14 December 2011
The soaring mountain peaks and deep valleys hidden beneath Antarctica’s ice sheet have been revealed in a new map produced using decades of survey data acquired by planes, satellites, ships and dog-drawn sleds.
13 December 2011
A satellite mission to understand how the Earth’s ice is responding to climate change will receive vital data from snow and ice surveys in the Australian Antarctic Territory.
9 June 2011
Australian and German scientists are searching for iron in the sky above Davis to learn more about the earth's atmosphere at the edge of space.
3 June 2011
Emperor penguins on the outside of a huddle gradually move to the inside, where its warm, through a coordinated huddle wave.
3 June 2011
A collaboration between Antarctic tradespeople, engineers and sea ice scientists has seen the successful installation of a high-tech, ice-monitoring network in the sea ice near Davis.
4 October 2010
Scientists from the Antarctic Division are venturing into schools around Australia to inspire questioning minds and a love of learning.
29 September 2010
Scientists have used 'data mining' to build a richer picture of shearwater foraging in the Southern Ocean.
19 August 2010
As part of National Science Week the Australian Antarctic Division is featuring fascinating images of creatures from the bottom of the Southern Ocean in its public display area. Marvel at the diverse array of invertebrates collected from the Antarctic ‘benthos’ or sea floor and learn more about the scientific research undertaken by the Division.
2 August 2010
12 August 2010