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Platelet Ice: A Unique and Fragile Antarctic Ecosystem

Authors: Natalie Robinson and Rowan Howard-Williams
Year Published: 2021
Document Type: Cold Call Articles
Ownership: Antarctic Science Platform
Summary: Just beneath the sea ice of the Ross Sea lies a fragile and largely unexplored world. Thin, delicate ice crystals come together in a layer, which can be several metres thick, attached to the bottom of the sea ice.
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Antarctic Research and New Zealand’s Climate Future

Authors: James Renwick and Rowan Howard-Williams
Year Published: 2021
Document Type: Cold Call Articles
Ownership: Antarctic Science Platform
Summary: Climate change will be a major policy challenge over the coming decades. New Zealand society will be faced with major changes as we work to reduce our greenhouse gas emissions, and adapt to the changes that are already inevitable
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The Changing Antarctic and Southern Ocean and Pathway to Policy

Authors: Craig Stevens with support from Rowan Howard-Williams
Year Published: 2021
Document Type: Cold Call Articles
Ownership: Antarctic Science Platform
Summary: The Southern Ocean plays a major role in global climate. What happens in this fast-changing region will have huge impacts on New Zealand in the coming decades.
Nansen Ice Shelf Won Sang Lee Korean Polar Research Institute

Policy implications of Antarctic ice sheet melting and global sea-level research

Authors: Richard Levy, Tim Naish
Year Published: 2020
Document Type: Cold Call Articles
Ownership: ASP
Summary: This Cold Call article (Nov 2020) outlines how understanding the melting of Antarctica’s ice sheets, a major driver of sea-level rise, is crucial for future planning and policy decision-making.
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A Climate Crisis Opportunity?

Authors: Tim Naish, Andrea Dutton
Year Published: 2020
Document Type: Cold Call Articles
Ownership: ASP
Summary: This Cold Call article (Nov 2020) examines policy implications of COVID-19 on climate change mitigation and adaptation.
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A Greener Antarctica

Authors: Ian Hawes
Year Published: 2020
Document Type: Cold Call Articles
Ownership: ASP
Summary: This Cold Call article (Nov 2020) explains how green snow, due to a group of algae, is a visible marker of environmental change in polar regions.