Field work

Lab studies:
Microscopy & MRI

Preliminary conclusions

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Jody Deming, Karen Junge, Christopher Krembs

School of Oceanography
University of Washington
Seattle, WA

Collaborative study of geophysical constraints on sea-ice bacteria: Implications for life on ice-covered solar bodies

Hajo Eicken, Aaron Stierle

Geophysical Institute
University of Alaska
Fairbanks, AK


This web page presents first, preliminary results and images of work carried out as part of a project supported through NSF's Life in Extreme Environments (LExEn) Program. For further details feel free to contact either the PIs or students associated with this project.


Selected abstracts of presentations resulting out of this work:

Selected publications resulting out of this work:

Data sets and images collected as part of this project have been submitted to the NSF Arctic System Science (ARCSS) data base and we'd also be happy to provide these by contacting us directly.


Points of contact:



This work has been supported through NSF (LExEn) Grant OPP-9817738. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in the material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation. Magnetic resonance imaging studies have been conducted in collaboration with the Alfred Wegener Institute in Bremerhaven, Germany (Dr. C. Bock, R. Wittig, Prof. Miller, Prof. Poertner) with financial support by the German Ministry of Research and Technology (BMBF). Logistical support by the Barrow Arctic Science Consortium (BASC) is gratefully acknowledged.

Last update: December 23, 2002

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