I am currently pursuing a PhD in biological oceanography with a graduate certificate in astrobiology. My research focuses on the microbiology of Earth’s cryosphere, the frozen portions of Earth’s atmospheric, terrestrial, and water environments.
In addition to understanding the distribution and implications of microbial life in Earth’s cryosphere, I am interested in how different components of the cryosphere can serve as analogues for frozen environments elsewhere in the universe.
Thanks everyone for the comments and discussion on the blog and Q&A during our 2011 field season in Antarctica!
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bowmanjs @ uw.edu
UW School of Oceanography
Seattle, WA 98102-7940
Marine Sciences Bldg
1501 NE Boat Street