Posted by | October 26, 2018
Get to know Martina Mascioni

How did you get involved working with FjordEco and FjordPhyto?  I started working on marine Antarctic phytoplankton when I was in the third year of the Bachelor’s Degree, particularly with...

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Posted by | October 1, 2018
Biological Processes in Antarctic Ecosystems: AnT-ERA/SCAR spring course in Argentina

by Martina Mascioni (FjordPhyto Scientist) This past week (23 - 29 September 2018) the spring course on “Biological Processes in Antarctic Ecosystems" took place in the city of Buenos Aires,...

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Posted by | August 7, 2018
Fjord Ecosystems – an intro

Fjords. You know what they look like, but maybe you’ve never seen, much less said, the word. Let’s say it together: Fee-yor-d. The word fjord derives from the Old Norse...

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Posted by | July 26, 2018
In the Field with A21

[embedyt][/embedyt] In December 2017, I flew down to Ushuaia, Argentina: the gateway city to Antarctica. I boarded the MS Hebridean Sky, a 296-foot cruise ship, and was warmly welcomed...

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Posted by | December 14, 2017
A Scientist’s Life: Dr. Maria Vernet

Original story posted at Scripps News Explorations Now. Maria Vernet is an emeritus researcher in the Integrative Oceanography Division at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San...

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Posted by | December 5, 2017
Scripps Oceanography to teach ‘citizen scientists’ in the wilds of Antarctica

Reposted from San Diego Union Tribune By Gary Robbins A Scripps Institution of Oceanography graduate student making her second trip to Antarctica will lead ecotourists in taking phytoplankton samples from...

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Posted by | December 1, 2017
Allison Lee Polar Phytoplankton PhD Student

Interview reposted from Ocean Allison Podcast Episode #54, Allison Lee: Phytoplankton PhD Student. ^ Click the link above to listen to the podcast! Allison Lee is a biological oceanography PhD...

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Posted by | October 10, 2017
We are in Iceland!

We have been invited to speak at the 2017 AECO/IAATO Polar Field Staff Conference in Iceland and engage the polar guide community in the wonders of phytoplankton research with FjordPhyto by the Vernet...

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Posted by | September 10, 2017
FjordPhyto receives support from the National Science Foundation

We couldn't be more ecstatic to share the news that FjordPhyto has received funding support from the National Science Foundation! The Division of Polar Programs provided support for the first season...

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Posted by | June 30, 2017
FjordPhyto presented to Scripps Institution of Oceanography

Allison Lee presents FjordPhyto as her Capstone for the Master of Advanced Studies in Marine Biodiversity and Conservation at Scripps Institution of Oceanography. A huge shout out to her committee...

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