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Antarctic NEON (AAEON)

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The Antarctic continent per se, including nearshore islands and the surrounding marginal ice zone, seasonally influenced by the advance and retreat of sea ice. Specifically the Antarctic Dry Valleys ecosystems (McMurdo LTER) and the Antarctic marine ecosystems of the West Antarctic Peninsula (Palmer LTER) and Ross Sea.


Hugh Ducklow, The College of William and Mary,
Berry Lyons, Ohio State University,
John Priscu, Montana State University,
Maria Vernet, Scripps Institution of Oceanography,
Diana Wall, Colorado State University,

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