United States
Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research

Megan Cimino

Research Scientist
UC Santa Cruz
Research Interests
Megan Cimino is a biological oceanographer and is interested in how climate change and variability impact seabird populations, particularly penguins. Her research examines key aspects of their life histories, such as breeding biology, foraging ecology, behavior and migration to understand mechanistic processes leading to population changes.

Antarctic Research Location(s)
Palmer Station
ARSV Laurence M. Gould
RVIB Nathaniel B. Palmer
Research Keywords
penguins, LTER, climate change, seabirds
NSF Antarctic Program
Antarctic Organisms and Ecosystems
SCAR Science Group Affiliation
Life Sciences Group