Data Sources


  • Ancient organisms: Peter Convey, British Antarctic Survey, Cambridge, UK and Mark I. Stevens, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand
  • ANDEEP: Angelika Brandt, Zoological Museum, Hamburg, Germany (lead)
  • Icebergs: Kenneth L. Smith, Jr, Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, Moss Landing, CA (lead) 


Data and Images

  • Antarctica, February 2004 (Blue Marble: Next Generation, satellite: NASA Terra/Aqua, sensor: MODIS)
  • Icebergs in the Weddell Sea, October 23, 2007 (Landsat Image Mosaic of Antarctica, satellite: NASA Landsat 7, sensor: ETM+)
  • Springtail, lichen (Pete Bucktrout)
  • Ctenocidaris (Armin Rose, German Centre for Marine Biodiversity/DZMB)
  • Isopod (Wiebke Brökeland, German Centre for Marine Biodiversity/DZMB)
  • Iceberg life (Nicolle Rager Fuller, National Science Foundation)