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Smith-McIntyre "mud grab"



AMLR scientists deploy a Smith-McIntyre grab, or "mud grabber", used for taking benthic samples, during a snow storm at night.
Location: South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: Rich MooiYear Taken: 2003 Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8918.jpg

Trekking to work



An AMLR sicentist treks along a glacier in the morning silence, with only a penguin for company.
Location: Livingston Island, South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: Mike GoebelYear Taken: 1999Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8024.jpg

Skiing to a monitoring site



AMLR scientists monitor many breeding sites around Livinsgton Island, some of which are far away from the Cape Shirreff field station. During early summer, before the snow has melted, scientists will ski from site to site.
Location: Livingston Island, South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: Ray BuchheitYear Taken: 2009Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8030.jpg

Footprints in the Snow



An AMLR scientist traverses the stark but beautiful Antarctic landscape toward a pinniped monitoring site.
Location: Livingston Island, South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: Ray BuchheitYear Taken: 2009Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8037.jpg

A Lonely Trek



An AMLR scientist walks along the crest of a snow-coverd mountain, with a dramatic vista of puffy white clouds in the background.
Location: Livingston Island, South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: Ray BuchheitYear Taken: 2009Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8048.jpg

Working in the Field



Traversing a glacier requires special equipment.
Location: South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: Ray Buchheit Year Taken: 2009 Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8053.jpg

Working in the Field 



Repairing weather monitoring equipment at a field station.
Location: Seal Island, South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: Mike Goebel Year Taken: 1991 Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8055.jpg

Working in the Field 



Scientists hiking across a glacier. 
Location: Livingston Island, South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: Ray Buchheit Year Taken: 2009 Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8056.jpg

Working in the Field 



Construction at the Seal Island field camp. 
Location: Seal Island, South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: Mike Goebel Year Taken: 1991 Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8058.jpg

Working in the Field 



Penguins and seals share coastal real estate, while researchers observe. 
Location: Seal Island, South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: Mike Goebel Year Taken: 1992 Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8066.jpg

Working in the Field 



Biologists capturing a fur seal, which will be tagged and released. 
Location: Seal Island, South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: Mike Goebel Year Taken: 1992 Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8067.jpg

Working in the Field 



The NOAA R/V Surveyor, used by the AMLR Program from 1987 to 1995. 
Location: South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: George Watters Year Taken: 1995 Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8076.jpg

Working in the Field 



Benthic trawl at Drygalski Glacier, Antarctic Peninsula, South Georgia Expedition. 
Location: South Georgia IslandPhoto Credit: George Watters Year Taken: 1995 Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8078.jpg

Working in the Field 



The remote-operated vehicle (ROV) AERG-8, being deployed from the research vessel. 
Location: South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: George Watters Year Taken: Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8081.jpg

Working in the Field 



Crab trap. 
Location: South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: George Watters Year Taken: Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8087.jpg

Working in the Field



Crab trap. 
Location: South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit:George Watters Year Taken: Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8088.jpg

Working in the Field



A catch of spino crabs. 
Location: South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: George Watters Year Taken: Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8089.jpg

Working in the Field



Dr. George Watters enjoys a brisk day on deck. 
Location: South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: George WattersYear Taken: 1997 Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8091.jpg

Working in the Field



A team of AMLR scientists and Russian crew pull in trawling nets during the 1997 demersal fish survey aboard the R/V Yuzhmorgeologiya. 
Location: South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: George WattersYear Taken: 1997 Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8096.jpg

Working in the Field



AMLR scientists work diligently through inclement weather at the catch sorting station on the stern of the R/V Yuzhmorgeologiya. 
Location: South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: George WattersYear Taken: 1997 Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8098.jpg

Working in the Field



Capturing gentoo penguins for tagging and diet analysis; the birds are then released unharmed. 
Location: King George Island, South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: Wayne Trivelpiece Year Taken: 1985 Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8103.jpg

Working in the Field



Krill sorting outside the Copacabana field station. 
Location: South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: Wayne TrivelpieceYear Taken: 1989 Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8112.jpg

Working in the Field



A pair of skuas protect their nest from AMLR field biologist, Dr. Wayne Trivelpiece who diligently records the animals' activities throughout the breeding season near the Arctowski Polish field station.
Location: South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: Wayne Trivelpiece Year Taken: 1982 Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8115.jpg

Working in the Field



Driving a Zodiac past a spectacular iceberg. 
Location: South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: Wayne Trivelpiece Year Taken: 1995 Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8151.jpg

Working in the Field



Oceanographers prepare a research ROV (Remote Operated Vehicle) for deployment. 
Location: South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: Valerie Loeb Year Taken: 1988 Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8188.jpg

Working in the Field



Hydrocast from the starboard bucket, R/V Profesor Siedlecki.
Location: South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: Valerie Loeb Year Taken: 1988 Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8190.jpg

Working in the Field



A R/V Profesor Siedlecki launch full of Polish scientists and sailors returns to the ship from a visit at the Polish Arctowski field station.
Location: South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: Valerie LoebYear Taken: 1988 Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8191.jpg

Working in the Field



Polish electronics technician Emil Ociepka, John Wormuth and John Green work under a makeshift tent on the deck of the R/V Profesor Siedlecki, terminating the electronics of Wormuths’ Multiple Opening and Closing Net and Environmental Sensing System (MOCNESS).
Location: South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit:Valerie Loeb Year Taken: 1988 Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8192.jpg

Working in the Field



A trawl net on the stern of a commercial fishing vessel. 
Location: South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: Valerie Loeb Year Taken: 1988 Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8194.jpg

Working in the Field



Dr. Roger Hewitt with a borrowed CTD (named “Clarence”), during hydographic studies off South Georgia.
Location: South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: Valerie LoebYear Taken: 1989 Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8199.jpg

Working in the Field



The largest salp catch in February 1993 was several liters. 
Location: South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: Valerie LoebYear Taken: 1993Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8204.jpg

Working in the Field



SCUBA divers emerge beside a Zodiac from the icy depths of Admiralty Bay during the 1995 field season. 
Location: South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: Valerie Loeb Year Taken: 1995 Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8206.jpg

Working in the Field



A pair of SCUBA divers look to climb out of the icy water and back aboard the Zodiac. Water temperatures in the Southern Ocean hover around 34 degrees. 
Location: South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: Valerie LoebYear Taken: 1995Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8207.jpg

Working in the Field



A SCUBA diver in the icy Southern Ocean. 
Location: South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: Valerie Loeb Year Taken: 1995Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8208.jpg

Working in the Field



Michael Force, bird observer and zooplankton team member, is alert for marine mammals during the Drake Passage transit. 
Location: South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: Valerie LoebYear Taken: 1995 Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8209.jpg

Working in the Field



An IKMT is deployed from the stern of the R/V Yuzhmorgeologiya.
Location: South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: Valerie Loeb Year Taken: 1993Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8210.jpg

Working in the Field



A scientist prepares a CTD rosette, with bottles to collect seawater samples. 
Location: South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: Valerie LoebYear Taken: 1990Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8224.jpg

Net deployment



A trawl net, used to collect zooplankton and pelagic fish samples.
Location: South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: Valerie LoebYear Taken: 1990Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8225.jpg

Small-boat deployment



Researchers deploy a small RHIB (Rigid-Hulled Inflatable Boat) from the main research vessel.
Location: South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: Valerie LoebYear Taken: 1990Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8226.jpg

The Zoo Van



An AMLR researcher sorts the most recent catch of zooplankton aboard the R/V Surveyor.
Location: South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: Valerie LoebYear Taken: 1990Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8230.jpg

Touchdown



A helicopter makes a beach landing at the Seal Island field station.
Location: Seal Island, South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: Mike GoebelYear Taken: 1992Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8232.jpg

Christmas



An AMLR scientist takes a break from work at the Seal Island field station.
Location: South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: Mike GeobelYear Taken: 1992Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8243.jpg

Arrival



An AMLR small boat makes its way toward the Seal Island field station from the nearby R/V Surveyor.
Location: Seal Island, South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: Mike GoebelYear Taken: 1991Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8253.jpg

Penguin census



A biologist counts his way through a chinstrap penguin colony on Seal Island.
Location: South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: Mike GoebelYear Taken: 1991Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8254.jpg

Raising the flag



The American and Japanese flags are flown at the Seal Island field station.
Location: South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: Mike GoebelYear Taken: 1991Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8256.jpg

At great heights



An AMLR scientist sets up the Seal Island field station's radio antenna.
Location: South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: Mike GoebelYear Taken: 1991Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8258.jpg

Hauling supplies



AMLR researchers Drs. Rennie Holt and Roger Hewitt at Seal Island.
Location: South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: Mike GoebelYear Taken: 1991Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8261.jpg

Group photo, 1991



The Seal Island research team, with Dr. Mike Goebel (far right), 1991.
Location: South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: Mike GoebelYear Taken: 1991Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8262.jpg

Penguin monitoring



AMLR scientists set up a hidden scale that will measure penuins as they walk over it or sit on it.
Location: South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: Mike GoebelYear Taken: 1992Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8267.jpg

Weight monitoring



An AMLR biologist buries a scale in a penguin colony on Seal Island.
Location: South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: Mike GoebelYear Taken: 1992Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8268.jpg

Vantage Point



An AMLR biologist seeks a better view at a Seal Island penguin colony.
Location: South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: Mike GoebelYear Taken: 1992Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8286.jpg

Small Boat Ops



AMLR scientists deploy a small boat from the R/V Surveyor to carry supplies to the AMLR field stations.
Location: South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: Roger HewittYear Taken: 1992Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8307.jpg

CTD



A conductivity-temperature-depth (CTD) is deployed from the fantail of the R/V Surveyor.
Location: South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: Roger HewittYear Taken: Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8310.jpg

Zodiac



AMLR scientists in a Zodiac off the coast of Seal Island.
Location: South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: Roger HewittYear Taken: 1991Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8320.jpg

Data entry



Antarctic researcher Lisa Hiruki-Raring downloads data in the observation blind at North Cove, Seal Island.
Location: South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: Lisa Hiruki-RaringYear Taken: 1995Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8322.jpg

Antarctic Passtimes



An AMLR Antarctic tradition: making ice cream. Biologists Mike Cameron, William Meyer and Dr. Rennie Holt make Christmas dessert at the Seal Island Field camp.
Location: South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: Lisa Hiruki-RaringYear Taken: 1994Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8324.jpg

Data entry



AMLR biologist John Jansen enters data at the Seal Island field camp.
Location: South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: Lisa Hiruki-RaringYear Taken: 1995Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8325.jpg

Beach hike



Biologists walk along the outskirts of a penguin colony at Beaker Bay, Seal Island.
Location: Seal Island, South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: Lisa Hiruki-RaringYear Taken: 1995Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8328.jpg

Zodiac



A Zodiac, useful in shallow waters and when attempting to tag animals at sea.
Location: South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: Roger HewittYear Taken: 1990Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8349.jpg

Under Construction



AMLR scientists construct the Seal Island field station during their first field season.
Location: Seal Island, South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: Roger HewittYear Taken: Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8350.jpg





An AMLR scientist with telemetry equipment at Seal Island, South Shetland Islands.
Location: Seal Island, South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: Roger HewittYear Taken: 1990Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8352.jpg

Beach launch



A team of AMLR scientists pushes their Zodiac off the beach at Seal Island to an area deep enough to lower the outboard motor.
Location: Seal Island, South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: Roger HewittYear Taken: 1991Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8354.jpg

Bird blind



AMLR biologists walk to the bird blind at Seal Island, where they can monitor penguin behavior without disturbing the penguin colony.
Location: South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: Roger HewittYear Taken: 1991Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8357.jpg

Photo Op



A biologist at a chinstrap penguin colony on Seal Island.
Location: South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: Roger HewittYear Taken: 1990Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8362.jpg

Small Boat Operations



Dr. Roger Hewitt drives one of the AMLR Zodiacs from Seal Island to the R/V Surveyor.
Location: South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: Roger Hewitt Year Taken: 1996 Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8382.jpg

Working in the Field



A Zodiac brings supplies to the AMLR field station at Seal Island.
Location: Seal Island, South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: Roger HewittYear Taken: 1990 Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8386.jpg

Working in the Field



Constructing the Weatherport living structure at Seal Island.
Location: Seal Island, South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: Roger HewittYear Taken: 1995Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8390.jpg

Working in the Field



Jane Rosenberg handling ROV umbilical cord on NOAA Ship Surveyor. 
Location: South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: Roger HewittYear Taken: 1992Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8499.jpg

Working in the Field



Mike MacCaulay’s towed acoustic fish on NOAA Ship Surveyor.
Location: South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: Roger Hewitt Year Taken: 1990Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8502.jpg

Working in the Field



John Wormuth and AMLR scientists discuss data collection. 
Location: South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: Roger HewittYear Taken: 1990Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8503.jpg

Working in the Field



AMLR Scientists prepare the brand new zooplankton sorting lab, built into a cargo container.
Location: South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: Roger HewittYear Taken: 1990 Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8504.jpg

Working in the Field



In the computer room aboard the R/V Surveyor.
Location: South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: Roger HewittYear Taken: 1990Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8509.jpg

Working in the Field



An AMLR scientist with an Adelie penguin, which will be measured, tagged and released.
Location: Seal Island, South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: Roger HewittYear Taken: 1994Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8530.jpg

Working in the Field



Midwater trawl net on Japanese krill trawler that was inspected by the AMLR Program off Elephant Island. 
Location: South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: Roger HewittYear Taken: 1995Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8537.jpg

Working in the Field



Valeriy and Oleg, Russian crew-members, conducting salinity measurements aboard R/V Yuzhmorgeologiya.
Location: South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: Roger HewittYear Taken: 1996Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8584.jpg

Working in the Field



AMLR scientists collect oceanographic data aboard the R/V Yuzhmorgeologiya.
Location: South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: Roger HewittYear Taken: 1996Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8587.jpg

Working in the Field



Mealtime aboard the R/V Yuzhmorgeologia.
Location: South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: Roger HewittYear Taken: 1996Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8588.jpg

Working in the Field



NOAA scientist Dr. David Demer checks the acoustic echograms aboard the R/V Yuzhmorgeologiya.
Location: South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: Roger HewittYear Taken: 1996Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8592.jpg

Working in the Field



Preparing to deploy a piece of oceanographic equipment aboard the NOAA Ship Surveyor. 
Location: South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: Roger HewittYear Taken: 1992Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8600.jpg

Working in the Field



The AMLR crew casts a CTD from the stern of the R/V Yuzhmorgeologiya.
Location: South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: Cassandra BrooksYear Taken: 2009Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8601.JPG

Working in the Field



The crew of the R/V Yuzhmorgeologiya deploys a CTD from the stern.
Location: South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: Cassandra BrooksYear Taken: 2008Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8603.JPG

Working in the Field



An AMLR scientist weighs catch from a fish trawl.
Location: South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: Christopher JonesYear Taken: 2006Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8608.JPG

Working in the Field



Proud Antarctic ichthyologists with their catch, a toothfish.
Location: South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: Christopher JonesYear Taken: 2006Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8609.JPG

Working in the Field



A Russian crew member watches the fish net as it is deployed off the stern of the ship.
Location: South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: Christopher JonesYear Taken: 2006Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8614.JPG

Working in the Field



A scientist looks out over the icy seas, South Shetland Islands.
Location: South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: Christopher JonesYear Taken: 2006Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8616.JPG

Working in the Field



A scientist looks out over the icy seas, South Shetland Islands.
Location: South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: Christopher JonesYear Taken: 2006Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8617.JPG

Working in the Field



Antarctic ichthyologist Dr. Christopher Jones with a large Patagonian toothfish, Dissostichus eleginoides.
Location: South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: Christopher JonesYear Taken: 2006Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8620.JPG

Working in the Field



Ichthyologists measure catch in a lab aboard the R/V Yuzhmorgeologiya.
Location: South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: Christopher JonesYear Taken: 2006Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8621.JPG

Working in the Field



Deploying trawl off the R/V Professor Siedlecki in 1986.
Location: South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: Kevin HillYear Taken: 1986Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8630.jpg

Working in the Field



AMLR scientists Anthony Cossio and Ryan Driscoll in a Zodiac, South Shetland Islands.
Location: South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: Kim DietrichYear Taken: 2006Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8636.JPG

Working in the Field



A Zodiac in rough seas.
Location: South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: Malte DamerauYear Taken: 2009 Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8657.JPG

Working in the Field



Zooplankton expert Kimberly Dietrich and veteran seabird observer Mike Force relax on the R/V Yuzhmorgeologiya by playing cribbage.
Location: South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: Maria Paz Andrade MartinezYear Taken: 2009Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8665.JPG

Working in the Field



A group of scientists tours Livingston Island.
Location: South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: Summer MartinYear Taken: 2010 Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8669.jpg

Working in the Field



The AMLR crew works to deploy a CTD off the stern of the R/V Moana Wave.
Location: South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: Summer MartinYear Taken: 2010Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8674.jpg

Working in the Field



AMLR scientists Ryan Driscoll and Raul Vasquez del Mercado retrieving an IKMT net on the stern of the R/V Moana Wave.
Location: South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: Tara ClementeYear Taken: 2010Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8686.jpg

Working in the Field



Deploying an IKMT net from the stern of the R/V Moana Wave.
Location: South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: Tara ClementeYear Taken: 2010Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8697.jpg

Working in the Field



A CTD rosette is deployed to collect water samples.
Location: South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: Amy Van CiseYear Taken: 2010Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8735.JPG

Working in the Field



A net is deployed to collect zooplankton samples.
Location: South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: Amy Van CiseYear Taken: 2010Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8736.JPG

Working in the Field



AMLR crew maneuvers water-collection equipment.
Location: South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: Amy Van CiseYear Taken: 2010Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8739.JPG

Working in the Field



AMLR crew members lower equipment into the frigid ocean.
Location: South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: Amy Van CiseYear Taken: 2010Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8740.JPG

Working in the Field



AMLR scientist Kim Dietrich records zooplankton data.
Location: South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: Amy Van CiseYear Taken: 2010 Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8742.JPG

Working in the Field



A biolgist walks along the edge of a chinstrap penguin colony on Seal Island.
Location: South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: David SandwellYear Taken: 1987Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8797.jpg

Working in the Field



Two biologists trek across the ice Antarctic landscape.
Location: South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: Mike Goebel Year Taken: 2007Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8799.jpg

Working in the Field



Two scientists hiking in distance, on snowy plain.
Location: South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: Mike GoebelYear Taken: 2007Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8800.jpg





AMLR scientist Adam Jenkins drives a Zodiac near the R/V Yuzhmorgeologiya.
Location: South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: Jessica LipskyYear Taken: 2004Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8824.JPG

Working in the Field



Scientists offload supplies onto the landing beach at Cape Shirreff, Livingston Island.
Location: South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: Jessica LipskyYear Taken: 2004Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8830.JPG

Working in the Field



A seal researcher doing double duty shoveling snow at an AMLR field station.
Location: South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: Mike GoebelYear Taken: 1999Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8849.jpg

Working in the Field



AMLR biologist Kevin Pietrzak with a fur seal pup.
Location: South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: McKenzie MudgeYear Taken: 2010Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8873.JPG

Working in the Field



Scientists move milk and fresh supplies to Copacabana field camp.
Location: South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: Mattias CapeYear Taken: 2007Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8888.jpg

Working in the Field



AMLR Program scientists bring supplies to the Copacabana field camp using a Zodiac inflatable boat. These boats are used to access areas that the ship cannot reach.
Location: South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: Mattias CapeYear Taken: 2007Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8893.jpg

Working in the Field



Steve Sessions walking to Copacabana field camp as a Zodiac heads back to the R/V Yuzhmorgeologiya.
Location: South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: Mattias CapeYear Taken: 2007Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8895.jpg

Working in the Field



Researchers on a zodiac using multibeam acoustics for krill school measurements.
Location: South Shetland IslandsPhoto Credit: Mattias CapeYear Taken: 2007Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8902.jpg