Poetic License

Poetic License

When poet Jynne Martin learned the National Science Foundation sponsored an Antarctic Artists and Writers Program, she immediately applied for a chance to visit the place of her childhood dreams. She followed seals and scientists in the pursuit to learn about the...
Getting at the Root Cause

Getting at the Root Cause

The Transantarctic Mountains are the world’s third longest mountain range. Yet it is perhaps the least understood due to the thick ice sheets that cover most of the mountains. Geologists don’t even agree on how the TAM first formed. A new project to study...
Poetic License

Poetic License

When poet Jynne Martin learned the National Science Foundation sponsored an Antarctic Artists and Writers Program, she immediately applied for a chance to visit the place of her childhood dreams. She followed seals and scientists in the pursuit to learn about the...
Getting at the Root Cause

Getting at the Root Cause

The Transantarctic Mountains are the world’s third longest mountain range. Yet it is perhaps the least understood due to the thick ice sheets that cover most of the mountains. Geologists don’t even agree on how the TAM first formed. A new project to study...
Additional Safety Check

Additional Safety Check

An instrument used by New Zealand scientists and their collaborators to study sea ice in the polar regions may prove to be a useful piece of technology to save time and labor for the U.S. Antarctic Program in checking the safety of its Sea Ice Runway at McMurdo...
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