Satellite Eyes Algae Bloom in Antarctic Sea Ice

3/5/2008 This image reveals a subtle sign of the far Southern Hemisphere's growing season: the yellowish-green tinge of some of the sea ice is probably a bloom of algae. More

Slides Explain the Search for Ancient Martian Life in Antarctic Meteorites

2/27/2008 The Lunar and Planetary Institute maintains a set of slides that discusses Mars; searching for Antarctic meteorites; ALH 84001, an Antarctic meteorite scientists claim contains fossilized Martian microbes; and exploration of Mars and the universe. More

University of Alaska Fairbanks Professor Creates IPY Musical Composition: Download the Ringtone

2/27/2008 What started as a quick idea to spice up an IPY event developed into a full-length musical composition in celebration of polar science. Now you can download a ringtone based on "Polar Fanfare." More

NASA Animation Shows How Melting Surface Lubricates the Base of Greenland's Ice Sheet, Speeding Glacier Flow to the Sea

2/25/2008 The animation illustrates how melt-water puddles on the Greenland ice sheet and drains through cracks to the surface below. This water lubricates underlying bedrock, causing the ice to flow faster toward the sea. More

USGS Podcast: "Antarctica from Above and Below"

2/19/2008 In this October 2007 podcast produced for Earth Science Week, USGS scientist Richie Williams talks about the agency's new satellite imagery of Antarctica as well as what's going on with ice on the southernmost continent. More

Jan. 18 Exploratorium Webcast: South Pole Telescope Researchers Live from "The Ice"

1/16/2008 The staff at the San Francisco-based science museum will talk live to scientists who operate the 280-ton South Pole Telescope and to researchers who will spend the six-month winter at the Pole. Live at 8 a.m. Pacific; the Webcast will be archived. More

Trace the history of IPY in Alaska in One-Minute Video Segments

1/5/2008 Alaska's KUAC-TV has produced 12, one-minute video segments on the history of IPY, IPY's importance to Alaska and the IPY research that's taking place on "The Last Frontier." Watch the first six segments on-line. More

Remains of Massive Dinosaur Discovered in Antarctica Represents New Genus and Species

12/17/2007 NSF-funded paleontologists working at 14,000 feet near Antarctica's Beardmore Glacier uncovered an unknown type of dinosaur. The massive plant-eater, named Glacialisaurus hammeri, lived about 190 million years ago. More

Ice Stories: San Francisco's Exploratorium Features "Dispatches from Polar Scientists"

12/12/2007 The hands-on science museum has given cameras to penguin biologists, glaciologists, cosmologists, geologists, and marine scientists working in Antarctica and the Arctic and asked them to document their adventures. More

Polar News from the American Geophysical Union's 2007 Fall Meeting

12/10/2007 The fall meeting of the American Geophysical Union (AGU) is expected to draw more than 15,000 geophysicists from around the world. Read about Polar-related news released at the meeting. More
Page 7 of 15First   Previous   2  3  4  5  6  [7]  8  9  10  11  Next   Last