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Scientist Lars Kalnajs works on aerosol instruments in Hut 17 on the sea ice. Salt Spray
Science / Oceans and Atmosphere
Friday December 05, 2014

A team of atmospheric scientists, led by Lars Kalnajs at the University of Colorado at Boulder and Peter DeCarlo at Drexel University, are making some of the first real-time measurements of aerosol size and composition in Antarctica.
Sea ice begins to break up in front of Palmer Station. Expansion
Science / Oceans and Atmosphere
Thursday October 09, 2014

Sea ice around Antarctica appears headed for another record year. NSIDC, partly funded by the National Science Foundation, reported that the five-day average for sea ice extent around the southernmost continent last month had already surpassed 20 million square kilometers for the first time in the modern satellite record.

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