Cool science

  • International Polar Year update

    27 August 2008

    The Australian Antarctic program continues to be a highly collaborative and internationalised science program during the first year of the International Polar Year, 2007/08.

  • Sea ice from every possible angle

    5 September 2007

    Explore the sea ice zone around Antarctica with the international team on board the Aurora Australis. Check daily updates on the SIPEX voyage web site.

  • Antarctica features during National Science Week

    28 August 2007

    An Antarctic research exhibition by the Australian Antarctic Division drew a crowd during National Science Week in August.

  • Antarctic Remote Ice Sensing Experiment

    10 August 2007

    A treasure chest of 30 years of sea ice data has been unlocked after a hands on approach to a hands off method of data collection was validated.

  • Finding the key

    10 August 2007

    A treasure chest of 30 years of sea ice data has been unlocked after a hands on approach to a hands off method of data collection was validated.

  • Estimating sea ice extent from continental ice cores

    24 May 2007

    Changing climate - a story told by sea ice

  • The Antarctic: Local signs, global message

    19 March 2007

    Warmer temperatures increase the threat of alien species, carried by humans, colonising ice-free areas of Antarctica.

  • Prime real estate

    26 February 2007

    480 m under an ice shelf, 360 m to the sea floor and 100 km away from open water sound inviting? A surprising community lives in this extreme environment.

  • Russ Hopcroft at the microscope

    Aliens of the ocean - bizarre and beautiful

    7 February 2007

    They look more like aliens than earth-forms, but according to Associate Professor Russ Hopcroft, the thousands of microscopic marine animals that make up the 'zooplankton' in our oceans, are a critical part of the marine ecosystem...

  • Tides in the atmosphere

    2 February 2007

    To understand our atmosphere and predict its response to change, we need an understanding of all the processes going on within it, throughout its depth, and from pole to pole.

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