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Antarctic Seal Research Featured in Children's Book Nov 14, 2017

Antarctic Seal Research Featured in Children's Book

Roxanne Beltran has spent several seasons in Antarctica studying the behavior of Weddell seals. Now, the doctoral student from the University of Alaska Fairbanks' College of Natural Science and Mathematics has distilled her OPP-funded research into a children's book.


Intensifying Winds Could Increase East Antarctica's Contribution to Sea Level Rise Nov 2, 2017

Intensifying Winds Could Increase East Antarctica's Contribution to Sea Level Rise

A team of NSF-funded researchers, led by scientists at The University of Texas at Austin, has published a paper arguing that the Totten Glacier, the largest glacier in East Antarctica, is being melted from below — a cause for concern because the glacier holds more than 11 feet of sea level rise.


NASA's IceBridge Launches 2017 Antarctic Flights, Which Will be Supported in Part by NSF's Office of Polar Programs Nov 1, 2017

NASA's IceBridge Launches 2017 Antarctic Flights, Which Will be Supported in Part by NSF's Office of Polar Programs

Scientists with NASA's longest-running airborne mission to map polar ice, Operation IceBridge, completed a successful science flight on Oct. 29, inaugurating their 2017 survey of Antarctic sea and land ice.


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