Island Time

Island Time

The ongoing retreat of a glacier off the Antarctic Peninsula has unveiled a new island. Personnel at Palmer Station on Anvers Island witnessed the collapse of the last wall of ice that had connected the nearby spit of land from the rest of the Marr Ice Piedmont on...
Finding Algae

Finding Algae

When people think of Shackleton’s expeditions in Antarctica they probably think of bravery, determination and adventure. Aneliya Sakaeva thinks of algae. She has collected samples from freshwater streams to study modern-day species of diatoms against those found...
Finding Algae

Finding Algae

When people think of Shackleton’s expeditions in Antarctica they probably think of bravery, determination and adventure. Aneliya Sakaeva thinks of algae. She has collected samples from freshwater streams to study modern-day species of diatoms against those found...
Island Time

Island Time

The ongoing retreat of a glacier off the Antarctic Peninsula has unveiled a new island. Personnel at Palmer Station on Anvers Island witnessed the collapse of the last wall of ice that had connected the nearby spit of land from the rest of the Marr Ice Piedmont on...
Delivering the Goods

Delivering the Goods

The National Science Foundation is seeking nearly $7.3 billion for fiscal year 2015, including $435 million for the Division of Polar Programs. The request includes $18.5 million to support improvements to the U.S. Antarctic Program recommended by a 2010 Blue Ribbon...
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