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Year-to-Year Changes in Penguin Populations Difficult to Understand and Predict, Researchers Say new item Oct 17, 2017

Year-to-Year Changes in Penguin Populations Difficult to Understand and Predict, Researchers Say

An analysis of all known data on Adelie penguin populations over the last 35 years has found that only a small fraction of year-to-year changes in Adelie penguin populations can be attributed to measurable factors such as changes in sea ice.


VIDEO: Change-of-Command Ceremony at the 109th Airlift Wing, Which Supports NSF Polar Science. new item Oct 17, 2017

VIDEO: Change-of-Command Ceremony at the 109th Airlift Wing, Which Supports NSF Polar Science.

Col. Michele Kilgore became the first woman to command the only ski-equipped aircraft unit in the U.S. military during a change-of-command ceremony on Sunday at Stratton Air National Guard Base in New York state. The 109th supports polar science in Greenland and Antarctica.


Spending the Antarctic Winter Learning to Become Proficient Radio Oct 12, 2017

Spending the Antarctic Winter Learning to Become Proficient Radio "Hams"

This Southern Hemisphere winter, 11 people at NSF's Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station passed exams administered by the National Association for Amateur Radio (ARRL) certifying various degrees of competency in the field of "HAM" radio.


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