Turn Up the Volume

Turn Up the Volume

The radio station at McMurdo got a makeover during the 2011-12 season, updating to a fancy new digital-analog radio station system. But the set-up includes a couple of turntables for the station’s rare vinyl collection, which some say includes records from...
Flooded Out

Flooded Out

It’s certainly not a flood of biblical proportions, but rising lake levels and pulses of flooding events in the McMurdo Dry Valleys are threatening established field camps and could eventually change the nature of the cold desert ecosystem....
Turn Up the Volume

Turn Up the Volume

The radio station at McMurdo got a makeover during the 2011-12 season, updating to a fancy new digital-analog radio station system. But the set-up includes a couple of turntables for the station’s rare vinyl collection, which some say includes records from...
Flooded Out

Flooded Out

It’s certainly not a flood of biblical proportions, but rising lake levels and pulses of flooding events in the McMurdo Dry Valleys are threatening established field camps and could eventually change the nature of the cold desert ecosystem....
Diplomatic Trip

Diplomatic Trip

U.S. Ambassador to New Zealand and Samoa David Huebner traveled to Antarctica Feb. 4-8, 2012, to visit the National Science Foundation’s McMurdo and Amundsen-Scott South Pole stations to observe firsthand the activities of the U.S. Antarctic Program....
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