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Posted by | March 31, 2020
FjordPhyto Teaser video – behind the scenes interview with Gaby Lamanna

Everything you see is a work of art created by an actual person (or team of people). This short video about the efforts of the Antarctic citizen science project -...

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Posted by | February 19, 2020
Updates: Teamwork makes the dream work

Thank you for visiting the FjordPhyto site! This is a post to share some quick updates with you all and provide links to all the great work being done. The...

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Posted by | February 19, 2020
Tiny but mighty – why we owe our existence to the phytoplankton

https://iaato.org/documents/10157/25111/Blog+-+Tiny+but+mighty+-+why+we+owe+our+existence+to+the+phytoplankton.pdf/86487c66-4c7d-4df5-b99f-102264e707a0

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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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