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New View

PAL scientists have pioneered the use of remotely-operated vehicles and animal-mounted sensors to generate new information and images of the Antarctic that have not been available from traditional approaches.

Dr. Oscar Schofield
Rutgers-Slocum glider surfacing near the research vessel Laurence M Gould near Palmer Antarctica LTER.
Cruise track for glider flight from Palmer Station (north) to Rothera Base (south) in January, 2009. The color contours show the north to south (about 500 km) and vertical (0 to 100 meters depth) distribution of chlorophyll fluorescence, an indicator of the amount pf phytoplankton in the water.



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