Professor of Geology Christine Siddoway has been awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation to study the cores drilled while was a shipboard scientist on the International Ocean Discovery Program expedition during the Spring 2019 in the Amundsen Sea, Antarctica. With this new award, Siddoway now has three active NSF grants that support her research into the bedrock evolution and glaciation history of West Antarctica. Siddoway and her collaborator Reed Scherer, professor of micropaleontology and biostratigraphy at Northern Illinois University, were awarded $317,032, of which $46,234 is awarded to Colorado College. The grant allows Siddoway, Scherer, and their students to study the sediment cores obtained during the expedition.