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  • 24 July 2014
    John Kelly painting in AntarcticaIcy art on show
    An exhibition featuring the work of Australian Antarctic Arts Fellows opens today at the Institute for Marine and Antarctic Science in Hobart.
  • 16 July 2014
    A fledgling emperor penguin with a satellite tracker attached. Antarctic animal tracking identifies Southern Ocean hotspots
    Satellite tracking of six seal and seabird species in the East Antarctic sector of the Southern Ocean has identified six hotspots of important marine habitat.
  • 14 July 2014
    A colony of emperor penguins.Large changes ahead for Antarctic marine ecosystems
    An international group of Southern Ocean experts has found that current and expected changes in Antarctic and Southern Ocean habitats will have consequences that change the structure and function of marine food webs.
  • 7 July 2014
    The end of an ice core protruding from the drill.Icy insight into Earth’s volcanic history
    The impact of volcanic eruptions on the Earth’s climate is being reassessed thanks to new research using Antarctic ice cores.
Research stations
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Map of Antarctica showing research stations Hobart, Australia (Kingston headquarters) Macquarie Island station Commonwealth Bay Casey station Heard Island Davis station Mawson station Dome A
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