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Wondrous Cold: An Antarctic Journey - Traveling Exhibit

5/18/2006 Traveling exhibit of 50 color and black-and-white photographs by Joan Myers.

IPY Lecture in Philadelphia

5/10/2006 Mary Albert spoke at the Geographical Society of Philadelphia about the report A Vision for International Polar Year, published by the National Academy of Sciences.

Ice Cores From the WAIS Divide

5/1/2006 This project will provide Antarctic records of environmental change for approximately the past 100,000 years.

Remarks By Arden L. Bement, Jr., NSF director: International Polar Year 2007-2008

4/10/2006 Given at the National Academy of Sciences IPY Implementation Workshop on July 8, 2004

New Fossils Fill the Evolutionary Gap Between Fish and Land Animals

4/5/2006 Source: National Science Foundation

Polar Neutrino Observatory Takes a Big Step Forward

3/21/2006 A subglacial instrument known as IceCube is designed to detect high-energy subatomic particles called neutrinos.

Impact of Climate Warming on Polar Ice Sheets Confirmed

3/8/2006 In the most comprehensive survey ever undertaken of the massive ice sheets covering both Greenland and Antarctica, NASA scientists confirm climate warming is changing how much water remains locked in Earth's largest storehouse of ice and snow.

NASA Mission Detects Significant Antarctic Ice Mass Loss

3/2/2006 The first-ever gravity survey of the entire Antarctic ice sheet, conducted using data from the NASA/German Aerospace Center Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment (GRACE), concludes the ice sheet's mass has decreased significantly from 2002 to 2005.

Greenland Ice Loss Doubles in Past Decade, Raising Sea Level Faster

2/16/2006 The loss of ice from Greenland doubled between 1996 and 2005, as its glaciers flowed faster into the ocean in response to a generally warmer climate, according to a NASA/University of Kansas study.
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