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An Ancient and Dormant Volcano Buried in the Ice Has Created a 6,000-year Record of the Motion of an Antarctic Ice Sheet Oct 29, 2018

An Ancient and Dormant Volcano Buried in the Ice Has Created a 6,000-year Record of the Motion of an Antarctic Ice Sheet

The massive West Antarctic Ice Sheet encompasses more than 6 million cubic miles, and could cause a major global sea-level rise if it were to collapse. But it's what's happening underneath the sheet that has some researchers excited.


Contractual Employee Dies at NSF's Palmer Station Oct 25, 2018

Contractual Employee Dies at NSF's Palmer Station

An employee for a subcontractor to the National Science Foundation's Antarctic logistics contractor has died of natural causes at Palmer Station, Antarctica.


LIVE ON REDDIT, Oct. 25: Mike Lucibella, Editor of the Antarctic Sun Oct 25, 2018

LIVE ON REDDIT, Oct. 25: Mike Lucibella, Editor of the Antarctic Sun

Mike Lucibella, editor of the Antarctic Sun, which is published by the NSF-managed U.S. Antarctic Program, will take part in a Reddit IAmA, from NSF's McMurdo Station, Antarctica, to talk about journalism at the world's southernmost newspaper, Antarctica, and science.


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