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Johanna Blasi, a Palmer LTER Teacher at Sea during the 2012-13 field season, filters seawater samples. Never a Dull Moment
Science / The Biological World
Thursday April 03, 2014

Even after more than two decades of monitoring one of the fastest changing regions on the planet, researchers with the Palmer LTER can still encounter a few surprises. This past season's unexpected encounters included extensive sea ice and a big phytoplankton bloom.
Scientist Aneliya Sakaeva collects an algal sample from a stream in Taylor Valley, McMurdo Dry Valleys Finding Algae
Science / The Biological World
Thursday March 27, 2014

When people think of Shackleton's expeditions in Antarctica they probably think of bravery, determination and adventure. Aneliya Sakaeva thinks of algae. She has collected samples from freshwater streams to study modern-day species of diatoms against those found by early explorers a century ago.

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