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Flown aboard an LC-130, IcePod bundles together a suite of instruments into a capsule that will provide new details about structures below Antarctica. Good Things Come in Small Packages
Science / Ice and Snow
Monday June 08, 2015

Led by scientists from Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, IcePod bundles together a suite of instruments into a capsule designed to provide new details about structures above, within and below Antarctica's ice-covered surface.
A team of scientists working in the Thomas Hills region of West Antarctica collects rocks that will help map out how the ice in this region melted during previous warm periods in Earth's history. Anatomy of a Deglaciation
Science / Earth
Monday May 11, 2015

One way to understand how Antarctica's ice will melt - which glaciers will recede when - is to look at how it happened in the past. Trevor Williams and his team traveled to a remote mountain range to collect rocks to help map out previous deglaciations.

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