Saturday, July 2, 2022


First ever heat wave recorded in East Antarctica

In the past, much of East Antarctica has been spared from rapid climate warming due in part to ozone depletion. Now, scientists at the Australian...

Antarctica has recorded a new record temperature yet again

It's simply a signal that something different is happening in that area.

Antarctic peninsula sets a new record temperature

The record appears to be likely associated (in the short term) with what we call a regional "foehn" event over the area.

Warm water found beneath Antarctica’s Doomsday Glacier

An underwater robot visited the bottom of Antarctica's Thwaites Glacier.

Thwaites Glacier is melting faster than thought

Vintage film of Antarctic glaciers hints at early ice shelf collapse.

Iguana-sized dinosaur cousin discovered in Antarctica

Almost 250 million years ago, Antarctica is believed to be covered in forests and rivers, and the temperature rarely dipped below freezing. It also had diverse...

Cause of long, potentially damaging channels on Antarctic ice shelves found

Glaciers in Antarctica are remote and difficult to review, which suggests a lot of regarding their behavior is unknown. These data gaps mean scientists...

New terrain map of Antarctica accurately depicts continent in stunning detail

Up until now, we’ve had a better map of Mars than we’ve had of Antarctica. Now, scientists at the Ohio State University along with...

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