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Corals found in McMurdo Sound, which is part of the Southern Ocean ecosystem. Life Among the Emperors
Science / The Biological World
Thursday September 18, 2014

From making the first measurements of the diving depth of an emperor penguin in the 1960s to tracking their colonies with satellites, Gerald Kooyman's long career studying the physiology and populations of marine vertebrates has made him one of the world's leading experts on Antarctica's iconic seabird.
Scientists sort through marine critters captured from the seafloor aboard the research vessel NATHANIEL B. PALMER. Split the Difference
Science / The Biological World
Thursday September 11, 2014

A sea star is a sea star is a sea star. Right? The answer to that question is not particularly straightforward, particularly when attempting to address species diversity around the entire Antarctic continent.

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