All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘British Antarctic Survey’

New Study Shows Causes of Antarctic Sea Ice Increase

Researchers from NASA and the British Antarctic Survey have published a new study that shows changes to Antarctic sea ice drift caused by changing winds are the cause of increases in Antarctic sea ice cover over the past two decades. The results help explain why Antarctic sea ice cover has increased while Arctic sea ice has seen heavy losses. The …

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Buried Antarctic Lake Targeted by a New Expedition

Next month, a 12-man team of scientists, engineers, and support staf will set off for Antarctica on a quest to collect samples from an ancient lake that has been buried for hundreds of thousands of years. The expedition has taken 16 years of planning and development. During the past three years, engineers at the British Antarctic Survey (BAC) and the …

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