Blue Ribbon Panel

Blue Ribbon Panel

Government, business and academic leaders spent the first week of December visiting the research facilities and field camps of the U.S. Antarctic Program as part of a process to develop a long-term vision for research in a world where the polar regions play an...
Heat Wave

Heat Wave

A rare white Christmas at the South Pole brought with it a record-breaking heat wave for a day. The temperature officially hit 9.9 degrees Fahrenheit about 3:50 p.m. on Dec. 25, shattering the old record by more than two degrees....
Blue Ribbon Panel

Blue Ribbon Panel

Government, business and academic leaders spent the first week of December visiting the research facilities and field camps of the U.S. Antarctic Program as part of a process to develop a long-term vision for research in a world where the polar regions play an...
Heat Wave

Heat Wave

A rare white Christmas at the South Pole brought with it a record-breaking heat wave for a day. The temperature officially hit 9.9 degrees Fahrenheit about 3:50 p.m. on Dec. 25, shattering the old record by more than two degrees....
Antarctica’s Ground Zero

Antarctica’s Ground Zero

Bob Bindschadler doesn’t want to spend the next few weeks at Pine Island Glacier, one of Antarctica’s most inhospitable locations. But it’s on glacier’s floating ice shelf where he and his colleagues believe they’ll learn how the ocean is...
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