On the Shelf

On the Shelf

Three years after first visiting the largest ice shelf on the Antarctic Peninsula to assess its stability in a rapidly changing environment, a team of scientists is headed back to the Larsen C Ice Shelf during the 2011-12 field season one last time to check on its...
Mystery Solved

Mystery Solved

Scientists have described how a mountain range the size of the European Alps – but buried under Antarctica’s giant ice sheet – came into existence through a process that began a billion years ago....
On the Shelf

On the Shelf

Three years after first visiting the largest ice shelf on the Antarctic Peninsula to assess its stability in a rapidly changing environment, a team of scientists is headed back to the Larsen C Ice Shelf during the 2011-12 field season one last time to check on its...
Mystery Solved

Mystery Solved

Scientists have described how a mountain range the size of the European Alps – but buried under Antarctica’s giant ice sheet – came into existence through a process that began a billion years ago....
Centennial Celebration

Centennial Celebration

One hundred years after the epic race between explorers Roald Amundsen and Robert Scott to reach the South Pole first, adventurers and politicians are expected to visit this once most inaccessible of sites on Antarctica’s polar plateau to commemorate the...
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