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Following the Ice: Greenland

One night last summer, I rose from my bed, left my tent and walked to the river. It was well past midnight, a full moon had risen over the glacier and in the twilight of the Arctic summer night, I could make out a herd of musk ox grazing nearby...

May 14, 2012 — Ben Linhoff

USC Dornsife Scientific Diving: The California Spiny Lobster

By Alyssa DykmanIn the cool waters of the Eastern Pacific Ocean lies the California spiny lobster. The lobster, Panulirus interruptus , can be found on the rocky substrates of the coastal ocean floor between Monterey Bay, California and the northwestern coast of Mexico...

May 14, 2012 — Jim Haw

USC Dornsife Scientific Diving: The Catalina Hyperbaric Chamber

by Gerry SmithDivers are at risk for a particular set of maladies that are generally caused by rapid changes in pressure. These include decompression sickness (DCS,) commonly known as “the bends”, and air (or gas) embolisms, which result in either gas bubbles in tissues where they don’t belong...

May 4, 2012 — Jim Haw

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