News tagged with antarctic survey

Bird tracking aids seabird research

A two year study of shags on the Isle of May National Nature Reserve in Scotland reveals that when winds are strong, female birds take much longer to find food compared with males.

dateAug 19, 2015 in Ecology
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Petrels tracked across the Oceans

Staff at British Antarctic Survey (BAS) are following the journeys of White-chinned Petrel fledglings as they make their first journeys over the South Atlantic Ocean in search of food. The birds have been fitted with small ...

dateMay 26, 2015 in Plants & Animals
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Scientific spring in isolated Antarctica

In Antarctica, the crew of the French–Italian Concordia research station are preparing for the winter. They have to survive six months of complete isolation – four in darkness because the Sun never rises above the horizon ...

dateFeb 24, 2015 in Space Exploration
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