2015-16: U.S. AMLR's 30th field season in the peninsula!
Spirits are high as opening camp tasks and preliminary science proceed apace at NOAA’s Antarctic Marine Living Resources (AMLR) Program’s Cape Shirreff field station!
After a few travel challenges, the 2015 Cape Shirreff opening crew arrived in Punta Arenas, Chile on the 17th & 18th of October to begin the 2015/16 field season at the AMLR field station on Livingston Island. AMLR researchers departed Punta Arenas for the Antarctic aboard the R/V Laurence M. Gould on 22 October. Fortunately, a lull between low pressure systems allowed for relatively mild sea conditions while crossing Drake’s Passage. We arrived at Cape Shirreff on the morning of Monday 26 October.
Weekly reports will be posted below.
Coming in 2016 - another U.S. AMLR Program winter vessel survey
Stay tuned - we will head south on another winter adventure and will share details with you here as we finalize our plans.
Weekly Sit Reps from RVIB Palmer
|WAMLR Sit Rep 1: TBD||WAMLR Sit Rep 2: TBD||WAMLR Sit Rep 3: TBD|
|WAMLR Sit Rep 4: TBD|| || |
Got Birds? Copacabana does!
And we will be there to check them out! Stay tuned!
Weekly Sit Reps from Copacabana study site
|Copa Sit Rep 1: TBD||Copa Sit Rep 2: TBD||Copa Sit Rep 3: TBD|