Author: Cecilia O'Leary

Exploring the Antarctic Depths

Antarctica is covered in ice sheets that are up to 3 kilometers (2 miles) thick. These ice sheets connect to the ocean water surrounding Antarctica where they permanently float. At this point, the ice...

The tale of two cods in a changing system

Oceans are experiencing both warming temperatures and increasing acidification. Rising oceanic carbon-dioxide levels lead to a decrease in pH, resulting in a phenomenon called ocean acidification. These physicochemical changes are expected to impact ocean...

Polar Cod Under the Pack Ice

Pack ice is a group of large pieces of floating ice that move together in almost continuous masses due to wind and/or ocean currents. What happens below the pack ice? This has been a...

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