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Members of the team pause atop Deception Glacier while driving to an outcrop of rocks. Digging For Fishies
Science / Earth
Monday June 17, 2019

The mountains of Antarctica may seem an unlikely place to find fish, but they were exactly what a team of paleontologists working along the edge of the Polar Plateau last winter were looking for. In a region now defined by dry rocky terrain poking up through vast sheets of thick ice, the five-member team spent much of December and January scouring the exposed landscape for the remains of ancient fish.
With SkyTEM slung underneath, a Bell 212 helicopter flies past the Discovery historic hut on Hut Point Peninsula. The Dry Valleys' Briny Deep
Science / Earth
Monday April 22, 2019

Hunting for groundwater has come a long way from divining rods in the days of yore. This past austral summer, scientists in Antarctica used a sophisticated and highly sensitive instrument to look for water in one of the continent's driest regions.

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