As the Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) Network enters its fourth decade, ecological scientists are taking stock of the contributions and future directions of the nation’s largest and longest...
06 Jan 2013
New Penguin Cam at Palmer Station!!!Palmer Station gets a newly installed web cam showing penguins on Torgersen Island. The camera can be operated remotely by classrooms to gain different views of the colonies.
02 Jul 2012
NASA Article Covers Palmer ResearchNASA science writer, Laura Naranjo, covers research from a 2009 publication, co-authored by Palmer scientists, about shorter ice seasons and waning phytoplankton blooms.
20 Dec 2012
Recent Publication from Palmer LTER Time series of vertical flux of zooplankton fecal pellets on the continental shelf of the western Antarctic Peninsula published in Marine Ecology Progress Series, by authors Miriam Gleiber,...
15 Nov 2012
Science: Winds of ChangeArticle in Science magazine discusses the interplay between air, sea and ice as a central theme underlying climate change in Antarctica, interviewing Palmer LTER's Hugh Ducklow, Jennifer Blum, Sharon Stammerjohn...
23 Oct 2012
Palmer LTER opens 22nd field season at Palmer StationOur 22nd field season opened when the LM GOULD dropped off Brown University PhD student Cat Luria and her husband Nikhil Murgai on 22 September. Cat and Nikhil arrived early...
09 Oct 2012
NPR: Scientists Watch Antarctica, Arctic Sea-Ice LevelsSharon Stammerjohn of Palmer LTER discusses with Steve Inskeep and others on NPR the apparent conflict in the general public message of climate change and current sea ice measurements.
12 Apr 2012
Blue Ribbon Panel reviews the current U.S. Antarctic ProgramThe U.S. Antarctic Blue Ribbon Panel conducts a review of the current U.S. Antarctic Program, assessing its 20-year trajectory.
6 Apr 2012
BioScience takes a retrospective look at LTER
21 Mar 2012
4th-grader, Olivia Shields writes about her Antarctic experience in the classroomRead an article submitted by a 4th-grade student who shares her experience learning about Palmer Station Antarctica and connecting with researchers in the classroom.
12 Mar 2012
New York Time covers Dr. Kim Bernard and fellow researchersA recent New York Times article covers the current state and possible future of antarctic krill harvesting, talking with Palmer researchers
20 Feb 2012
"Science on Ice: What It's Like to Live and Work in Antarctica"Jennifer Bogo of Popular Mechanics Magazine writes about her visit to Palmer Station and describes a bit of what it's like to live and work there
1 Nov 2011
Palmer Station's new webcamView live images from the new Palmer Station webcam!
28 Jun 2011
Yale Environment 360 article on sea ice ecologyYale Environment 360 publishes "A World Centered on Sea Ice Is Changing Swiftly at the Poles", a story on sea ice ecology
9 Dec 2010
Smithsonian Exhibits Scarlet Knight, First Robotic Ocean GliderThe Scarlet Knight, an 8-foot autonomous underwater glider, was unveiled Dec. 9 as the newest temporary exhibit in the National Museum of Natural History’s Sant Ocean Hall.