Article about UAA graduate students Roxanne Beltran and Amy Kirkham, part of the team studying Weddell seals in the Ross Sea.
Students complete a physical puzzle based on a scientific poster about Bowhead Whales. Students then research the content of the poster and present their findings.
To familiarize students with:
* the scientific method
* real polar scientific posters
* real polar scientific research
* real polar scientific terminology
* real polar scientific technology
* real polar
The team deploys a plankton trawl and other scientific equipment. Dr. Carin Ashjian, Dr. Robert Campbell, Dr. Steve Okkonen, Phil Alatalo.
Provided by Dr. Jennifer Burns and and graduate student Kim Goetz. This timelapse video depicts the movement of Weddell Seals of a 12 month period.
Expedition research team retrives oceanographic mooring and instruments after a year in East Barrow Canyon.
A typical day for oceanographers aboard the research vessel Ukpik as it collects data and samples across transect #6 in the Beaufort Sea region.
Interview with PolarTREC teacher Alex Eilers and Dr. Jennifer Burns' expedition studying Weddell seals in the Ross Sea.
Television interview with PolarTREC teacher Alex Eilers' and her upcoming expedition to study Weddell seals in the Ross Sea.
Television interview with PolarTREC teacher Alex Eiler’s and her upcoming expedition to study Weddell seals in the Ross Sea.