McMurdo Dry Valleys LTER News

Abstract submission deadline for SCAR 2010, April 15
MCM members are currently in the field. Read about life and research in Antarctica.
Dr. Jill Mikucki from Dartmouth College describes ancient microbial communities living in Blood Falls below the Taylor Glacier
Hassan Basagic from Portland State University describes the essential role of polar glaciers in supporting the bare-bones ecosystems in the Dry Valleys
Meteorological Data can now be downloaded through the 07-08 season. Fryxell, Hoare and Bonney stations contain data through the extended season.
Blood Falls and the Dry Valleys are featured on NASA's Earth Observatory website
Basecamp website for project management is now available
Scanned images of hand-written stream field notes are now searchable online back to 1993. Many thanks to Jane Turner!
Live flow data are being telemetered from the Onyx River in Antarctica by the USGS. Download data here.
MCM members are currently in the field. Read about life and research in Antarctica.
Read Peter Doran's Op-Ed piece on global warming in the July 27 New York Times!
Just added - Explore the new photo database of images from the Dry Valleys, Antarcica. (Still under development, but functional!)
The capabilities of the web interface for searching and browsing MCM publications has been improved and updated!
Just added - search the database for dynamically calculated daily stream statistics - mean, standard deviation, max, min, n.
Read about the PM of New Zealand and NSF director's visit to the MCM field site last season (page 8).
The USGS Wyoming Water Science Center now has real-time streamflow data available for the Onyx River in Wright Valley.
Check out the new interactive online GIS map and other mapping options for MCM-LTER researchers.
Carol Landis and April Jacobs were featured in the Worthington News in Columbus, OH.

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