McMurdo Dry Valleys LTER News

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!
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.
The Online version of PBS's NewsHour features an interview with Diana Wall and a slideshow from the Dry Valleys LTER.
the School of Global Environmental Sustainability is an umbrella organization that encompasses all environmental education and research at Colorado State Univ. Diana Wall is it's founding director.
Diana Wall was featured as one of the 8 environmental scientists to comment on what was learned over the past 25 years and what is expected in the next 25 years by DISCOVER magazine (April, 2005 issue).
The Wormherders' research was featured in another book by published by Island Press entitled Under Ground: How creatures of mud and dirt shape our world, by Yvonne Baskin.
Welcome to the new MCM LTER website! You will continue to see additions and improvements to this site in terms of both content and data accessibility.
Diana Wall edited the book Sustaining Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services in Soils and Sediments.

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