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Weddell Seal Pup Production in relation to harvesting pressure and the B-15 iceberg
The Ross Sea, one of two large embayments on the Antarctic continent, provides scientific opportunity to study marine ecosystem processes. The Weddell Seal Leptonychotes weddelli resides in the Ross Sea, with breeding ...
Surviving the Ice: A critical review of cold tolerance strategies in Antarctic nematodes
(University of Canterbury, 2011)
Antarctica presents an extreme environment. Diversity is restricted yet life thrives, particularly nematodes. Nematodes are a dominant soil invertebrate in Antarctic ecosystems and have developed a suite of cold tolerance ...
A pragmatic utopia: should the Ross Sea be designated a Marine Protected Area?
The Ross Sea is a prominent embayment in the Antarctic continent, of around 650,000km2 – an area equal to two percent of the Southern Ocean. Approximately two-thirds of this area is covered by the Ross Ice Shelf. The ...