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NASA and NOAA Announce Antarctic Ozone Hole Is A Record Breaker

11/20/2006 This year's ozone hole in the polar region of the Southern Hemisphere tops 10 million square miles. More

Video Explains What Science Learns From Avian Stars of "Happy Feet" and "March of the Penguins"

11/15/2006 Understanding Emperor penguin physiology may one day aid doctors. More

NASA Snow Data Helps Maintain Nation's Largest, Oldest Bison Herd

11/2/2006 Large bison herds once migrated across wide prairie lands of the western United States. Now, NASA satellite data and computer modeling are helping track the remnants of a once mighty herd in Yellowstone National Park as they migrate with the melting snowpack. More

A Friend Acting Strangely: The Arctic's Changing Climate

11/1/2006 Website with images and information from an exhibition developed by the Smithsonian's Museum of Natural History. More

Living at the South Pole

11/1/2006 Ever wonder what it's like to spend winter at the South Pole? Explore the Earth's most remote scientific research facility. More

Arctic Sea Ice on the Wane: Now What?

10/31/2006 Arctic sea ice is on the decline, but does the dwindling icecap of the north signal real change for the Arctic and for the planet? Scientists from all over the world are keeping watch, measuring sea ice and studying what the decline means for life on Earth. More

Big Ripples From Pole to Pole Crack the Ice

10/5/2006 NPR interviews NSF-funded researcher Doug MacAyeal about the breakup of an icesheet in Antarctica. More

Researchers Link Ice-Age Climate-Change Records to Ocean Salinity

10/4/2006 Results provide further evidence that ocean circulation and chemistry respond to changes in climate. More

Educators in the Arctic

9/16/2006 Journals and images from the NABOS K-12 Teacher Summer School program's cruise. More

Arctic Ice Meltdown Continues With Significantly Reduced Winter Ice Cover

9/13/2006 In 2005 and 2006 sea ice declined on the surface of Arctic waters to record low levels. Using satellite data, scientists observed unusually warm wintertime temperatures in the region and a resulting decline in the length of the Arctic seasonal ice. More
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