Shifting Through the Pieces

Shifting Through the Pieces

The devastating earthquakes that struck New Zealand and Japan earlier this year demonstrated that scientists still have much to learn about these catastrophic events. The NSF responded to the need of collecting data that could be applied to better disaster response in...
Shifting Through the Pieces

Shifting Through the Pieces

The devastating earthquakes that struck New Zealand and Japan earlier this year demonstrated that scientists still have much to learn about these catastrophic events. The NSF responded to the need of collecting data that could be applied to better disaster response in...
Cracked

Cracked

A large crack has been spotted in the Pine Island Glacier Ice Shelf in West Antarctica, threatening to break loose in what scientists believe is part of the natural cycle of calving in a region of Antarctica undergoing profound changes. The ice shelf could calve...
Cracked

Cracked

A large crack has been spotted in the Pine Island Glacier Ice Shelf in West Antarctica, threatening to break loose in what scientists believe is part of the natural cycle of calving in a region of Antarctica undergoing profound changes. The ice shelf could calve...
New Arrivals

New Arrivals

Two Basler BT-67 aircraft landed at the South Pole Station on Oct. 17, ending about eight months of winter isolation for 49 scientists and support personnel at the U.S. Antarctic Program’s southernmost research base....
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