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Sea Ice Edge

Changes in the Ross Sea and the future of carbon storage

Date: 2022
Type: Cold Call Article
Authors: Miles Lamare, Vonda Cummings, Ian Hawes and Rowan Howard-Williams
Summary: The Southern Ocean mops up anthropogenic CO2 emissions. But acting as a ‘sink’ for this excess heat and carbon dioxide is having an effect on the ocean and the ecosystems it supports.
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Scott Base staff continue Antarctic scientific project with coaching from New Zealand-based experts

Date: 2020
Type: In the media
Authors: Holly Henry, Newshub
Summary: Antarctica New Zealand has been able to continue an important project without all the scientists on the ice.
Sea ice installation

Icy science, but without the scientists on ice

Date: 2020
Type: Press Release
Authors: Antarctic Science Platform
Summary: Despite a reduced season to due COVID-19 restrictions, Antarctica New Zealand is delighted to have successfully continued to support the Sea Ice Mass Balance Station, a special probe that measures the thickness, temperature and formation of sea ice, and snow cover in McMurdo Sound, has been retrieved for the summer.
Maren K891

Field Update - Project 4 - McMurdo Sound

Date: 2020
Type: Field Work
Authors: Antarctica New Zealand
Summary: Sea Ice measurements in McMurdo Sound