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Oct. 15, 2010

Dream Job: Under-ice Diver

by Leslie Taylor


Video by Mary Lynn Price, WomenInAntarctica.com

Researchers studying biology, marine chemistry, climate change, and many other fields often want to make measurements and observations beneath the Antarctic ice. Scuba diving beneath the ice is challenging -- and requires some interesting equipment -- but for some research projects, it's the best method of acquiring needed data. Plus, the views are breathtaking!

About Leslie Taylor

Leslie is the online editor at Workboat.com and NationalFisherman.com. She has a background in oceanography and is passionate about getting non-scientists and young people to realize how cool science can be. She is also Science Friday's former web editor.

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