Investigating freshwater inputs along the Antarctic Peninsula

Date: 
Thursday, December 6, 2012 to Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Rich Viso, assistant director of the School of Coastal and Marine Systems Science, Rick Peterson, marine science lecturer, and graduate student Leigha Peterson (no relation) leave Myrtle Beach on Dec. 7 and travel through Atlanta and Santiago, Chile, to the tip of South America, crossing the treacherous 500-mile Drake Passage. They board the R/V Gould (research vessel) for a National Science Foundation-funded research trip involving groundwater discharge.

Links:

ECU SSTORM Research Group Blog - http://ecusstorm.blogspot.com/2012_12_01_archive.html

Eastern Carolina Univeristy article - http://www.ecu.edu/cs-cas/articles/antarctica.cfm