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Scientist Stacy Kim makes final preparations to deploy SCINI down a hole through the McMurdo Ice Shelf. Moon over McMurdo
Science / Ice and Snow
Thursday November 27, 2014

The interface between water and ice on the underside of the McMurdo Ice Shelf is where Antarctica and Europa intersect in terms of how conditions at the former may help future exploration of Jupiter's icy moon nearly 400 million miles away.
The Yeti robot tows a radar in a crevassed area of Greenland in March 2014. Rough Terrain
Science / Ice and Snow
Thursday October 23, 2014

The Ross Ice Shelf holds back enough ice from entering the ocean to raise sea level by several meters. The weird dynamics of an area called the shear zone has a team of researchers concerned that its potential instability could have long-term repercussions for the Ross Ice Shelf.

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