Category Archives: Zooplankton

October 28: Krill!

Post by W&M undergraduate Domi Paxton. Luckily, there was a break in the high winds and sea ice, so Kim and I were able to accomplish several things this past week! We were able to go out sampling a few times, allowing me to learn more about our equipment and earn some boating experience. So far … Continue reading “October 28: Krill!” Continue reading

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October 15: The Voyage to Palmer

Post by W&M undergraduate Domi Paxton After 9 days of traveling, I finally arrived at Palmer Station, Antarctica! I flew from Dulles International Airport down to Santiago, Chile and then landed in Punta Arenas, Chile to await my voyage by sea, aboard the Laurence M. Gould research vessel. I am working on a zooplankton acoustics project … Continue reading “October 15: The Voyage to Palmer” Continue reading

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Oct 8: Back to Antarctica

VIMS post-doctoral research associate Kim Bernard will be returning to the U.S. Palmer Research Station on the Antarctica Peninsula for another field season beginning in mid-October. Traveling with her is W&M undergraduate Domi Paxton. Their research, part of the ongoing … Continue reading Continue reading

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Jan 27: Process Study 2

Post by VIMS graduate student Lori Price After our little break at Avian Island we immediately began our second of three Process Studies. This process study is focused in the waters surrounding Avian Island to look at the environment where … Continue reading Continue reading

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Jan 17: Time for Science!

We reach our first oceanographic sampling station and began to collect zooplankton using three different nets. Continue reading

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