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A researcher stands near one of the antennae that is part of a radar array that will be used to measure the speed and direction of ocean surface currents. Converging Factors
Science / Oceans and Atmosphere
Thursday May 08, 2014

The phrase "going with the flow" takes on a different meaning for scientists studying how tides along the Antarctic Peninsula influence where Adelie penguins go to forage for food during their breeding cycle.
Scientist John Cassano prepares to embark on a 10-hour snowmobile traverse across the Ross Ice Shelf Tall Order
Science / Oceans and Atmosphere
Thursday March 20, 2014

Sound like an awesome trip? Snowmobile to the middle of nowhere, set up camp and fly radio-controlled airplanes. Now take that same scenario and move it to Antarctica, where scientists used radio-controlled airplanes to investigate a region of the atmosphere integral in understanding and predicting the weather.

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