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Posted by | September 18, 2019
First Publication from FjordPhyto Online

HOT OFF THE PRESS. Our first official publication is out! Read the publication here and check out the awesome microscope images of the species we found:  Mascioni, M., Almandoz, G....

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Posted by | August 1, 2019
Martina from Argentina receives IAATO Fellowship to come to Scripps

Congratulations to Martina Mascioni who is one of the recipients of the first IAATO Antarctic Fellowship! Martina is currently a graduate student (PhD) from the University of La Plata, Argentina,...

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Posted by | May 6, 2019
Sharing the FjordPhyto project through conference presentations

Part of a scientists job is to communicate their work. We do that in multiple ways: through conversations with friends and family,  talking to colleagues at school, posting to online...

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Posted by | May 6, 2019
Jack Pan studies how phytoplankton play a role in Antarctic fjords

Another Vernet Lab member you may not have heard about yet is Jack Pan. Jack has been working hard to understand phytoplankton and the optical properties of water within Andvord...

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Posted by | January 11, 2019
Heading back down to the Ice 2019

Antarctica is one of the most spectacular places on Earth, in my opinion – to get to the peninsula, I must cross the infamous Drake Passage, a 620 mile (1000...

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Posted by | December 17, 2018
Honored as Accomplished Scientist 2018 AAAS Fellow – Dr. Maria Vernet

A huge congratulations to Dr. Maria Vernet for being elected as AAAS Accomplished Scientist Fellow for 2018 Biological Sciences. The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) is the...

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Posted by | October 26, 2018
Get to know Martina Mascioni

How did you get involved working with FjordEco and FjordPhyto?  I started working on marine Antarctic phytoplankton when I was in the third year of the Bachelor’s Degree, particularly with...

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Posted by | October 1, 2018
Biological Processes in Antarctic Ecosystems: AnT-ERA/SCAR spring course in Argentina

by Martina Mascioni (FjordPhyto Scientist) This past week (23 - 29 September 2018) the spring course on “Biological Processes in Antarctic Ecosystems" took place in the city of Buenos Aires,...

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Posted by | August 7, 2018
Fjord Ecosystems – an intro

Fjords. You know what they look like, but maybe you’ve never seen, much less said, the word. Let’s say it together: Fee-yor-d. The word fjord derives from the Old Norse...

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Posted by | July 26, 2018
In the Field with A21

[embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zp6OFj6dqRY[/embedyt] In December 2017, I flew down to Ushuaia, Argentina: the gateway city to Antarctica. I boarded the MS Hebridean Sky, a 296-foot cruise ship, and was warmly welcomed...

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