Category Archives: Polar Exploration and Science

Another Global Warming Expedition is Trapped in Polar Ice

Image: Daily Mail Update 31 Dec 2013 They went in search evidence of the world’s melting ice caps, but instead a team of climate scientists have been forced to abandon their mission … because the Antarctic ice is thicker than … Continue reading

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Desperate Times for Arctic Yachtsmen

Assured by climatologists and the BBC that the Arctic would be ice-free this past summer, dozens of yachtsmen raced to be the first through the new “Northwest Passage.” Unfortunately, the real climate does not listen to the BBC or to … Continue reading

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Antarctic Station Survival: Modular Units on Skis

A new type of Antarctic research station appears to be more likely to survive the harsh polar conditions over a longer period of time, than its predecessors. Accumulating snow and ice along with movement of ice toward the sea, have … Continue reading

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