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Big Antarctic iceberg edges out to sea - BBC News - BBC News

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 11:20

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Big Antarctic iceberg edges out to sea - BBC News
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The giant berg A-68 looks finally to be on the move. Recent weeks have seen it shuffle back and forth next to the Antarctic ice shelf from which it broke away.

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Big Antarctic iceberg edges out to sea - BBC News

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 11:04

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Big Antarctic iceberg edges out to sea
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The giant berg A-68 looks finally to be on the move. Recent weeks have seen it shuffle back and forth next to the Antarctic ice shelf from which it broke away. But the latest satellite imagery now indicates the near-6,000 sq km block is swinging out ...

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A full year on ice ahead, as first flight of Antarctic research season touches down - TVNZ

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 03:21

A full year on ice ahead, as first flight of Antarctic research season touches down
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A full year on ice ahead, as first flight of Antarctic research season touches down. 1:21am. share. Source: 1 NEWS. The first flight of the Antarctic research season has just touched down at Scott Base .

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David Wood inquest: Antarctic pilot fell down icy crevasse that 'went ... - ABC Online

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 01:21

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David Wood inquest: Antarctic pilot fell down icy crevasse that 'went ...
ABC Online
A helicopter pilot who was on a job when his colleague fell into an Antarctic crevasse tells a coronial inquest he felt helpless upon learning the man had dropped ...
Inquest into David Wood's death in Antarctica sees crevasse that ...The Canberra Times

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Delaware-sized Antarctic iceberg drifting toward open sea | Mobile ... - WWSB ABC 7

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 15:25

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Delaware-sized Antarctic iceberg drifting toward open sea | Mobile ...
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(RNN) - An Antarctic iceberg that's bigger than Delaware is drifting away after shearing off Antarctica's Larsen C ice shelf.

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Designing a Better Antarctic Base for Science - The Atlantic

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 09:58

The Atlantic

Designing a Better Antarctic Base for Science
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The buildings, like many Antarctic structures such as the newish Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station and the British Halley VI, are lifted off the ground, even though (unlike most others) they aren't designed to be moved. The situation at McMurdo is ...

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Scientists investigate how oil affects smallest organisms in Antarctic waters - Phys.Org

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 07:19

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Scientists investigate how oil affects smallest organisms in Antarctic waters
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Over five years, a team at the Australian Antarctic Division led by Jonny Stark, in collaboration with FSU Marine and Coastal Laboratory researcher Jeroen Ingels investigated how clean mineral lube oil, used mineral lube oil, synthetic lube oil ...

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Seal pup rests on Australian beach after exhausting 2000km journey from Antarctic - The Asian Age

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 03:11

The Asian Age

Seal pup rests on Australian beach after exhausting 2000km journey from Antarctic
The Asian Age
A sub-Antarctic fur seal pup swam about 2000 km from Macquarie Island in the Antarctic to Whisky Beach on Wilson's Promontory in Victoria, Australia. Jonathon Stevenson a ranger at Parks Victoria said to the Herald Sun that they (at Parks Victoria ...

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Remote Antarctic Research Station Spent Half The Year Without Supplies From Australia. Until Now - Huffington Post Australia

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 23:23

Huffington Post Australia

Remote Antarctic Research Station Spent Half The Year Without Supplies From Australia. Until Now
Huffington Post Australia
"Yesterday we dropped off cargo that contained food stuffs, mechanical supplies, some medical supplies and probably most important to the people on the ground, some mail," Future Concepts Manager at Australia's Antarctic Division, Matt Filipowski, said ...

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Wind, warm water revved up melting Antarctic glaciers - Phys.org - Phys.Org

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 05:38

Phys.Org

Wind, warm water revved up melting Antarctic glaciers - Phys.org
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A NASA study has located the Antarctic glaciers that accelerated the fastest between 2008 and 2014 and finds that the most likely cause of their speedup is an ...

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What Sound Does an Iceberg Make When It Breaks Off the Ice Shelf? - Slate Magazine

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 04:59

Slate Magazine

What Sound Does an Iceberg Make When It Breaks Off the Ice Shelf?
Slate Magazine
Chicago-based artists Petra Bachmaier and Sean Gallero (aka Luftwerk) created a seven-minute audio track that simulates the sound of the Antarctic break. Their work makes use of data gathered by University of Chicago glaciologist Douglas MacAyeal, who ...

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Waters Exposed By Massive Antarctic Iceberg Now A Protected Area - Gizmodo Australia

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 04:05

Gizmodo Australia

Waters Exposed By Massive Antarctic Iceberg Now A Protected Area
Gizmodo Australia
Thankfully, a recently-established international agreement by the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR) provisioned for such an event. Under the new guidelines — which were agreed upon last year — a special ...
What Sound Does an Iceberg Make When It Breaks Off the Ice Shelf?Slate Magazine

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Supplies dropped to Australian Antarctic base after first midair refuelling – video - The Guardian

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 02:56

The Guardian

Supplies dropped to Australian Antarctic base after first midair refuelling – video
The Guardian
An isolated Antarctic research station can now receive vital supplies all year round thanks to the Royal Australian Air Force lending its wings to science. Before this week Davis station, which lies 4,700km south-west of Perth, could only been reached ...
Breakthrough Antarctic flight brings Australia's remote bases closer ...ABC Online
Mid-air refuelling extends Australia's reach to Antarctic research stationsThe Mercury
Maiden mid-air refuel ensures supplies to Antarctic research stationDaily Maverick

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Adorable Baby Seal Found Napping On Beach Swam 200 Km ... - NDTV

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 02:10

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Adorable Baby Seal Found Napping On Beach Swam 200 Km ...
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A sub-Antarctic fur seal pup swam about 200 km and made it all the way to Australia before flopping down on the beach for a well-deserved nap.
Baby Seal Caught Napping On Australian Beach After Swimming ...Indiatimes.com

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Waters Exposed By Massive Antarctic Iceberg Now a Protected Area - Gizmodo

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 12:21

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Waters Exposed By Massive Antarctic Iceberg Now a Protected Area
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A gorgeous natural color image of A68 captured on September 11, 2017. (Image: Jesse Allen, using data from the Land Atmosphere Near real-time Capability ...
Ocean exposed by Larsen C ice shelf is now a protected area ...SlashGear

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Kids News: Seal pup rests in Victoria after epic Antarctic swim ... - Herald Sun

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 03:55

Herald Sun

Kids News: Seal pup rests in Victoria after epic Antarctic swim ...
Herald Sun
A BABY seal was a long way from home after an epic swim all the way from the Antarctic to the Australian mainland last week. The young Sub-Antarctic Fur Seal ...

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David Wood inquest: Death of helicopter pilot who fell into Antarctic crevasse to be examined - ABC Online

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 23:32

ABC Online

David Wood inquest: Death of helicopter pilot who fell into Antarctic crevasse to be examined
ABC Online
The wife of a helicopter pilot who died in Antarctica last year after being left for hours in a crevasse has praised her husband's bravery while criticising the "inefficiency of the system" responsible for his rescue. David Wood, 62, died in January ...
Helicopter pilot David Wood died of hypothermia in Antarctica, inquest hearsBrisbane Times

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Iceberg twice size of London adrift at sea after breaking off Antarctica - The Independent

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 09:39

The Independent

Iceberg twice size of London adrift at sea after breaking off Antarctica
The Independent
A trillion-ton iceberg more than twice the size of London has split from the Antarctic and is adrift at sea, according to a scientist's report. Satellite images show the glacial mass – dubbed A68 – broke away from the Larsen C ice shelf on a peninsula ...
New satellite images show trillion ton Antarctic iceberg drifting out to sea sparking concerns it could break up ...Daily Mail
Antarctica iceberg twice the size of London adrift at seaZee News
Iceberg Twice The Size of London Split From Antartic, Adrift in Weddell SeaIndia.com

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Antarctic Exploration Ahead for the Women of Her Planet Earth - HuffPost

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 08:46

Antarctic Exploration Ahead for the Women of Her Planet Earth
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These days it's hard to escape the mad rush. There are 'traffic jams' to reach the summit of Everest, direct flights to the most remote tropical islands in the world, luxury hotels in hidden Himalayan kingdoms and an indoor ski resort in the desert ...

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Antarctic Caves Warmed by Volcanic Steam May Harbor Life - Live Science

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 06:16

Live Science

Antarctic Caves Warmed by Volcanic Steam May Harbor Life
Live Science
[Images: See an Antarctic Glacier Calve an Iceberg]. In fact, it's possible that the organisms never actually lived in the caves, study co-author Laurie Connell, a research professor of microbial ecology at the University of Maine, told Live Science ...

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