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Seasonal change in Antarctic ice sheet movement observed for first time

Phys Dot Org 06 Oct 2022
The researchers, from the University of Cambridge and Austrian engineering company ENVEO, identified distinct, seasonal movements in the flow of land-based ice draining into George VI Ice Shelf—a floating platform of ice roughly the size of Wales—on the Antarctic Peninsula ... The results are reported in the journal The Cryosphere.
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Ancient ice sheets expelled water to stop collapse - study finds

RTE 05 Oct 2022
A new study of the melting of vast ice sheets which once covered Ireland over 20,000 years ago could have implications for understanding how glaciers and ice sheets will respond to climate warming today, according to the British Antarctic Survey (BAS).
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Heat-loving bacteria from an Antarctic volcano could help tackle oil contamination

Phys Dot Org 03 Oct 2022
Júnia Schultz et al, Polyphasic Analysis Reveals Potential Petroleum Hydrocarbon Degradation and Biosurfactant Production by Rare Biosphere Thermophilic Bacteria From Deception Island, an Active Antarctic Volcano, Frontiers in Microbiology (2022) ... 10.3390/microorganisms10081673 Journal information.
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Study hints at how fishes in the twilight zone evolved

Phys Dot Org 29 Sep 2022
A new study, led by British Antarctic Survey and the University of Bristol, provides the first evidence that a controversial evolutionary process may be responsible for lanternfishes becoming one of the most diverse families of fish in the deep sea ... 10.1111/geb.13586 Journal information ... Provided by British Antarctic Survey.
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POOLE: Everything I am today is because of my mother

The Sharon Herald 23 Sep 2022
My mom upbraided me gently — that’s how I learned that it’s impolite to reveal a woman’s age ... She’s 84 now and I don’t think she’d mind my saying so. When you’re 84, you don’t try to hide your age ... I mean, journalism is just about the only place where the outcome of Capt. Scott’s 1911-12 Antarctic expedition would serve any occupational purpose ... 247.
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Study: Four major climate tipping points close to triggering

Phys Dot Org 11 Sep 2022
But with only a few more tenths of a degree of warming from now, at 1.5 degrees Celsius (2.7 degrees Fahrenheit) warming since pre-industrial times, four move into the likely range, according to a study in Thursday's journal Science ... www.science.org/doi/10.1126/science.abn7950 Journal information.
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Four Major Climate Tipping Points Close to Triggering, Study Says

Voa News 09 Sep 2022
But with only a few more tenths of a degree of warming from now, at 1.5 degrees Celsius (2.7 degrees Fahrenheit) warming since pre-industrial times, four move into the likely range, according to a study in Thursday's journal Science.
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California: Drought, record heat, fires and now maybe floods

The Associated Press 09 Sep 2022
But with only a few more tenths of a degree of warming from now, at 1.5 degrees Celsius (2.7 degrees Fahrenheit) warming since pre-industrial times, four move into the likely range, according to a study in Thursday’s journal Science.
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New kit enables study of microplastics in the ocean

Phys Dot Org 08 Sep 2022
New equipment designed by British Antarctic Survey is helping scientists to study the impact of microplastics in the ocean ... From this they can deduce the likely impact on local ecosystems ... The research is published in the journal Environmental Pollution ... DOI. 10.1016/j.envpol.2022.119868 Journal information ... Provided by British Antarctic Survey ... ....
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Study: 4 major climate tipping points close to triggering

Bangor Daily News 08 Sep 2022
But with only a few more tenths of a degree of warming from now, at 1.5 degrees Celsius (2.7 degrees Fahrenheit) warming since pre-industrial times, four move into the likely range, according to a study in Thursday’s journal Science.
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Four major climate tipping points are close to triggering, study says

The Los Angeles Times 08 Sep 2022
But with only a few more tenths of a degree of warming from now, at 2.7 degrees Fahrenheit warming since preindustrial times, four move into the likely range, according to a study in Thursday’s journal Science.
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Antarctica's Doomsday Glacier Is "Holding On By Its Fingernails”

IFL Science 06 Sep 2022
The research was published this week in the journal Nature GeoSciences. This observation challenges the old assumption that Antarctic glaciers are relatively slow to respond to change ... Robert Larter, marine geophysicist and study co-author from the British Antarctic Survey.
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Antarctica's melting ice spells trouble on sea rise

China Daily 30 Aug 2022
... Angela Posada-Swafford, a Miami-based science journalist who has been to the Antarctic region several times. A study published in the journal Nature on Aug 10 showed that Antarctic ice loss since 1997 has amounted to 12 trillion metric tons, double that of a previous estimate.
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This is What a Robotic Explorer Might See When it Reaches Europa’s Oceans

Universe Today 27 Aug 2022
Scientists say that conditions found under Earth’s Antarctic ice shelf provides an analog to Europa’s subsurface ocean and can help them determine how the moon’s ice shell accretes and grows. A new study published in the journal Astrobiology looked at a unique phenomenon in the Antarctic ocean called underwater snow ... Credit. NASA/JPL ... .
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Team provides novel baseline data on leopard seals, mysterious apex predators of Antarctica

Phys Dot Org 24 Aug 2022
In a first-of-its-kind study funded by the National Science Foundation and published in the journal Frontiers in Marine Science, Kienle and colleagues formed a large collaboration that brought together researchers from the government, U.S.-based universities and international institutions with one shared goal.

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