The COVID pandemic has been extremely challenging for field science. Despite the challenges the Palmer LTER team was able to conduct a field expedition aboard the RV Nathaniel Palmer in November and December along the West Antarctic Peninsula. The team after almost a month in quarantine was able to anchor a great field season spanning the entire peninsula. Some pics below.
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Logistical support for this project in Antarctica was provided by the U.S. National Science Foundation through the U.S. Antarctic Program.
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