborative International Research: Amundsen Sea Influence on West Antarctic Ice Sheet Stability And Sea Level Rise 7/1/07 8/31/12 Antarctica ; West Antarctic Ice Sheet
Laboratory study of ice deformation under tidal loading conditions with application to Antarctic glaciers 2/1/13 1/31/17 Antarctica
Late Miocene Cycle Stratigraphy from Downhole Logs from IODP Sites U1359 and U 1361, Wilkes Land 1/4/10 1/7/13 Antarctica
LTER Palmer, Antarctica (PAL) Land-Shelf-Ocean Connections, Ecosystem Resilience and Transformation in a Sea-Ice Influenced Pelagic Ecosystem 9/1/14 8/31/20 Antarctica ; Western Antarctic Peninsula
LTER: Palmer Antarctica LTER: Climate Change, Ecosystem Migration and Telecommunication in an Ice-Dominated Environment 4/1/13 8/31/15 Antarctica
Mapping Antarctic Subglacial Water in Three Dimensions with Novel Electromagnetic Techniques 12/1/17 11/30/20 Antarctica
Molecular Records of Cenozoic Terrestrial Climate Change on Antarctica Antarctica
NRA/Research Opportunities in Space and Earth Sciences-2009 8/1/10 8/24/13 Antarctica
NSFGEO-NERC: Ice-Shelf Instability Caused by Active Surface Meltwater Production, Movement, Ponding and Hydrofracture 6/1/19 5/31/23 Antarctica ; George VI Ice Shelf
NSF-NERC: Stability and Instability of Records of External Drivers and Resulting Behavior of Thwaites Glacier 4/1/18 3/31/23 Antarctica ; Southern Ocean ; Amundsen Sea ; Thwaites Glacier
NSFPLR-NERC The Future of the Thwaites Glacier and its Contribution to Sea-Level 4/1/18 3/31/23 Antarctica ; Thwaites Glacier
NSFPLR-NERC: Ground Geophysics Survey of Thwaites Glacier 4/1/18 3/31/23 Antarctica ; Thwaites Glacier
NSFPLR-NERC: Processes, Drivers, Predictions: Modeling the Response of Thwaites Glacier Over the Next Century Using Ice/Ocean Coupled Models 4/1/18 3/31/23 Antarctica
Oceanic Response to a Coastal Polynya, Terra Nova Bay, Antarctica 9/1/14 8/31/18 Antarctica
RAPID: High-Resolution Gravity for Thwaites Glacier 8/15/18 7/31/19 Antarctica ; West Antarctica ; Thwaites Glacier
MRI-R2: Development of an ice Imaging System for Monitoring Changing Ice Sheets Mounted on the NYANG LC-130 4/1/14 6/30/15 Antarctica ; Greenland
Resolving CO2 system seasonality in the West Antarctic Peninsula with Autonomous 3/1/17 2/28/18 Antarctica ; Western Antarctic Peninsula
Resolving CO2 System Seasonality in the West Antarctic Peninsula with Autonomous Observations 7/1/18 6/30/19 Antarctica ; Southern ocean
Robotic Network for Exploration Under Ice Shelf 12/16/16 12/31/18 Antarctica ; Dotson ice shelf, West Antarctica
Satellite Observations and Modelling of Surface Meltwater Flow and its Impact on Ice 8/1/18 7/31/21 Antarctica
Scoping for Interdisciplinary Coordinated Experiment of the Southern Ocean Carbon Cycle (ICESOCC) 2/1/14 7/31/16 Antarctica ; Southern Ocean
Stratospheric Ozone Depletion and Recovery and Antarctic Climate Change 4/1/14 3/31/17 Antarctica ; Southern Ocean
Subglacial drainage and slip modeling in Antarctica: relating lakes to ice discharge 3/1/11 2/29/16 Antarctica
Subglacial Lakes and the Onset of Ice Streaming: Recovery Lakes 11/1/08 10/31/12 Antarctica
Surface Water pCO2 Measurements from ships 9/1/13 8/31/20 Antarctica ; RVIB N. Palmer
Surface Water pCO2 measurements from Ships 10/1/15 8/31/19 Antarctica ; Research Vessels ; RVIB N. Palmer
The Seasonal Cycle of Export Production in an Antarctic Coastal Marine Ecosystem 4/1/12 5/31/15 Antarctica
The Smallest among the Small: Exploring the Diversity and Ecology of Marine UltraMicroBacteria (MarUMBa) 1/1/19 3/31/21 Antarctica
Understanding the Integrity of Deep Ice in Antarctica from Geophysical Data Sets and Physical Models 3/1/17 2/29/20 Antarctica
U-Series Disequilibrium in Weddell Sea Sediments: Rates of Iceberg Discharge and Impact on Global Oceans 12/1/10 11/30/13 Antarctica
Vulnerability of East Antarctic ice streams to warm ocean water incursions 7/1/13 6/30/17 Antarctica ; Southern Ocean ; East Antarctica
West Antarctic Ice Shelf- Ocean Bathymetry Interactions 7/15/18 6/30/20 Antarctica ; Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory
West Antartctic Ice Shelf - Ocean Interactions 4/1/18 3/31/20 Antarctica ; West Antarctic Ice Sheet
Workshop on Antarctic Surface Hydrology and Future Ice-shelf Stability 7/15/17 12/31/18 Antarctica
Integration of Satellite and In-Situ Observations to Investigate the Evolution of High Salinity Shelf Water in the Terra Nova Bay polynya, Antarctica 9/1/19 8/31/20 Antarctica ; Terra Nova Bay Polynya
Supporting Antarctic Research with Ongoing Operations and Development of the USAP-DC Project Catalog and Data Repository 12/1/19 11/30/22 Antarctica
Understanding Firn Rheology Through Laboratory Compaction Experiments and Radar Data 4/1/20 3/31/23 Antarctica