ISB News

ISB in Antarctica: Cruise Tracks & Cornhole

By Allison Lee

To keep morale high on the ship we busted out Cards Against Humanity and Cornhole Tournaments…

Here is an image of our cruise tracks. We’ve been following locations of deep water, high algae production waters, and low pCO2 waters. The last couple of days we’ve been drifting with the ice. Last night, we had some icebergs attack us. The surface ice we are drifting with is blown by the wind but icebergs move with the water currents. They plow through anything. Note the wind chill temperature!

Recent Articles

  • Spotlight on ISB Education graphic

    2022-23 School Year ISB Education Highlights

    From planning, creating and executing workshops for educators to forging new relationships to elevate students, the ISB Education team has been in high gear. Each month throughout the 2022-2023 academic year, we will highlight some of the top projects the team is working on.

  • How Bacteria Build Communities That Can Impact Your Health

    Bacteria are much more than single-celled organisms swimming around. Bacteria also form communities called biofilm, and work together to maintain the microbial community. Biofilm is just one research area of ISB’s Kuchina Lab. In this Research Roundtable presentation, ISB Assistant Professor Dr. Anna Kuchina details her work studying biofilms.

  • Ginny Ruffner and Dr. Jim Heath Explore the Intersection of Art and Science

    Renowned artist Ginny Ruffner and ISB President Dr. Jim Heath delivered a lecture at Town Hall Seattle about the intersection of art and science. They spoke about how creation stories tie scientists and artists together, and how their approaches are both similar and different from that point on.