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Diane ChakosDiane Chakos is a research assistant for Maria Vernet at Scripps Institute of Oceanography in San Diego, CA. She is part of the iceberg project, studying the impacts of free-floating icebergs on the surrounding environment, focusing on the role of phytoplankton. Diane loves being a part of Antarctic research and is excited to embark on her 6th cruise in the Southern Ocean.

Project Page: Floating Ecosystems

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Science Aboard the Nathaniel B. Palmer

SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA-- This video clip is from aboard the Nathaniel B. Palmer (NBP) in March/April 2009 on the Southern Ocean. It shows how we collect water with the CTD (Conductivity, Temperature, Depth) Rosette, and a few experiments... {Read More »}