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The science behind remotely navigating a safe route across a crevassed ice shelf

Date: 2021
Type: Learn
Authors: O.J. Marsh, D. Price, Z.R. Courville, D. Floricioiu, Crevasse and rift detection in Antarctica from TerraSAR-X satellite imagery, Cold Regions Science and Technology, 2021,
Tim Naish

Have we taken control of Earth’s natural climate cycles?

Date: 2021
Type: Learn
Authors: Programme Leader: Ocean-Ice-Atmosphere Professor Tim Naish
Summary: This article was written by Professor Tim Naish for the Ask a Scientist section of the Otago Daily Times
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March Update

Date: 2021
Authors: Antarctica New Zealand
Summary: Monthly Antarctic Science Platform update
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February Update

Date: 2021
Authors: Antarctica New Zealand
Summary: Monthly Antarctic Science Platform update
Ice Ocean

Scientists accidentally discover life deep underneath Antarctic ice shelf

Date: 2021
Type: In the media
Authors: TVNZ
Summary: Deep in Antarctic waters, underneath a massive floating ice shelf, baffled scientists have discovered life.
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More plants could begin to 'invade the Antarctic Peninsula' as the frozen continent warms

Date: 2021
Type: In the media
Authors: Lee Kenny- Stuff
Summary: In February, some of the country’s top Antarctic scientists met in Christchurch to share the latest research on the continent. Reporter LEE KENNY joined the delegates to discover what the future holds for New Zealand’s frozen neighbour.
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Antarctica could be greener and home to new wildlife, major study of the continent's future finds

Date: 2021
Authors: Lee Kenny- Stuff
Summary: Antarctica could become greener and colonised by new wildlife, while some existing species will likely disappear, a major new study compiled by scientists from 14 countries has found.

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