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Some Antarctic ice is forming from bottom

Scientists working in the remotest part of Antarctica have discovered that liquid water locked deep under the continent's coat of ice regularly thaws and refreezes to the bottom, creating as much as half the thickness of ...

dateMar 03, 2011 in Earth Sciences
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Ice cores yield rich history of climate change

On Friday, Jan. 28 in Antarctica, a research team investigating the last 100,000 years of Earth's climate history reached an important milestone completing the main ice core to a depth of 3,331 meters (10,928 feet) at West ...

dateFeb 02, 2011 in Earth Sciences
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Climate change does not bode well for picky eaters

In a part of the world that is experiencing the most dramatic increase in temperature and climate change, two very similar species of animals are responding very differently. New research published today suggests that how ...

dateJan 20, 2015 in Ecology
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NASA's IceBridge Antarctic campaign wraps up

NASA's Operation IceBridge recently completed its 2014 Antarctic campaign, marking the mission's sixth set of flights over Antarctica. During the six-week-long deployment from Punta Arenas, Chile, researchers aboard NASA's ...

dateDec 09, 2014 in Earth Sciences
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