Uncovering secrets of the past to understand our future
Authors: GNS Science
Summary: The paleoenvironmental and paleontological information and data that these sediment cores contain are critical to guide our understanding of Antarctica’s past climatic and glacial conditions. Scientists continue to examine and re-examine these valuable repositories.
Summary: In case you missed it, here are some of the media and outreach opportunities our team was involved in during the past year. There were also public talks, school visits and publications in subscription-based magazines.
Summary: The slow-down of the Southern Ocean circulation, a dramatic drop in the extent of sea ice and unprecedented heatwaves are all raising concerns that Antarctica may be approaching tipping points.
Summary: Researchers returned recently from a 6-week research voyage aboard the RV Tangaroa to the Southern Ocean and Ross Sea region of Antarctica. A total of 333 trace metal concentration and 130 trace metal isotope samples were collected, including characterisation of sea ice and glacial ice. Here's Cliff Law's highlights.