Cool science

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • A sonobuoy being released from the Aurora Australis

    Songs in the Southern Ocean

    20 July 2007

    The enchanting songs of whales will help us learn more about their relative abundance and distribution in the vast Southern Ocean.

  • First harbingers of ozone depletion detected

    5 June 2007

    The first Polar Stratospheric Clouds (PSC) for the year have been detected over Davis.

  • Estimating sea ice extent from continental ice cores

    24 May 2007

    Changing climate - a story told by sea ice

  • Deploying a net from the trawl deck of the Aurora Australis

    Tracking marine animals

    30 April 2007

    Precision sampling of the feeding behaviour of predators is made possible by software developed to show their location in near real time. This information helps build dynamic food web models.

  • 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...

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