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CAML: Census of Antarctic Marine Life

imageCAML will investigate the distribution and abundance of Antarctic marine biodiversity, how it will be affected by climate change and how climate change will affect the ecosystem and the planet. Its key focus is a major ship based research programme in the austral summer of 2007-2008. Scientists from 30 countries and 50 institutions will collate data providing a robust benchmark against which future change can be measured.

Great sites to check out:

Census of Antarctic Marine Life, Main page
CAML Tracking Page, Cousteau Society
SCAR-MarBIN - the data management arm of CAML
Deep Sea Research, CeDAMar expedition on Polarstern
CAML entires on IPY.org