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A Weddell seal in Antarctica. Antarctic seals may use Earth's magnetic field to navigate while hunting
Released December 22, 2014
Press Release
examining thin, horizontal sections Glacier beds can get slipperier at higher sliding speeds
Released December 16, 2014
News From the Field
Taylor Glacier in Antarctica No laughing matter: Nitrous oxide rose at end of last ice age
Released December 10, 2014
News From the Field
The National Science Foundation's Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station. Antarctic contract employee dies at NSF's Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station
Released December 1, 2014
Press Release
research isntrument SeaBED deployment in antarctica Unmanned underwater vehicle provides first 3-D images of underside of Antarctic sea ice
Released November 24, 2014
Press Release
ice-covered Gamburtsev Mountains Fountain of youth underlies Antarctic Mountains
Released November 18, 2014
News From the Field
sea ice algae bloom Researchers crack the ice to study the Arctic marine food web
Released November 17, 2014
Science Nation
Artifacts from the burial site including stones and antlers Archaeologists discover remains of Ice-Age infants in Alaska
Released November 10, 2014
Press Release
reseachers prepare for the release of a Seaglider Robotic ocean gliders aid study of melting polar ice
Released November 10, 2014
News From the Field
K. Slawny & J. Johnson Deep Ice Sheet Coring Drill They know the drill: UW leads the league in boring through ice sheets
Released October 30, 2014
News From the Field
Donald Voigt at an ice core New study shows three abrupt pulses of CO2 during last deglaciation
Released October 29, 2014
News From the Field
a penguin and a chick University of Delaware study connects penguin chick weights to local weather conditions
Released October 24, 2014
News From the Field
icebergs calved from Jakobshavn Isbrę Evolving plumbing system beneath Greenland slows ice sheet as summer progresses
Released October 1, 2014
News From the Field
a plane preparing to land on the ice Alaska mountain glaciers retreating due to climate change
Released September 29, 2014
Science Nation
An antarctic fish Antifreeze proteins in Antarctic fish prevent both freezing and melting
Released September 23, 2014
Press Release
Coral reefs Ocean Acidification: NSF awards $11.4 million in new grants to study effects on marine ecosystems
Released September 9, 2014
Press Release
icebergs in the Southern Ocean Princeton University launches NSF-funded initiative to study Southern Ocean's role in global systems
Released September 9, 2014
Press Release
Bo Vinther prepares an ice core for inspection Study resolves discrepancy in Greenland temperatures during end of last ice age
Released September 4, 2014
News From the Field
terrestrial organic matter spilling into a lake Sunlight, not microbes, key to CO2 in Arctic
Released August 21, 2014
News From the Field
colonies of bacteria 800 meters beneath Antarctic Ice Sheet, subglacial lake holds viable microbial ecosystems
Released August 21, 2014
News From the Field
headwaters of the Sagavanirktok River Sunlight controls the fate of carbon released from thawing arctic permafrost
Released August 21, 2014
News From the Field
Brent C. Christner and Alex Michaud retrieve the first water sample from Lake Whillans. Confirmed: 800 meters beneath Antarctic ice sheet, subglacial lake holds viable microbial ecosystems
Released August 20, 2014
Press Release
researchers retrieve the first water sample UT-Knoxville research uncovers subglacial life beneath Antarctic Ice Sheet
Released August 20, 2014
News From the Field
Student standing at poster and talking to 3 other people NSF funds pilot project aimed at increasing the number of American Indians and Alaska Natives faculty members
Released August 18, 2014
Press Release
minke whale Minke whales lunge 100 times per hour to feed under sea ice
Released August 14, 2014
News From the Field
David Denlinger No excess baggage: Antarctic insect's genome, newly sequenced, is smallest to date
Released August 12, 2014
News From the Field
R/V Sikuliaq docked Ready for sea
Released August 5, 2014
Press Release
a shallow firn core Industrial lead pollution beat explorers to the South Pole by 22 years and persists today
Released July 28, 2014
News From the Field
An Adelie penguin is poised to jump into the water. NSF invites news media to apply for the opportunity to report on Antarctic research
Released July 17, 2014
Media Advisory
A thermokarst lake Certain Arctic lakes store more greenhouse gases than they release
Released July 16, 2014
Press Release
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