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Montana State University Students Working in Antarctica
Montana State University students are an essential part of the Weddell seal research field study team working here in Antarctica. This field season there are two MSU Ecology Department PhD students on the research team, Glenn Stauffer and Thierry Chambert, and one MSU Ecology Department graduate, Jesse DeVoe.
[2015 Note: Both Stauffer and Chambert would go on to received their PhDs from MSU in 2012. In 2013 PhD student Terrill Paterson joined the project, and is now in his second year and leading the field team.]
Numerous MSU women have had a substantial role in the MSU Ecology Department Weddell seal research project over the years, including MSU PhD recipients Drs. Gillian Hadley and Kelly Proffitt, and MSU Masters degree recipient Jen Mannas. Citations to cientific publications from the MSU PhD recipients can be found on the project Publications page.
Here's a brief video showing some of the 2010 field season's MSU students working in Antarctica as part of the Weddell seal research field team, as well as footage of some of the previous MSU students who've been such a fundamental part of the ongoing Weddell seal research project.
- Mary Lynn Price
02 November 2010
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