Latest News for: Antarctic journal


“Super Soaker” rocket creates gleaming cloud at the edge of space

Astronomy 08 Mar 2021
An airborne blast of water generates high-flying formations of ice crystals. RELATED TOPICS. NASA ... A single space shuttle launch — and the exhaust from its three main engines — could produce roughly 10 to 20 percent of all PMCs observed over the Arctic or Antarctic in a season. The results, published February 1 in the Journal of Geophysical Research ... .

Antarctic seals reveal worrying threats to disappearing glaciers

Phys Dot Org 05 Mar 2021
More Antarctic meltwater is surfacing than was previously known, modifying the climate, preventing sea ice from forming and boosting marine productivity- according to new research from the University of East Anglia (UEA) ... The strongest melt has been reported in west Antarctic glaciers such as the Pine Island Glacier, where the research took place.

Sea butterflies already struggle in acidifying Southern Ocean

Phys Dot Org 04 Mar 2021
The Southern Ocean, around the Antarctic continent, is a region of high concern regarding ocean acidification ... The open access paper is entitled "Effects of ocean acidification on calcification of the sub-Antarctic pteropod Limacina retroversa" and is published in the scientific journal Frontiers in Marine Science.

Combating ecosystem collapse from the tropics to the Antarctic

Phys Dot Org 26 Feb 2021
Their report, authored by 38 Australian, UK and US scientists from universities and government agencies, is published today in the international journal Global Change Biology ... Dana Bergstrom from the Australian Antarctic Division, said that the project emerged from a conference inspired by her ecological research in polar environments.

Accidental discovery of extreme life beneath Antarctica’s ice shelves poses several questions

Hindustan Times 16 Feb 2021
Researchers accidentally discovered extreme life far underneath the ice shelves of the Antarctic during an exploratory survey, a recent study published in the journal Frontiers in Marine Science said ... In a video shared by the British Antarctic Survey, Griffiths said it was a ...

Researchers find life forms beneath Antarctica ice shelf

Business Line 16 Feb 2021
Researchers have discovered life forms that exist far underneath the ice shelves of the Antarctic. The findings have been published in the journal Frontiers in Marine Science ... to a frozen world,” said biogeographer and lead author, Dr Huw Griffiths of the British Antarctic Survey.

Scientists Discover Stationary Life Deep Beneath Antarctic Ice Shelf

Heritage Daily 15 Feb 2021
Far underneath the ice shelves of the Antarctic, there’s more life than expected, finds a recent study in the journal Frontiers in Marine Science ... They cover more that 1.5m sq km of the Antarctic continental shelf, but only a total area similar in size to a tennis court has been studied through eight prior boreholes.

Strange creatures accidentally discovered beneath Antarctica's ice shelves

Phys Dot Org 15 Feb 2021
Far underneath the ice shelves of the Antarctic, there's more life than expected, finds a recent study in the journal Frontiers in Marine Science ... Huw Griffiths of British Antarctic Survey ... New Antarctic expedition needed ... New ways to 'see' under melting Antarctic ice shelves for more accurate climate modelling.

‘Worst-case scenario’ as rate of global ice loss soars by 65pc in 23 years

Irish Independent 26 Jan 2021
While the survey discovered that 215,000 glaciers as well as Arctic sea ice had been affected by rising air temperatures, warmer oceans had also caused melting in the Antarctic. The Greenland ice sheet was affected by both according to the report, published in the journal The Cryospher.

Study shows how network of marine protected areas could help safeguard Antarctic penguins

Phys Dot Org 20 Jan 2021
The findings, published today in the journal Frontiers in Marine Science, show that if all the Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) proposed around Antarctica were adopted, the permanent conservation of high-quality areas for a flagship group of Antarctic wildlife—the penguins—would increase by between 49% and 100% depending on the species.

Penguins benefit from extended maritime zone

Phys Dot Org 18 Jan 2021
Gentoo penguins are benefiting from a newly enlarged no-fishing zone (known as a No-Take Zone NTZ) around the sub-Antarctic island of South Georgia following British Antarctic Survey (BAS) tracking research commissioned by the RSPB ... Describing the research in a new study published in the journal Diversity and Distributions, lead author Dr.

The new face of the Antarctic

Phys Dot Org 06 Jan 2021
In the future, the Antarctic could become a greener place and be colonized by new species ... 25 researchers recently presented these and many other findings in a major international project, in which they analyzed hundreds of articles on the Antarctic published in the past ten years ... How much CO2 can the Antarctic swallow?.

Shackleton expedition artifacts to be donated to UK museums

Bennington Banner 16 Dec 2020
... help purchase the two items, used in the first of three British Antarctic expeditions led by Shackleton in the early 1900s ... Quality local journalism needs your support.

What caused the ice ages? Tiny ocean fossils offer key evidence

Phys Dot Org 10 Dec 2020
Now, an international collaboration led by scientists from Princeton University and the Max Planck Institute for Chemistry (MPIC) have found evidence indicating that during ice ages, changes in the surface waters of the Antarctic Ocean worked to store more CO2 in the deep ocean ... The research appears in the current issue of the journal Science.

Stability of Earth's biggest lump of ice at risk from warming oceans

Phys Dot Org 24 Nov 2020
The results show an increase in the stability of the East Antarctic Ice Sheet from about 2.5 million years ago ... Their study entitled "A new sea-level record for the Neogene/Quaternary boundary reveals transition to a more stable East Antarctic Ice Sheet" was published today in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.