Endorsed Projects and Programs 

The SOOS provides endorsement for individual research projects, large national and international research projects, national and international collaborative and coordination programmes, and data management initiatives.

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The SOOS has endorsed a number of projects and programmes, some of which are currently awaiting funding decisions. Following funding approval their details will added to the list below.

Active Projects

Dates Project Principal Investigator
2018-2020 Southern Ocean Nanoplankton Response to CO2 (SONAR-CO2) A.S. Rigual Hernandez
2016-2019 Resolving CO2 system seasonality in the WAP with year-round autonomous observations E. Shadwick
2016-2022 Research of Ocean-ice boundary interaction and change around Antarctica (ROBOTICA) S. Aoki
Ongoing Humpback Whales as barometers of the Antarctic Sea-Ice ecosystem S. Bengtson-Nash
2016-2021 Ocean Regulation of Climate through Heat and Carbon Sequestration and Transports (ORCHESTRA) M. Meredith
2016-2020 Marine Ross Sea Observatory (MORSea) G. Budillon
2016-2020 Research Center: Dynamics of High Latitude Marine Ecosystems - IDEAL H. Gonzalez
Ongoing SCAR Southern Ocean Continuous Plankton Recorder Survey (SO-CPR) G. Hosie
2014-2018 Nutrient dynamics and deep water behaviour in the WAP sea ice S. Henley
2015-2020 Network for the Collection of Knowledge on melt of Antarctic ice shelves K. Nicholls
2014-2017 Polyna's, Ice Production and Seasonal Evolution in the Ross Sea (PIPERS) S. Ackley
2014-2018 Towards an improved heat budget for the floating glaciers in Antarctica A. Wahlin
2015-2018 Southern Ocean Seasonal Cycle Experiment (SOSCEx) S. Swart
2015-2018 Mapping Application for Penguin Populations and Predicted Dynamics (MAPPPD) H. Lynch

Completed Projects

Dates Project Principal Investigator
2013-2016 Sea-Ice thickness and snow depth from IceSAT and IceBridge data sets X. Wang
2013-2016 Dynamics of the Orkney Passage Outflow (DynOPO) A. Naveira Garabato
2013-2016 Southern Ocean Network of Acoustics (SONA) S. Fielding
2010-2013 Terra Nova Bay Research Experiment (T-REx) G. Budillon
2011-2014  Investigation of Bottom Water Formation in Prydz Bay, Antarctica X. Yuan
2014-2015 Changes in Stratification at the Antarctic Peninsula (ChinStrAP) A. Thompson
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