Antarctita as seen through the eyes of OHioans (features Berry Lyons and Diane McKnight)
John Priscu on the challenges and opportunities on reaching Lake Vostok
IRA FLATOW, HOST:
This is SCIENCE FRIDAY, I'm Ira Flatow. Think of Antarctica as the world's largest ice cube. Ninety percent of the world's ice is locked up down there. But Antarctica is also home to one of the fastest-warming spots on the planet, the Antarctic Peninsula. That's the tip that points towards South America.
Diane McKnight, lead PI of McMurdo Dry Valleys, NAE elected member for elucidating the interrelationship between natural organic matter and heavy metals in streams and lakes.