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Latest East Antarctica Stories

2014-10-20 08:20:58

"Opportunity for global leadership and lasting legacy" HOBART, Australia, Oct.

elusive emperor penguins
2014-06-26 03:11:24

Field surveys and satellites complement each other when studying remote penguin populations

Wilkes Basin in East Antarctica
2014-05-06 05:46:34

A new study from the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) reveals that a persistent ice discharge into the ocean could be triggered by the melting of just a small volume of ice on East Antarctica's shore.

East Antarctica Is Pushing Around Its Softer-Mantled Western Half
2013-12-12 07:51:20

West Antarctica is losing weight in the form of billions of tons of ice per year, making its mantle rock softer. This rock is being nudged westward by the harder mantle beneath East Antarctica.

West Antarctica's Ice Sheet 20 Million Years Older Than Previosuly Estimated
2013-09-05 07:26:16

A research team led by professors at the University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB) has revealed that, contrary to popular belief, an ice sheet on West Antarctica existed 20 million years earlier than previously thought.

Will Climate Change Make The East Antarctic Ice Sheet More Vulnerable?
2013-08-29 05:41:31

New research from Durham University reveals the world’s largest ice sheet could be more vulnerable to the effects of climate change than previously thought.

The Forming Of Antarctica's Hidden Fjords
2013-03-06 13:41:41

Antarctica's topography began changing from flat to fjord-filled starting about 34 million years ago, according to a new report from a University of Arizona-led team of geoscientists.

Image 1 - Researchers Unravel Gamburtsev Mountains Enigma
2011-11-17 10:35:05

Researchers may have finally found how Antarctica’s Gamburtsev Subglacial Mountains were formed, a conundrum that has plagued scientists since they were first discovered in 1958.

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2011-06-03 09:20:00

Scientists have used ice-penetrating radar to create the first high- resolution topographic map of one of the last uncharted regions of Earth, the Aurora Subglacial Basin, an immense ice-buried lowland in East Antarctica larger than Texas.

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2010-03-09 15:16:55

Iconic dome at Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station successfully deconstructed; sections may be reassembled at new Navy museum.


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