Let the summer research begin… In Antarctica!

As we approach the winter solstice here in NJ, a team of RUCOOL graduate students have arrived in Antarctica for their summer research funded by the National Science Foundation’s LTER (Long-Term Ecological Research) program. Joe Gradone and Quintin Diou-Cass are...

An Inlet By Any Other Name: Lamont Scientist Honored with Antarctic Feature Name

A bay in Antarctica has been named after biological oceanographer Hugh Ducklow from Columbia University’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory. The name — made official in October — recognizes the oceanographer’s “extensive, noteworthy, and exemplary contributions to the advancement of marine biology...

Drones are setting their sights on wildlife

By Kate Baggaley | February 10, 2017 It’s summer in Antarctica right now, which means temperatures along the coastline are hovering around freezing. David Johnston, a marine biologist at Duke University, and his colleagues have been taking advantage of this...