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A team of scientists from Reno, Nevada’s Desert Research Institute (DRI) led by Michael Sigl and Joe McConnell have reconstructed historic volcanic sulfate emissions from the Southern Hemisphere.
Three very large-scale, National Science Foundation-funded Antarctic science projects--investigating scientifically significant subjects as varied as life in extreme ecosystems, the fate of one of the world's largest ice sheets and the nature of abrupt global climate-change events--have recently each reached important technological milestones that will advance cutting-edge research.
The National Science Foundation (NSF), manager of the U.S. Antarctic Program is accepting written requests from professional journalists to report on scientific research supported by NSF's Office of Polar Programs (OPP).
A research project completes drilling for the year, reaching two miles below West Antarctic Ice Sheet.
After enduring months on the coldest, driest, and windiest continent on Earth, researchers today closed out the inaugural season on an unprecedented, multi-year effort to retrieve the most detailed record of greenhouse gases in Earthâ€™s atmosphere over the last 100,000 years.
- A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.