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  • 25 November 2014
    John Kelly in AntarcticaArtists wanted for icy fellowship
    A rare opportunity to travel to the most remote and inspiring place on Earth is available through the 2015 Australian Antarctic Arts Fellowship.
  • 24 November 2014
    A Basler aircraft in the foreground, with A319 aircraft in the backgroundAction stations: Australian activity in Antarctica
    Planning a season of Antarctic operations is not for the faint of heart. Find out more about Antarctic operations in this new video.
  • 24 November 2014
    The Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) being lowered off the stern of the ship. The data from the AUV is used to make 3-D maps of the underside of the sea ice. A new way of looking at sea ice thickness
    Antarctic scientists have used an underwater robot to produce the first detailed three-dimensional maps of sea ice, showing it may be thicker than previously thought. 
  • 18 November 2014
    President Xi and Prime Minister Abbott examine an ice core, held by Dr Tony FlemingAustralia and China strengthen Antarctic ties
    Australia and China have reaffirmed and strengthened a long tradition of collaboration in Antarctic diplomacy, science, logistics and operations today during a visit from Chinese President Xi to Tasmania.
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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