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Scientists unbury a seismic station that was buried by snow in the Transantarctic Mountains. Getting at the Root Cause
Science / Earth
Friday December 27, 2013

The Transantarctic Mountains are the world's third longest mountain range. Yet it is perhaps the least understood due to the thick ice sheets that cover most of the mountains. Geologists don't even agree on how the TAM first formed. A new project to study the rock structure below may offer some clues.
The Polar Geospatial Center Imagery Viewer allows scientists and others with federal funding or affiliations to create maps from a high-resolution satellite mosaic of Antarctica. DIY Mapping
Science / Earth
Friday November 29, 2013

The Polar Geospatial Center has produced high-resolution imagery and maps of the Antarctic and Arctic in unprecedented detail. Now the National Science Foundation-funded center has created a series of web-based mapping applications for viewing high-resolution, commercial satellite imagery mosaics of the polar regions.

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