One sophisticated piece of scientific equipment is the glider - it resembles a torpedo, but is built to navigate up and down the water column, taking lots of measurements along the way.
It takes much teamwork to deploy one. Once deployed, it can be left alone for months, collecting data along the way. It can transmit data when it surfaces and receive new coordinates if need be. Incredible!
Growing up watching nature documentaries, I find myself now immersed in nature's splendor. As an ecologist I study how ecosystems function. Here I share with you my love of doing research in Antarctica - a place of sheer beauty