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Collaborative Research in IPY: Abrupt Environmental Change in the Larson Ice Shelf System, A Multidisciplinary Approach - Cryosphere and Oceans

Lead PI: Professor Arnold L. Gordon , Mr. Bruce A. Huber

Unit Affiliation: Ocean & Climate Physics, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO)

May 2008 - April 2014
Inactive
Antarctica
Project Type: Research

DESCRIPTION: The project will bring together glaciologists, oceanographers, marine geologists and biologists together to describe the cryospheric and oceanographic components to understanding the changes between land, ice, and ocean on the eastern edge of the Antarctic Peninsula.

OUTCOMES: Collaboration with the Korean Polar Research Institute has allowed the team to use their ARAON vessel to recover the Larsen A moorings.