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Milk on ice: Antarctic time capsule of whole milk powder sheds light on the enduring ...

Phys Dot Org 28 Mar 2024
On New Year's Day in 1908, explorer Ernest Shackleton's British Antarctic Expedition aboard the ship Nimrod set sail from Lyttelton, New Zealand, on a quest to be the first to set foot on the South Pole ... Journal information. Journal of Dairy Science.

Cracking open a 117-year-old Antarctic milk time capsule

Popular Science 28 Mar 2024
Some clues are now emerging in the form of some 117-year-old whole milk powder that was transported on Sir Ernest Shackleton’s British Antarctic Expedition in the early 20th Century.

Good things don't come in threes for Antarctic sea ice

Phys Dot Org 26 Feb 2024
... evidence for a regime shift in summer Antarctic sea ice" in the Journal of Climate ... Will Hobbs et al, Observational evidence for a regime shift in summer Antarctic sea ice, Journal of Climate (2024).

Melting ice could create chaos in US weather and quickly overwhelm oceans, studies warn

Usatoday 09 Feb 2024
In the Antarctic study, published this week in the journal Nature Geoscience, scientists announced the first direct evidence that the West Antarctic Ice Sheet shrunk suddenly and dramatically at the ...

Historic ice loss in Antarctica warns of potential climate catastrophe

Bennington Banner 08 Feb 2024
(University of Cambridge / British Antarctic Survey via SWNS) By Talker ... The West Antarctic Ice Sheet shrunk by ... Quality local journalism needs your support.

Deep learning forecasts Antarctic sea ice trends for 2024—projected to remain close to historical lows

Phys Dot Org 06 Feb 2024
Amidst these extreme and unusual climatic conditions, Antarctic sea ice extent (SIE), after breaking the second consecutive satellite-recorded low in February 2023, failed to recover at an average rate in the autumn and winter months.

Study challenges classical view of the Antarctic Circumpolar Current origin and warns of its vulnerability

Phys Dot Org 05 Feb 2024
The article, published in the journal Nature Geoscience, breaks with the classical view on the origins of the Antarctic Circumpolar Current, the largest marine current on Earth and which is decisive in the ocean circulation and climate change.

New emperor penguin colonies discovered in Antarctica after guano spotted from space

The Observer 25 Jan 2024
His research, published in the journal Antarctic Science, said the discoveries lifted the number of known emperor penguin colonies to 66 ... Screenshot from British Antarctic Survey (BAS), ‘Four new emperor penguin colonies found by satellite’.

Poop stains reveal four previously unknown Emperor penguin colonies

Popular Science 25 Jan 2024
The findings are described in a study published January 20 in the journal Antarctic Science ... Copernicus/British Antarctic Survey ... There are now a total of 66 known Emperor penguin colonies, according to the British Antarctic Survey.

Poo stains spotted from space help scientists track down hidden penguins

Metro UK 24 Jan 2024
Scientists from British Antarctic Survey (BAS) discovered the previously unknown breeding sites using satellites, which captured the big brown patches ... The discovery of the new colonies has been published in the journal Antarctic Science.

Penguin poop seen from space may have led to discovery of new colonies

WPTV 24 Jan 2024
Peter Fretwell, who works at the British Antarctic Survey in Cambridge, ... It is believed the colonies may have existed for some time, according to the journal entry in Antarctic Science. .

Scientists chart the growing weather extremes on maritime Antarctic islands

Phys Dot Org 23 Jan 2024
One in International Journal of Climatology and the other in Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society ... Hua Lu et al, Temperature variation in the South Orkney Islands, maritime Antarctic, International Journal of Climatology (2023).

Extreme heat wave in East Antarctica driven by record-breaking 'atmospheric river,' analysis finds

Phys Dot Org 10 Jan 2024
A new analysis of this extreme event is the subject of two companion articles published in the Journal of Climate ... Observations and Meteorological Drivers, Journal of Climate (2023) ... Impacts on the Antarctic Ice Sheet, Journal of Climate (2023).

Acidity of Antarctic waters could double by century's end, threatening biodiversity, say scientists

Phys Dot Org 10 Jan 2024
4 in the journal Nature Communications ... Scientists have proposed designating three more MPAs to an international council in the past years, which would encompass about 60% of the Antarctic Ocean ... Journal information.

Seawater dynamics in an underexplored Antarctic fjord

Phys Dot Org 04 Jan 2024
The research is published in the Journal of Geophysical Research ... Yeonggi Kim et al, Properties and Mechanisms of Seawater Exchange in Marian Cove, King George Island, West Antarctic Peninsula, Journal of Geophysical Research ... Journal information.