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PODCAST: The McMurdo Station Fire Department PODCAST: The McMurdo Station Fire Department
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Monday March 01, 2021

Fighting fires and keeping people safe is important everywhere, especially in the dry and windy conditions of Antarctica. It's why McMurdo Station has its own dedicated fire department.
Record melting on the Antarctic George VI Ice Shelf Record melting on the Antarctic George VI Ice Shelf
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Thursday February 25, 2021

The George VI Ice Shelf, Antarctic Peninsula, experienced the longest melt season in three decades.

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2020-2021 Antarctic Media Visits

NSF and USAP will not be accepting applications or holding media visits for the 2020-2021 season due to the COVID-19 pandemic: https://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=300564&org=OPP

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