conduct experiments to understand how Weddell seals navigate through sometimes extremely dark water to find critical holes in the ice to breathe. Dr. Fuiman tells us they are making progress on the research. "Despite unpredictable and nasty weather, we have completed work with one seal and have two others in the works" he said.Dr. Lee Fuiman and his research team continue their work on Weddell Seals in the Antarctic. They are currently camped on the frozen Ross Sea to
The multi-year project is being conducted at McMurdo Station, Antarctica, and is funded by the National Science Foundation. The project is a collaboration with colleagues at Texas A&M University – Galveston, University of California – Santa Cruz, and the University of Auckland.