About Atmospheric Research in Antarctica

What is 2ODIAC? What are we doing? Why does it matter?
Find out here!

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Meet the Team

 

Interdisciplinary, multi-institutional team of scientists braving the Earth's coldest, driest, and windiest continent.

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Living at the Edge of the World

 

Find out what life in Antarctica on the ice and at McMurdo is like!
Updated in conjunction with blog posts.

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What is a normal day like?

We’ve been fortunate enough to have a few weeks of “normal” data acquisition at our field site which means that we’ve been able to come to some sort of routine while we’re here.   Our first priority (after personal safety, of course) is ensuring that our instruments are running at all times. We do have […]

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Weather in Antarctica

Greeting from McMurdo!    We have been in Antarctica for about 9 days now. So far, a full 6 of those days have had travel restrictions due to weather! In McMurdo, there are 3 conditions of weather: Condition 3, 2, and 1, in order of increasing severity.   The definitions for the three conditions are […]

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What are Aerosols?

Aerosols What are aerosols? Aerosols, in general, are solid, liquid, or mixed particles suspended in a gas. Atmospheric aerosols are solid, liquid, or mixed particles suspended in Earth’s atmosphere, i.e. the air we breathe! Aerosols are found in every air mass on the planet. They exist over oceans, deserts, forests, ice and everywhere in between. […]

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Follow us on Facebook!

Follow us on our Facebook page, here: https://www.facebook.com/mcmurdo2odiac   There is also a link to the facebook page along the topbar of this website, look for the FB “f”! The major updates and posts will occur primarily on this website but small daily updates, pictures, and shorter thoughts will be posted to the FB page. […]

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Welcome to the 2ODIAC Blog

Welcome to the official blog for the 2ODIAC campaign. This will be the main outlet for all things big and small as they relate to 2ODIAC and the 2ODIAC team members. The 2-Season, Ozone Depletion Interaction with Aerosols Campaign (2ODIAC, Pronounced “Zodiac”) is an atmospheric measurement campaign taking place in the austral spring/summers of 2014 […]

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