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Antarctic Science Season Gears Up With Searches for Meteorites, Neutrinos, and New Life Forms
...eorites, akin to a bargain-priced space mission on snowmobiles
led by Ralph Harvey of Case Western Reserve University. Antarctica is actually unrivaled in its abundance of meteorites. Since 1976, the program has found more than 7800 specimens, including samples of the Moon and Mars, expanding knowledge of the ...
Marine biology course uses Antarctica as its classroom
...onduct their Antarctic research, students also use snowmobiles
to travel to holes drilled in the sea ice to conduct sampling. They also are helicoptered to remote sites to sample macroalgae and work with a scuba diver to collect marine animals. Although seemingly remote from the rest of the world and strikingl...
Snowmobiles can stress wildlife
...dence for either side. Now new research shows that snowmobiles
can raise the stress hormones of animals in nation... and wolves show physiological stress responses to snowmobiles
and that the response is stronger when the intensity of snowmobile use is heavier," says Scott Creel...