The United States Antarctic Research Report to the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR) : Number 32 - 1990.Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press, 1991Copyright date: ©1991Description: 1 online resource (104 pages)Content type:
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United States Antarctic Research -- Copyright -- Introduction -- Contents -- National Committee and Operating Organization Information -- U.S. NATIONAL COMMITTEE FOR ANTARCTIC RESEARCH -- U.S. NATIONAL OPERATING AGENCY -- Map of Stations -- Locations of U.S. Antarctic Research Stations [See Maps A and B] -- PERMANENT YEAR ROUND STATIONS [MAP A] -- SUMMER ONLY STATIONS [MAP A] -- UNOCCUPIED STATIONS [MAP A] -- MCMURDO AREA REFUGES AND SURVIVAL CACHES [MAP B] -- Permanent Stations, Regular Observations, and Long-Term Monitoring -- MCMURDO (ELEVATION: 24 M COORDINATES: 77°55'S, 166°39'E) -- PALMER (ELEVATION: 7.5 M COORDINATES: 64°46'S, 64°05'W) -- SOUTH POLE (ELEVATION: 2800 M COORDINATE: 90°S) -- MULTI-STATION PROGRAMS -- Highlights of Science Activities 1 April 1989-31 March 1990 -- ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES -- Astronomy -- Ozone-Depletion Studies -- BIOLOGY -- Biological Effects of UV Radiation -- Environmental Impacts of Oil -- Ecosystems in Dry Valley Lakes -- GEOLOGY AND SOLID EARTH GEOPHYSICS -- West Antarctica and Gondwanaland -- GLACIOLOGY -- Ice Cores and Climate Change -- Permits and Rationale for Entry into Specially Protected Areas (Spas) and Sites of Special Scientific Interest (SSSIs) -- Prospectus Of Planned Activities 1 April 1990-31 March 1991 -- ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES -- Ozone-Depletion Studies -- Polar stratospheric clouds at the South Pole -- Springtime measurements of ozone-related compounds in the antarctic stratosphere -- Investigation of polar stratospheric aerosols and their relation to the ozone hole -- Antarctic ozone profiles: Palmer Station -- Climate Studies -- Chlorine-and bromine-containing trace gases in the Antarctic -- Global monitoring for climatic change -- Lidar experiment at South Pole -- Atmospheric halos and ice crystals -- Climate studies at the South Pole.
Spectral bi-directional reflectance of antarctic snow and ice -- Operation of an aerosol sampling system at Palmer Station -- Boundary-layer dynamics over West Antarctica -- Automatic weather stations: operation and research -- Astronomy And Upper-Atmosphere Studies -- Support for operating an extra-low-frequency/very-low-frequency (ELF/VLF) radiometer at Arrival Heights, Antarctica -- High-latitude magnetic pulsation studies in the Antarctic and Arctic -- Measurement of vertical atmospheric electric current at a network of sites in Antarctica including manned stations and… -- Auroral imaging -- Very-low-frequency sensing of thunderstorms and radiation-belt coupling -- High-resolution helioseismology from the South Pole -- Observations of ultra-high-energy, gamma-ray sources from the South Pole -- Antarctic neutral thermospheric and mesospheric dynamics and thermodynamics -- Polar experiment network for geophysical upper-atmosphere investigations (PENGUIN) -- Cosmic background isotrophy measurements from the South Pole -- South Pole studies of the cosmic background radiation -- Cosmic and solar hard X-ray and gamma-ray spectroscopy from Antarctica -- Measurement of cosmic-ray composition and spectra using emulsion chambers-Japanese-American Cooperative -- Solar and heliosphere studies with antarctic cosmic-ray observations -- All-sky camera measurements of the aurora australis from Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station -- Observation of very-high-energy gamma-ray sources from the South Pole -- Sodium-lidar studies of the antarctic upper atmosphere at Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station -- Low-frequency/high-frequency programmable frequency receiver to the antarctic automatic geophysical observatories -- Spectroscopic and interferometric studies of airglow and auroral processes in the antarctic upper atmosphere over South Pole.
Long-duration balloon test flight in Antarctica -- South Pole X-ray characteristics -- BIOLOGY -- Dispersal and diving behavior of Weddell seals determined by satellite telemetry -- The role of glycopeptide and peptide antifreezes in freezing avoidance by antarctic fishes -- Biogeochemistry of antarctic dry valley lakes: seasonal and feedback processes in antarctic lakes dominated by internal… -- The impact of the Bahia Paraiso oil spill on a Southern Ocean seabird community -- Energetics of adult and larval krill (Euphausia superba) -- Ecology and nutrition of invertebrate larvae in McMurdo Sound, Antarctica, and Monterey Bay, California -- Use of the lateral line for foraging in Antarctica -- Photoadaptation by phytoplankton in permanently ice-covered antarctic lakes: response to a nonturbulent -- Biology of King and Emperor penguins while at sea -- Ozone diminution, ultraviolet-B, and phytoplankton biology in antarctic waters -- Early life history studies of antarctic fish -- Nematode distribution and function of antarctic dry valley ecosystems -- Metabolic and ultrastructural adaptations to chronically cold body temperatures in antarctic fishes -- Assembly and stability of microtubules in fish at low temperatures -- Foraging habitats and behaviors of pygoscelid penguins -- Sources, distribution, and fate of hydrocarbons in the vicinity of the Bahia Paraiso, Arthur Harbor, Antarctica -- Reproductive strategies of south polar skuas: the role of food in chick survival and sibling aggression -- Test morphogenesis in a giant antarctic formaminiferan -- Research on Antarctic Coastal Ecosystem Rates (RACER): microbial dynamics and carbon flux -- Mathematical models of foraging seabirds -- Energetics of reproduction and foraging in Adelie penguins -- GEODESY AND GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION -- Geodetic satellite observations -- Antarctic survey and mapping.
GEOLOGY -- Vertebrate paleontology and sedimentology of the Cynognathus zone (late Early Triassic), Beardmore Glacier region, Antarctica -- Sedimentology of the Permian-Triassic Gondwanaland sequence in the central Transantarctic Mountains -- Antarctic search for meteorites -- Variation in solar flare signatures in antarctic snow -- The tectonomagnetic setting of Early to Middle Jurassic bimodal volcanism in the Transantarctic Mountains -- Tectonic evolution of the antarctic sector of the Pacific margin: Mesozoic and Paleozoic development of Marie Byrd Land II -- Petrogenesis and crustal structure of metamorphic rocks in the central Transantarctic Mountains: an integrated petrologic, st -- Corridor aerographics of the southeast Ross transect zone (CASERTZ) -- Diversity and distribution of fossil floras from southern Victoria Land -- Geological and geophysical studies in the Ford Range of Marie Byrd Land, West Antarctica -- Geochemistry and petrology of the lower crust, Antarctica: evaluation over space and time -- Mesozoic and Cenozoic kinematic evolution of the Transantarctic Mountains -- Cosmic-ray exposure-age dating applied to antarctic glacial geology -- Degassing and crystallization of anorthoclase phonolite magma, Mount Erebus -- West antarctic volcano exploration (WAVE) -- Study of sediment, glacier ice, and silicate spherules, Walcott Neve, Antarctica -- Determining exposure ages and erosion rates of bedrock surfaces in Antarctica -- Stratigraphy, paleontology, structural geology, and paleoglaciology of the late Neogene Sirius Group of the Dominion Range/… -- Geochemistry of Paleozoic granites of the Transantarctic Mountains: phase 2 -- Quaternary climate record from the Antarctic Peninsula regions, Antarctica -- SOLID EARTH GEOPHYSICS.
Paleomagnetic studies designed to test the Mesozoic paleoposition of the Antarctic Peninsula and test models of the Weddell… -- Dry valley seismograph project -- Support for the global seismic station at Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station -- GLACIOLOGY -- Polar Ice Coring Office drilling projects -- Antarctic ice-sheet response to global Pliocene warming -- Seismic investigation of the plate boundary between east and west antarctica -- Broadband seismic imaging of lithospheric structure: application to the Transantarctic Mountain front -- Oxygen-isotope climate record from McMurdo dome and its relation to the geological climate record of the McMurdo Dry Valleys -- HUMAN BIOLOGY AND MEDICINE -- The influence of prolonged polar residence on the cellular distribution of thyroid hormones -- OCEAN PHYSICAL SCIENCES -- Antarctic bottom water formation -- Marine geology of the Antarctic Continental Margin -- Sinking and suspended particulate matter on the antarctic continental margin -- Sources and fluxes of biogenic and anthropogenic carbon compounds in antarctic marine sediments -- Significance of bacterial exoenzymes in organic matter cycling in the Southern Ocean -- Preservation and accumulation of biogenic silica and organic carbon in a high-latitude environment: the Ross Sea -- Depositional processes and stratigraphy of antarctic fjords and ice-shelf environments -- Physical properties and structural stratigraphic variation of frazil, platelet, and congelation sea ice, Ross Sea, Antarctica -- Future Activities Planned -- ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES -- BIOLOGY, HUMAN BIOLOGY AND MEDICINE -- GEOLOGY AND SOLID EARTH GEOPHYSICS -- GLACIOLOGY -- OCEAN PHYSICAL SCIENCES -- Bibliography -- A. GENERAL -- B. BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES -- C. CARTOGRAPHY -- D. EXPEDITIONS -- E. GEOLOGICAL SCIENCES -- F. ICE AND SNOW -- G. LOGISTICS, EQUIPMENT & SUPPLIES -- H. MEDICAL SCIENCES.
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