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PRI Shows How Seals Assist Scientists with Predictions of the Thwaites Glacier Collapse new item Jul 15, 2019

PRI Shows How Seals Assist Scientists with Predictions of the Thwaites Glacier Collapse

Weddell seals dive almost 2,000 feet below the ocean's surface. Elephant seals (such as the one in this 2005 photo) go even deeper - more than 3,000 feet. That means if scientists equip them with sensors, the seals are ideal for measuring the ocean's temperature at different depths.


Independence Day on The Ice Jul 11, 2019

Independence Day on The Ice

Personnel at McMurdo Station, Antarctica used their lunch break on July 5 to celebrate Independence Day with a parade. Aside from taking place on a continent experiencing 24 hours of darkness, many things would have been familiar in any parade on a typical "Main Street USA": fire engines, baton twirlers, flags, and smiling and waving military veterans.


A Celebrity Chef's Passion for Science Jul 1, 2019

A Celebrity Chef's Passion for Science

Angela Zoumplis, a biologist at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, earlier this week wrote on the opinion pages of the New York Times about a visit to a field camp in the McMurdo Dry Valleys by the late celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain. One of several researchers who discussed their work and Antarctic experience with Bourdain on and off camera at NSF's Lake Hoare Camp, she was initially a bit perplexed about why he had come to the southernmost continent.


Antarctic Stations Celebrate 2019 Midwinter's Day Jun 21, 2019

Antarctic Stations Celebrate 2019 Midwinter's Day

In Antarctica, the winter solstice is the longest night of the year and marks the halfway point of winter. Since the time of the early explorers, those people who have chosen to stay and work in Antarctica during the long dark night have celebrated Midwinter's Day.


Researchers Uncover Trove of Ancient Fossils That Highlight Antarctica as an Evolutionary Crucible Jun 20, 2019

Researchers Uncover Trove of Ancient Fossils That Highlight Antarctica as an Evolutionary Crucible

The mountains of Antarctica may seem an unlikely place to find fish, but they were exactly what a team of paleontologists working along the edge of the Polar Plateau last winter were looking for. In a region now defined by dry rocky terrain poking up through vast sheets of thick ice, the five-member team spent much of December and January scouring the exposed landscape for the remains of ancient fish.


Large-scale Images of Antarctic Landscapes at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County May 29, 2019

Large-scale Images of Antarctic Landscapes at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County is hosting an exhibition of large-scale images of Antarctic landscapes by Diane Tuft, who was a 2012 participant in OPP's Antarctic Artists and Writers program. The exhibit, Frozen in Time, which opened on May 23 and runs through Jan. 20, captures "the landscape in abstract ways," according to the museum, "her 13 large-scale photographs illustrate a whole new perspective on Antarctica."


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News item OPP-supported Study Uncovers Surprising Melting Patterns Beneath Antarctica's Ross Ice Shelf
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News item Getting a Close-up Look at How Antarctic Ocean Vegetation Weathers Change
News item Giant Antarctic Sea Spiders Weather Warming by Getting Holey
News item Really "Cool" Jazz
News item Underwater Sounds from McMurdo Station
News item OPP Provides the Logistics That Helped Make Disneynature's Penguins Film a Reality
News item Astronomers Capture First Image of a Black Hole
News item What Bones and Feathers From an Ancient Adelie Colony Tell Us About How Penguins Adapt to Change
News item Kelly K. Falkner: "A New and Exciting Age in Polar Science"
News item Follow Adelie Penguins on the Journey into the Long Polar Night
News item Spacewalk of Astronaut Christina Koch, Former Antarctic and Arctic Science-support Specialist
News item Study Says Krill, Which Help Make Up the Base of the Antarctic Food Chain, Are Moving South
News item Glacier "Tree Rings" Could Hold Clues for Planet's Future
News item The Multimessenger Diversity Network: Astrophysics Joins Efforts to Broaden Participation in STEM
News item Astronomy (Again) Makes its Mark at the South Pole
News item International Space Station Welcomes Three New Crewmembers
News item SALSA Time-lapse Video
News item University of Minnesota Researcher Recognized for Her Work on Arctic and Antarctic Digital Mapping
News item Modernization of NSF's Logistics Hub in Antarctica Ready to Move Forward
News item McMurdo Oceanographic Observatory Releases Recording of Antarctic Orca Sounds
News item A Force of Nature, a Marvel of Logistics
News item Rolling Stone, Rolling Ship: A Correspondent on the Way to Antarctica Shares a Firsthand Experience of the Notorious Drake Passage
News item "Dressed For Success" in the Antarctic
News item "Cold Pursuits: A Scientist's Quest to Uncover Antarctica's Hidden Secrets" -- The Wall Street Journal
News item Ensuring a Massive Antarctic Telescope "Keeps Its Cool"
News item Ocean-drilling Expedition Will Unveil Climate History of a Globally Significant Ice Sheet
News item USA Today Goes to an Antarctic "Expert" for First-hand Tips on How to Survive, and Even Thrive, in Cold Weather
News item A View From the Palmer Research Station in Antarctica
News item Science Magazine Names IceCube Neutrino Discovery as One of 10 Finalists for 2018 Breakthrough of the Year
News item 50 Years Of Weddell Seals
News item Hands-On Learning in the Antarctic
News item "Sources Sought" for Replacement of Pier at Antarctica's Palmer Station
News item Wright Brothers Day
News item Ambassador to Chile Visits Research Vessel
News item Palais Awarded Richardson Medal
News item Two Contract Employees Die in Antarctica
News item A Presidential Commemoration
News item Spreading the Word About Antarctic Science
News item On the Eve of Antarctica Day: Conservation and Preservation
News item Building a Balloon Launcher
News item Aerial Surveys in Antarctica's Dry Valleys
News item "Turkeys" Trotting at McMurdo Station
News item NSF Supports NASA's IceBridge
News item Nearly 50 Years Ago, Women Broke an Antarctic Barrier
News item Armistice Day Ceremony Commemorates Military Contributions to Peaceful Exploration of Antarctica
News item An Unprecedented Window Opens into a Lake Buried Beneath the Antarctic Ice Sheet
News item VIDEO: Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, Antarctic Style
News item Art Imitating Life, Captured in Art
News item An Ancient and Dormant Volcano Buried in the Ice Has Created a 6,000-year Record of the Motion of an Antarctic Ice Sheet
News item Contractual Employee Dies at NSF's Palmer Station
News item LIVE ON REDDIT, Oct. 25: Mike Lucibella, Editor of the Antarctic Sun
News item SOUND FILE: Antarctic Ice Shelf "Sings" as Winds Whip Across its Surface
News item A South Pole Record
News item Weather Disrupts Early Antarctic Research Season Airlift
News item Rapid, Widespread Changes May be Coming to Antarctica's Dry Valleys
News item Antarctic Dinosaur Extends its Range into Ohio
News item A Next-generation Camera for the South Pole Telescope
News item OPP-funded Researchers Create the Most Accurate Antarctic Map Ever
News item Palmer Pier Upgrade in Final Planning Stages
News item Diving Robots Find Antarctic Seas Exhale Surprising Amounts of Carbon Dioxide in Winter
News item McMurdo's Satellite Tracking Station is a Critical Link in Global Observing Network
News item Researchers Recover Two-Million-Year-Old Antarctic Ice, Containing a Trove of Pollen, Dust and, Possibly, DNA
News item Relentless Nature at Work in Antarctica
News item DEADLINE August 6th: Research Community Encouraged to Participate in Survey on the Future of Antarctic Science Vessels
News item A Significant Polar Birthday
News item Reconstructing Antarctica's Prehistoric Past
News item NSF Press Conference Highlights Groundbreaking Neutrino Discovery
News item Previously Unsuspected Volcanic Activity Confirmed Under West Antarctic Ice Sheet at Pine Island Glacier
News item Construction Begins on Information Technology and Communications Primary Operations Facility at NSF's McMurdo Station, Antarctica
News item New Method of Gauging Ice-Sheet Movement May Improve Predictions of Sea-Level Rise
News item Change of Command for U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star
News item What Research on the Earth's Saltiest Lake, in the "Natural Laboratory" of Antarctica, Might Tell us About Water on Mars
News item VIDEO: Midsummer? Midwinter? It's All Relative
News item The Changing Face of Polar Oceanography
News item For Nearly a Quarter of a Century, Supporting a World-Class Classroom in Antarctica
News item Antarctic Blue-Water Sailing
News item PODCAST: Supporting Science in a "Washing Machine"
News item In Honor of Memorial Day
News item Ultraviolet Radiation Giving Antarctic Microbes Mixed Messages
News item VIDEO: The First Journey to This World
News item Antarctic Program Photographers Score Highly in Nature's Annual Photo Contest
News item Newly Collected Fossils Offer a Glimpse Into Prehistoric Antarctica
News item On Earth Day, Scouring the Sea Bottom... at the Bottom of the World
News item US and UK Join Forces to Understand How Quickly a Massive Antarctic Glacier Could Collapse
News item VIDEO: How Quickly Could a Massive Antarctic Glacier Collapse?
News item On World Penguin Day
News item Population of the Most Abundant Creature in Antarctica's Polar Desert Reportedly Declining
News item Researchers with Antarctica's McMurdo Long Term Ecological Research Site
News item Maj. Gen. German Has Antarctic Glacier Named After Him
News item A Window Opens Into Antarctica's Frozen Ocean
News item OPP Volunteers at the USA Science & Engineering Festival Expo
News item Palmer Station Celebrates 50 Years of Antarctic Discovery
News item VIDEO: N.Y. Air Guard Flies Unique Aircraft in Support of Polar Science
News item Flying to Safety
News item That Which Remains... From a Global Extinction
News item Circumnavigating the "Pole Hole": How Scientists "Ground Truth" an Ice-Detecting Satellite Before it Flies
News item The Presidency and Antarctica
News item A First-Hand Account of a Uniquely Antarctic New Year Ceremony
News item Atmospheric Observations at the South Pole
News item NPR Host Gets Tips from Antarctica for How to Stay Warm During the Bomb Cyclone
News item "Learning By Doing" at the Bottom of the World
News item Massive East Antarctic Ice Sheet has History of Instability
News item PolarTREC Teachers Celebrate Antarctica Day in Two Separate Events, One Live From the South Pole
News item Testing a Space-Communications Technology in Antarctica That May One Day have Applications in Polar Research
News item Antarctic Detector Offers First Look at How Earth Stops High-Energy Neutrinos in Their Tracks
News item Thanksgiving Greetings From One of the U.S. Antarctic Program's Military Partners
News item How to Cater a Thanksgiving Dinner for 900... in Antarctica
News item Antarctic Seal Research Featured in Children's Book
News item Intensifying Winds Could Increase East Antarctica's Contribution to Sea Level Rise
News item NASA's IceBridge Launches 2017 Antarctic Flights, Which Will be Supported in Part by NSF's Office of Polar Programs
News item Year-to-Year Changes in Penguin Populations Difficult to Understand and Predict, Researchers Say
News item VIDEO: Change-of-Command Ceremony at the 109th Airlift Wing, Which Supports NSF Polar Science.
News item Spending the Antarctic Winter Learning to Become Proficient Radio "Hams"
News item Scientists Scour Antarctica for Ancient Life
News item Looking for a Few Good Firefighters
News item The Ice Detectives
News item Office of Polar Programs (OPP) Moves to New NSF Headquarters in Alexandria, Virginia on August 31, 2017
News item Hidden River Once Flowed Beneath Antarctic Ice
News item Statement by Dr. Kelly K. Falkner, Head of NSF's Office of Polar Programs, on the Death of Charles R. Bentley
News item Extreme Melt Season Leads to Decade-Long Ecosystem Changes in Antarctica's Dry Valleys
News item Methane-Eating Bacteria in Antarctic Lake May Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions
News item U.S. National Ice Core Laboratory Featured in New York Times Magazine Piece on Global Repositories
News item The Prehistoric Forests of the Frozen Continent
News item VIDEO: The World's Most Remote Independence Day Celebration?
News item VIDEO: A Harsh Winter Storm at Antarctica's McMurdo Station
News item President Trump's Midwinter's Day Message to the Antarctic Community
News item 'Skibird' Navigator Shares Antarctic Flying Experience in a Children's Book
News item OPP-Funded Study: Widespread Melt in West Antarctica Documented During Unusually Warm Austral Summer
News item Ancient Ice from Greenland and Antarctica: the Story it Tells About Climate
News item Antarctic Artists and Writers Program Participant O'Boyle Featured in Massachusetts Gallery Showing
News item Adelie Penguins Sport New Tags, Long-Term Tagging Project Notes "Dramatic" Uptick in Populations
News item The So-Called "Doomsday Glacier" and How NSF-Funded Scientists Hope to Learn More About Its Fate
News item VIDEO AND MULTIMEDIA: Digital Immersion Into the Fate of Antarctic's Ice and What it Means to the Rest of the World
News item Lyle McGinnis, International Geophysical Year Antarctic Researcher, Dies at 86
News item NSF-Funded Researchers Solve the Century-Old Mystery of Blood Falls
News item NSF's Office of Polar Programs (OPP) Encourages Observation of May 8-12, 2017 National Safety Stand-Down
News item Former NSF Director Colwell to Receive Prestigious Vannevar Bush Award
News item VIDEO: "What Lies Beneath"... Antarctic Ice is Pretty Amazing
News item "Citizen Scientists" Sought to Count Seals in Satellite Images
News item Photographer Shaun O'Boyle Awarded Guggenheim Fellowship
News item Polar Glaciers May be Home to Previously Undiscovered Carbon Cycle
News item VIDEO: Launching a New Era of Small Boating at Palmer Station
News item Smithsonian Honors Aircrews That Flew 2016 Medical-Evacuation Flight to NSF's South Pole Station
News item VIDEO: A Massive Ice-Bound Detector Searches for Infinitesimally Small Particles
News item NSF-Funded Researcher James McClintock Discusses With NPR Host Changes at NSF's Palmer Station
News item Ecological Society of America Honors Antarctic Researcher Diana Wall
News item Pioneering Women in Antarctica
News item Video: A Teacher's Tour of NSF's South Pole Station
News item U.S. Icebreaker to Visit New Zealand
News item Polar-Supported Researchers Receive Nation's Highest Honor for Early Career Scientists
News item 2017 Geographic South Pole Marker Unveiled
News item Change of Name for the Division of Polar Programs, Directorate for Geosciences, to Office of Polar Programs
News item National Science Foundation Evacuates Patient from Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station
News item New Study Reveals West Antarctica's Largest Glacier May Have Begun Retreating as Early as the 1940s
News item U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry to Visit NSF Antarctic Research Stations
News item Sixty Years Of South Pole Flights
News item NSF, U.K. Jointly Support Research Into Fate of Massive Antarctic Glacier
News item Season of Intense Melting in Antarctica Offers Insights Into Continent's Future
News item Analysis of Fossilized Antarctic Bird's 'Voice Box' Suggests Dinosaurs Couldn't Sing
News item Mars' "Wharton Ridge" Named in Honor of Astrobiologist Bob Wharton
News item Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the Environmental Protocol to the Antarctic Treaty
News item 2016-2017 Antarctic Science Planning Summary Now Available
News item NSF, NASA Sign Collaborative Agreement to Support Human Health Research in Polar Environments
News item GOES-3 Satellite Decommissioned After Linking Antarctica to the World For More Than 20 Years
News item A Robotic Rehearsal for Interplanetary Exploration
News item Little Pieces of Outer Space on the Frozen Continent
News item Research Shows Antarctic Lakes Are a Repository For Ancient Soot
News item Early Career Researchers Publish New Insights Into Antarctic Subglacial Lakes
News item Changing Ocean Chemistry May Threaten Antarctic Food Chain
News item A New Runway for McMurdo Station is Named
News item NSF Awards $35 Million to University of Wisconsin-Madison for Continued Operation of IceCube Neutrino Observatory
News item South Pole Medical Evacuation Mission Concludes Safely (Updated June 23, 2016)
News item Sunset at South Pole
News item NSF/National Center for Atmospheric Research Gulfstream V (GV) Aircraft Flies Over ARSV Laurence M. Gould
News item Time-Lapse Video Records the 2016 Resupply of McMurdo Station
News item Antarctic Detector Confirms Observation of Cosmic Neutrinos
News item Previously Unknown Microbial 'Drama' Playing in the Southern Ocean
News item Surprisingly High Geothermal Heating Revealed Beneath West Antarctic Ice Sheet
News item Planet-sized "Virtual Telescope" Expands to South Pole to Observe Black Holes in Detail
News item Antarctic Ice Core Reveals How Climate Changes in North Atlantic Moved South
News item Discovered Under Antarctica: Salty Aquifer and Potentially Vast Microbial Habitat
News item New Priorities: 2016 NSF Budget AIMS to Rebuild McMurdo and Palmer Stations
News item Forest for the Trees: New Fossil Flora in Antarctica
News item BICEP2 and Planck Joint Study: Gravitational Waves Remain Elusive
News item Big Load: Cargo Operations Begin in McMurdo with Arrival of the MV Ocean Giant
News item NSF-Funded Antarctic Drilling Team is First to Sample Ice Sheet "Grounding Zone"
News item Unmanned Vehicle Provides First 3-D Images of Underside of Antarctic Sea Ice
News item Antifreeze Proteins in Antarctic Fish Prevent Both Freezing and Melting
News item Antarctic Insect's Newly Sequenced Genome is Smallest to Date
News item Confirmed: Subglacial Lake Holds Viable Microbial Ecosystems
News item New Chapter Begins: 2014-15 Antarctic Field Season Kicks Off
News item Getting Busy: Flights Headed to McMurdo Station This Month For 2014-15 Field Season
News item Radar Surveys and Data Models Indicate Eventual West Antarctic Ice Sheet Collapse
News item Antarctic Telescope May Have Provided the First Direct Evidence of Cosmic Inflation
News item Return to Duty: Icebreaker Polar Star Returns to McMurdo
News item Antarctic Contract Employee Dies at NSF's Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station
News item NSF-Managed U.S. Antarctic Program Recognized For Search-and-Rescue Efforts
News item Southern Solstice: Midwinter Day 2014
News item Fond Farewell: Last of Summer Crew Departs South Pole Station
News item Program Lets U.S. Students Experience Antarctic Science at Chilean Station
News item New Sea Anemone Species Discovered in Antarctica
News item From a Galaxy Far, Far Away: First Evidence of Extrasolar Neutrinos
News item Reaching a New Low: Record Negative Temperatures Recorded in East Antarctica
News item Early-Career Investigator Discovers Current Volcanic Activity Under West Antarctica
News item IceCube Observatory Provides First Indication of Extrasolar Neutrinos
News item Two Results From Instruments at the South Pole named "Discoveries of the Year"
News item New Mode of Discovery: South Pole Telescope Detects Pattern in Big Bang Afterglow
News item Season Opener: Two-Phase Winfly Operation Prepares McMurdo for 2013-14
News item Measurements of Antarctic Ice-Shelf Melt Help Refine Climate Change Models
News item Geological Feature on Mercury Named for Antarctic Research Vessel
News item Antarctic Ice Core Sheds New Light On How the Last Ice Age Ended
News item Giant Iceberg Calves From Pine Island Glacier Ice Shelf
News item Former USAP Participants Land Spots on Latest Astronaut Class
News item New Zealand Coroner Rules January Plane Crash Killed Antarctic Crew
News item NSF-Supported Antarctic Science Documentary Is Also a Teaching Tool
News item Midwinter Day 2013
News item Two-month Time-lapse Video of Antarctic Ice Goes Viral
News item NSF Releases Plan to Guide Development of its Largest Antarctic Research Station
News item New Study on Carbon Dioxide Absorption in Antarctic Seas
News item Predator and Prey: Researchers Hunt for Answers to Dynamics of Ross Sea Ecosystem
News item IceCube Neutrino Observatory Reports First Evidence For Extraterrestrial Neutrinos
News item Recent Antarctic Climate, Glacier Changes at the "Upper Bound" of Normal
News item NSF Responds to Panel's Suggestions for Improving Antarctic Science and Logistics
News item NSF-funded Telescopes Discover Bursts of Early Universe Star Formation
News item Center for Remote Sensing of Ice Sheets (CReSIS) Investigates Melting Polar Ice
News item Antarctic Ice Core Contains Unrivaled Detail of Past Climate
News item Johns Hopkins Scientist Says Ozone Thinning has Changed Ocean Circulation
News item U.S., New Zealand Search-and-Rescue Teams Recalled From Antarctic Crash Site
News item Loss of Three Canadian Aircrew Members in Antarctica Is Confirmed
News item NSF-funded Team Samples Antarctic Lake Beneath the Ice Sheet
News item Wreckage of Aircraft Located High in Antarctic Mountain Range
News item NSF Cooperating with Italy, New Zealand in Search for Downed Plane in Antarctica
News item Search For Life About to Begin in Lake Under the Ice
News item Study Finds Portions of West Antarctica Are Warming Twice as Fast as Thought
News item Trio of Complex Antarctic Science Projects Reach Significant Technological Milestones
News item WAIS Divide Team Drills Historic Replicate Ice Core in West Antarctica
News item Camp Site from the "Heroic Age" of Antarctic Exploration Found
News item Ancient Microbes Survive Beneath the Icy Surface of Antarctic Lake
News item International Study Provides More Solid Measure of Shrinking in Polar Ice Sheets
News item Magical Realism: WISSARD Project Poised to Explore Subglacial Lake Whillans
News item Explosive Event: South Pole Telescope Eyes Birth of First Massive Galaxies
News item Boomerangs and Bad Weather: Storms Delay First Planes to McMurdo Station
News item South Pole Telescope Discovers Galaxy Cluster Creating Stars at Record Pace
News item Blue Ribbon Panel Recommends Logistical Improvements to Support Antarctic Science
News item Antarctic Medical Evacuation - August 2012
News item Remote Siberian Lake Holds Clues to Arctic--and Antarctic--Climate Change
News item Ancient Global Warming Allowed Greening of Antarctica
News item LARISSA Project Studies Ecosystem Changes Since Larsen Ice Shelf Collapse
News item Scientists Determined First-ever Census for Emperor Penguins
News item IceCube Neutrino Observatory Provides New Insights Into Origin of Cosmic Rays
News item Antarctic Research Stations Observe Winter Solstice
News item NSF Office of Polar Programs Director Karl Erb Retires
News item Mission Complete: South Pole Telescope Finishes Five-Year Survey
News item Airborne System Allows Antarctic Researchers to Look Beneath the Surface
News item To the Rescue: USAP Research Vessel Transports Victims of Ship Fire to Safety
News item NSF Awards Antarctic Support Contract to Lockheed Martin
News item South Pole Anniversary: Norwegian Prime Minister's Visit Honors Roald Amundsen
News item South Pole Website Celebrates a Century of Science
News item NSF Director Subra Suresh on the Ice
News item Without Pier: McMurdo's Missing Ice Dock is Located
News item Antarctica's Gamburtsev Subglacial Mountains Mystery Solved
News item Pine Island Glacier: A Scientific Quest to Determine What's Causing Ice Loss
News item NSF Funds RAPID Grants to Study Effects from New Zealand, Japan Earthquakes
News item Antarctica Rocks!
News item Pacific Tsunami Creates Icebergs in Antarctica
News item University of California Irvine Studies Find Different Reasons for Global Methane Riddle
News item West Antarctic Puzzles Bring Together Polar Researchers at Annual Workshop
News item Rift Spotted in Pine Island Glacier Ice Shelf Before Upcoming Expedition
News item Antarctic Ozone Hole Should Start Healing, While Arctic Hole Getting Worse
News item Fossilized Pollen Reveals Climate History of Northern Antarctica
News item Ocean Currents Speed Melting of Antarctic Ice
News item First Flights Arrive in McMurdo
News item South Pole Winter Airdrop
News item New Booklet About Antarctic Science Useful to Teachers Across Disciplines
News item AGAP Scientists Gain New Understanding of Ice Sheet Dynamics
News item National Science Foundation Transports two Norwegian Expeditioners to Safety
News item Break-up of Sea Ice in McMurdo Sound Brings Wildlife Sightings
News item Glacial Stream Offers Insight into Evolution of Dissolved Organic Matter
News item Last Plane of 2010-2011 Summer Field Season Leaves McMurdo
News item WAIS Divide Project Completes Five-year Effort to Retrieve 3,331 Meter Ice Core
News item NSF, University of Wisconsin-Madison Complete Construction of the World's Largest Neutrino Observatory
News item Message from Dr. Subra Suresh, Director of the National Science Foundation
News item NSF's Nathaniel B. Palmer Sails with Sweden's Oden to Study Antarctic Peninsula Ecosystem
News item NSF Signs $34.5-million Operating Agreement with University Of Wisconsin as Antarctic Neutrino Detector Nears Completion
News item U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Visits U.S., New Zealand Antarctic Programs
News item IceCube and Its Frozen Secrets
News item Marine Ecology Project Unites Four Generations of Scientists
News item Arrival of Basler Aircraft Marks the End of Winter Isolation at South Pole
News item Summer Season Begins at USAP's McMurdo Station
News item Scientists Track Seal Hunt During Winter Night
News item USAP Researcher Receives Prestigious Prize for Discovery
News item USAP Researchers Process Important Samples at National Ice Core Laboratory (NICL)
News item 2010 Winter Fly-in (Winfly) Flights to Utilize Night-Vision Goggles
News item Satellite Used in Polar Research Enters Retirement
News item Antarctic Shoal Breaks the Ice
News item First USAP Flight Since March Lands in Antarctica During Winter Night
News item Discovery of Seafloor Ridge by Robotic Sub Offers Insight into Ice Loss in Antarctica
News item Palmer LTER (Longer Term Ecological Research) Scientists Monitor Climate Change
News item Researchers Hunt Down Antarctic Microbes
News item Antarctica's Soil Reveals Its Past Climate
News item Deconstruction of the Dome
News item Stiff Sea Ice Forces LARISSA Science Cruise to Reassess Project Priorities
News item U.S. Antarctic Program Personnel Send Midwinter's Greetings
News item Life at a Remote Field Camp
News item South Pole Experiences Warmest Year on Record in 2009
News item Through the Looking Glass: Scientists Peer into Antarctica's Past to See Future Climate
News item State of the Antarctic: New SCAR Report Shows Continent Undergoing Major Changes
News item Women Mark 40 Years of Working in the U.S. Antarctic Program
News item New Wind Farm to Help Power U.S., New Zealand Research Stations in Antarctica
News item British NSF-funded Researchers Deploy Automated Submarine
News item New Evidence Demonstrates Climate Warming Affects Ice Sheet Stability
News item Climate-related Changes on the Antarctic Peninsula Being Driven from the Ecosystem
News item ANDRILL Research Indicates Remarkably Warm Period in Antarctica 15.7 Million Years Ago
News item NASA Flies to Antarctica for Largest Airborne Polar Ice Survey
News item International Polar Year (IPY) LARISSA Project Planned for 2009-10 Field Season in Antarctic Peninsula
News item Study Provides Insight into Evolution and Extinction of Vanished Elephant Seal Colony
News item Main Field Season Under Way as Planes Bring in Hundreds of People to McMurdo
News item Antarctica's IceCube Telescope is Wisconsin-made
News item Winter Fly-in 2009
News item Improved Data Communications for South Pole Science
News item Arctic and Antarctic-themed Activities to Bring a Breath of Polar Air to Baltimore
News item Research at the Ends of the Earth
News item U.S. Antarctic Program personnel send Midwinter's Greetings
News item NSF Plays Major Role in Evacuation of Injured Australian from Antarctica
News item Karl A. Erb, NSF's Polar Programs Director, on the Death of Martin A. Pomerantz
News item International AGAP Team Poised to Probe One of Antarctica's Last Unexplored Places
News item Air Force Makes First Night Landing on Southernmost Continent
News item Antarctic Fossils Paint a Picture of a Much Warmer Continent
News item A Single Boulder May Prove that Antarctica and North America Were Once Connected
News item New Antarctic Ice Core to Provide Clearest Climate Record Yet
News item Scientific Balloons Achieve Antarctic Flight Record
News item Penguins Helped and Hurt by Changing Climate
News item Robert Falcon Scott: The Pioneer Who Died for the South Pole
News item Antarctica's Sea "Babies" in Limbo
News item A Bright Spot of Life on the Icy Continent
News item Vistas, Science and Staying Warm at the South Pole
News item Antarctic Ice Shelf Disintegration Underscores a Warming World
News item NSF Dedicates New South Pole Station
News item Explorers Club to Honor NSF-Funded Researchers and Glaciologist
News item Using Penguin Remains to Measure Antarctic Ice Movement
News item Researchers and Science Teacher to Explore Antarctica
News item Locked in Antarctic Glaciers, Ancient Microbes May Return to Life
News item Erb Honored by French Republic for International Scientific Contributions
News item New Undersea Images Challenge Prevailing Ideas About the Antarctic Ice Sheet
News item Antarctic Icebergs: Unlikely Oases for Ocean Life
News item Palmer Station, Antarctica Celebrates Earth Day With an Underwater Clean Up
News item International Polar Year Web Portal Offers Email Alerts for Educators
News item Report Offers Guidance on How to Safely Explore Vast Aquatic Systems Buried Under Antarctic Ice
News item International Polar Year (IPY) Funds Research and Exploration by Teachers, Students, and the Public
News item Landmark Completion of South Pole Telescope to Help Scientists Learn What the Universe is Made of and How it Got Here
News item Students Help Design a Remotely Operated Vehicle for Antarctic Research
News item NPR Science Friday - Audio Programs on Antarctic Science
News item NSF Commemorates 50th Anniversary of First Flight to Land at the South Pole
News item New Lunar Meteorite Found in Antarctica
News item Alaskan Storm Cracks Giant Iceberg to Pieces in Antarctica
News item Alaskan Storm Plays Role of Butterfly for Antarctica
News item Chemical Cause of Ozone Hole Discovered 20 Years Ago This Month
News item Polar Melting May Raise Sea Level Sooner Than Expected
News item Impact of Climate Warming on Polar Ice Sheets Confirmed
News item NASA Mission Detects Significant Antarctic Ice Mass Loss
News item Two New Lakes Found Beneath Antarctic Ice Sheet
News item Students, Faculty Depart For Antarctica
News item Hamilton College 2006 Antarctic Expedition: Weekly Journals
News item Irresistible Force Meets Immoveable Object
News item Arctic, Antarctic Melting May Raise Sea Levels Faster than Expected
News item Polar Neutrino Observatory Takes a Big Step Forward
News item NSF Launches New Web Portal for International Polar Year
News item Crew Member Lost at Sea
News item McMurdo Fish May Prove to be New Species
News item South Pole Skylab Transition Keeps Sci Techs On the Move
News item What's The Dirt? Researchers Track Soil Movement and Land Erosion in the McMurdo Dry Valleys
News item Cargo, Fuel Safely Unloaded at Antarctic Research Station
News item Icy Overland Trip May Add Ground Vehicles to South Pole Supply Missions
News item DNA Studies Show Microevolution in Penguins
News item Digging Dinosaurs