The Extreme Scientist feature stories from the researchers who received grants from the antarctic wildlife research fund in 2015. They share everything from preparing for harsh weather to challenges they encounter in the field when carrying out their research. the foundation's second call for proposals will be announced 18th of march.
 

Profiles

  Andy Lowther Age: 42 Science discipline: Marine predator ecology Institute: Norwegian Polar Institute Research mission: foraging range and habitat preferences of non-breeding brush tail penguins  

 

Andy Lowther
Age: 42
Science discipline: Marine predator ecology
Institute: Norwegian Polar Institute
Research mission: foraging range and habitat
preferences of non-breeding brush tail penguins

 

  Ari S. Friedlaender Age: 41 Science discipline: Ecology; foraging ecology Institute: Oregon State University Research mission: foraging behavior of humpback whales

 

Ari S. Friedlaender
Age: 41
Science discipline: Ecology; foraging ecology
Institute: Oregon State University
Research mission: foraging behavior of humpback whales

  Raouf Kilada Intitute: Department of Biological Sciences University of New Brunswick (Saint John) Canada  

 

Raouf Kilada
Intitute: Department of Biological Sciences
University of New Brunswick
(Saint John) Canada