PolarTREC teacher Michael League and researchers at the University of Delaware are examining tiny worms that inhabit the frigid sea off Antarctica to learn not only how these organisms adapt to the severe cold, but how they will survive as ocean temperatures increase. This article from the University of Delaware website outlines the research being undertaken to determine whether the
This PolarConnect Event was with teacher Michael League and a team of researchers in Antarctica. They are looking at adaptations of marine worms. The presentation focused on where they are, what they are doing, and what they found.
This PolarConnect event was held on 14 December 2010 with Lesley Urasky, John Stone, and the rest of the research team working on the Glacial History in Antarctica expedition. The event was conducted from McMurdo Station, Antarctica.