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Research on Blood Falls Highlighted
Dr. Jill Mikucki from Dartmouth College describes ancient microbial communities living in Blood Falls below the Taylor Glacier
Glaciers and the Simple Life in Antarctica's Dry Valleys
Hassan Basagic from Portland State University describes the essential role of polar glaciers in supporting the bare-bones ecosystems in the Dry Valleys
Meteorological Data now updated through 07-08 season
Meteorological Data can now be downloaded through the 07-08 season. Fryxell, Hoare and Bonney stations contain data through the extended season.
The Dry Valleys on NASA's Earth Observatory
Blood Falls and the Dry Valleys are featured on NASA's Earth Observatory website
Basecamp website for project management is now available
Scanned Stream Field Notes
Scanned images of hand-written stream field notes are now searchable online back to 1993. Many thanks to Jane Turner!
Live Stream Flow Data from Antarctica
Live flow data are being telemetered from the Onyx River in Antarctica by the USGS. Download data here.
Read our Blogs from Antarctica!
MCM members are currently in the field. Read about life and research in Antarctica.
"Cold, Hard Facts"
Read Peter Doran's Op-Ed piece on global warming in the July 27 New York Times!
Diana Wall named director of CSU's School of Global Environmental Sustainability
the School of Global Environmental Sustainability is an umbrella organization that encompasses all environmental education and research at Colorado State Univ. Diana Wall is it's founding director.
Wall featured in DISCOVER magazine
Diana Wall was featured as one of the 8 environmental scientists to comment on what was learned over the past 25 years and what is expected in the next 25 years by DISCOVER magazine (April, 2005 issue).
Wormherders' work featured in new book
The Wormherders' research was featured in another book by published by Island Press entitled Under Ground: How creatures of mud and dirt shape our world, by Yvonne Baskin.
New MCM LTER website
Welcome to the new MCM LTER website! You will continue to see additions and improvements to this site in terms of both content and data accessibility.
Wall edits SCOPE volume
Diana Wall edited the book Sustaining Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services in Soils and Sediments.
Colorado State University announces Distinguished Professors
Dr. Diana Wall named University Distinguished Professor
The Wormherders' Work Featured in the NY Times
An Antarctic Ecosystem Shows Signs of Trouble as a Tiny Worm Turns.
Lyons and Fountain GSA Fellows
Berry Lyons and Andrew Fountain were both elected Fellows of the Geological Society of America and were acknowledged at the Society's annual meeting on October 15.
The Lost Seal reviewed in Nature Geoscience
Read Amy Leventer's book review of The Lost Seal children's book by MCM PI Diane McKnight