The Southern Ocean Carbon and Climate Observations and Modeling (SOCCOM) project is a six-year initiative funded by the National Science Foundation’s Division of Polar Programs and headquartered at Princeton University.  The project was launched in September 2014 with an initial commitment of $3.5 million per year over 6 years ($21 million dollars total).

SOCCOM’s mission is to drive a transformative shift in the scientific and public understanding of the role of the vast Southern Ocean in climate change and biogeochemistry.

To learn more about SOCCOM, please visit the project’s official website.

Please note that this blog includes some archival photographs to be used until Hannah returns and is able to post her own high resolution photos. Each photo has been cited accordingly.

Header photo credit: Sandi Smart.


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