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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.
Corals found in McMurdo Sound, which is part of the Southern Ocean ecosystem. High-Water Mark
Science / Oceans and Atmosphere
Thursday September 11, 2014

The National Science Foundation (NSF) is providing support to help launch a $21 million interdisciplinary initiative involving 11 institutions across the United States to study the Southern Ocean around Antarctica.

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