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May 1, 2015
Antarctic Ice Core Reveals How Climate Changes in North Atlantic Moved South new item Antarctic Ice Core Reveals How Climate Changes in North Atlantic Moved South

A new, highly detailed ice core retrieved by researchers with the National Science Foundation (NSF)-funded West Antarctic Ice Sheet (WAIS) Divide project reveals a consistent pattern of climate changes that started in the Arctic and spread across the globe to the Antarctic during planet Earth's last glacial period, tens of thousands of years ago.

April 28, 2015
Discovered Under Antarctica: Salty Aquifer and Potentially Vast Microbial Habitat new item Discovered Under Antarctica: Salty Aquifer and Potentially Vast Microbial Habitat

Using a helicopter-borne sensor to examine the McMurdo Dry Valleys, a team of researchers supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF) gathered evidence of a salty aquifer that may support unknown microbial ecosystems.

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