Antarctic

July 2019 Was Hottest Month On Record For The Planet

Much of the planet sweltered in unprecedented heat in July, as temperatures soared to new heights in the hottest month ever recorded. The record warmth also shrank Arctic and Antarctic sea ice to historic lows.
Related topics: Space, Arctic

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Researchers Explore How Antarctic Ice Sheets Will Respond To Climate Change And Global Sea Level...

A new model, developed by a Victoria University of Wellington Ph.D. student, could help to more accurately predict how Antarctica's ice sheets will respond to a warming world and impact global sea level rise.
Related topics: Global Warming, Antarctica (science)

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Fresh Interstellar Dust Discovered In The Snows Of Antarctica

By examining Antarctic snow, researchers have for the first time discovered interstellar dust that recently fell to Earth, a new study finds.
Related topics: Scientific Discoveries, Antarctica (science)

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The Antarctic Ice Sheet Is Melting And, Yeah, It’s Probably Our Fault.

Glaciers in West Antarctica have thinned and accelerated in the last few decades.  A new paper provides some of the first evidence that this is due to human activities. by Eric Steig It’s been some time since I wrote anything for...
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Secrets Of The Universe Trapped In Antarctic Snow

Scientists found an interstellar iron isotope in Antarctic snow samples—which hints that our region of the universe may be the remnant of an ancient exploding star. Christopher Intagliata... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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Icebergs Delay Southern Hemisphere Future Warming

Institute for Basic Science New research, published today in the journal Nature Climate Change, has found that Antarctic icebergs can weaken and delay the effect of Global Warming in the Southern Hemisphere. Unabated Global Warming threatens the...
Related topics: Icebergs, Global Warming

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Icebergs Delay Southern Hemisphere Future Warming

New research, published today in the journal Nature Climate Change, has found that Antarctic icebergs can weaken and delay the effect of Global Warming in the Southern Hemisphere.
Related topics: Icebergs, Global Warming

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Polar Photographer Shares His View Of A Ferocious But Fragile Ecosystem

Paul Nicklen has spent decades documenting the Arctic and the Antarctic. He often finds himself in frigid waters, just a camera's length away from deadly predators. Originally broadcast June 6, 2017.
Related topics: Photography, Arctic

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Us Eyeing Militarization Of Antarctic As Well As Arctic

Authored by Andrea Germanos via CommonDreams.org, Treaty that "has been the cornerstone of governance" for most southerly continent could soon be torn up... A top U.S. military general said Tuesday that the country will be looking at...
Related topics: Arctic, Military

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Extraterrestrial Material Discovered In Radioactive Snow From Antarctica

Scientists from Germany have grabbed half a tonne of snow from a polar research station, located in an uncontaminated area of the Antarctic and melted it in Europe to extract single atoms of an isotope of iron that is rarely found on Earth and might...
Related topics: Scientific Discoveries, Antarctica (science)

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Flowing Antarctic Ice Mapped 10 Times More Accurately

Constructed from a quarter century’s worth of satellite data, a new map of Antarctic ice velocity by glaciologists from the University of California, Irvine and NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory is the most precise ever created. Published today...
Related topics: Satellites, Space, NASA

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While Ozone Is Recovering, We’re Doing Things To Prolong The Process

Enlarge / The Antarctic Ozone Hole on September 13, 2014, as observed by the Ozone Monitoring Instrument (OMI) on the Aura satellite. (credit: NASA) Good news for the ozone layer was widely reported in November 2018: global efforts to phase out...
Related topics: Ozone, Satellites, Space, NASA

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Uci, Jpl Glaciologists Unveil Most Precise Map Ever Of Antarctic Ice Velocity

Constructed from a quarter century's worth of satellite data, a new map of Antarctic ice velocity by glaciologists from the University of California, Irvine and NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory is the most precise ever created. Published today in a...
Related topics: Satellites, Space, NASA

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Antarctic Krill Use 'hotspots' For Their Young

New research, published this week (24 July 2019) in the journal PLOS ONE, shows how Antarctic krill (Euphausia superba), a key species in the Southern Ocean food web, choose different areas of the ocean at the various stages of their life cycle....

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Scientists Complete First Assessment Of Blood Abnormalities In Antarctic Penguin Colony

Through blood tests conducted on 19 adult Adélie penguins breeding at Edmonson Point in Antarctica, researchers found quantities of cell types associated with future cell death, genomic instability or cancer development.
Related topics: Blood Test, Medical Research, Genetics, Genomics, Cancer, Oncology

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Weird Science: Could Piling Man-made Snow On Antarctica Stop Ice Sheet Collapse?

Piling billions of tons of man-made snow on top of the West Antarctic ice sheet could prevent it from melting and collapsing into the sea, study says.       
Related topics: Antarctica (science)

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Using El Niño And Antarctic Oscillation Data To Predict Air Pollution Levels In Northern India

A team of researchers affiliated with several institutions in China and the U.S. has found that data from El Niño and Antarctic Oscillation events can be used to predict air pollution levels in northern India. In their paper published in the...

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Scientists Propose Dumping Absurd Amounts Of Snow On Antarctica To Curb Sea Level Rise

A photo of Thwaites Glacier taken during a reconnaissance flight. (Credit: U.S. National Science Foundation) Climate change is melting the West Antarctic Ice Sheet. A recent swell in warm ocean water on the western side of the continent is eating...
Related topics: Antarctica (science), Science Photos, National Science Foundation

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Icecube: Antarctic Neutrino Detector To Get $37 Million Upgrade

IceCube, the Antarctic neutrino detector that in July of 2018 helped unravel one of the oldest riddles in physics and astronomy -- the origin of high-energy neutrinos and cosmic rays -- is getting an upgrade. This month, the National Science...
Related topics: Neutrinos, Physics, Space, National Science Foundation

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Super Volcanic Eruptions Interrupt Ozone Recovery

Since the Antarctic ozone hole was detected in 1985, depletion of the ozone layer—the "big umbrella" that protects all life on Earth—has raised considerable concern. The efforts of international communities led to the success of the "Montreal...
Related topics: Volcanoes, Ozone

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