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The End of Our Cruise

PUNTA ARENAS, CHILE-- Late last night we arrived at Punta Arenas, Chile. This marks the end of our Iceberg 3 cruise. We have finished analyzing the samples, re-calibrating instruments and we are now ready to start packing... {Read More »}

Experiments with Phytoplankton Growing Close to Icebergs

ABOARD THE RVIB N. B. PALMER, ON THE SOUTHERN OCEAN– We are experimenting with iron additions to phytoplankton populations to see possible effects of icebergs as a source of iron... {Read More »}

Floating Communities

SOUTHERN OCEAN-- The main research pursuit behind our group of scientists' travel aboard the N.B. Palmer this month is to see how icebergs influence surrounding… {Read More »}