AERD and the US AMLR Program

Pulling net onto deck of RVIB Palmer (JWalsh 2012).AERD and the US AMLR Program

Since 1986, the AERD has managed the U.S. AMLR Program's field studies in Antarctic waters to investigate the effects of commercial fisheries on the marine ecosystem, including effects on local seal and seabird populations. 

Studies conducted by U.S. AMLR/AERD researchers include:

Additional research and activities conducted by the AERD in support of the AMLR Program's objectives include: