Polar Oceans Study Areas

BEAMS Program – Student Research Posters

Arctic Ocean (Ocean basin at the north polar region, part of which remains hidden beneath ice.) 

Southern Ocean (The southern portions of the Pacific, Atlantic, and Indian Oceans constitute the newly recognized Southern Ocean, which surrounds the continent of Antarctica.) 



Arctic Ocean


Arctic Basin Characterization for United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea

Kyle Schultz and Dr. Leslie Sautter (2014 CARIS Users Meeting, Vancouver, BI, Canada)




Southern Ocean


As of 2023, no students have utilized sonar data from the “Southern Ocean” for their BEAMS research.