06 February, 2019 — by Nicholas O'Flaherty
A huge void has been discovered beneath the mighty Thwaites Glacier in West Antarctica.
04 November, 2018 — by Nicholas O'Flaherty
At the extreme inner recess of the Ronne-Filchner Ice Shelf, the 5m tidal range moves the grounding line of the Foundation Ice Stream 20km back and forth with each tide
17 October, 2018 — by Nicholas O'Flaherty
Seismographs on Earth's largest ice shelf detected vibrations caused by winds blowing across the snow on the surface.
First plane of the season lands at the South Pole.
It looks like Antarctic sea ice reached its max extent for 2018 on 2 October, at 18.15million km2.
Australia Post has marked the 30 years of service for icebreaker RSV Aurora Australis
The new British icebreaker, RRS Sir David Attenborough will be larger than existing ships used by the British Antarctic Survey.
20 May, 2018 — by Nicholas O'Flaherty
Australia will build the first paved runway in Antarctica, 6km from Davis Station, providing year-round air access to the continent, and complementing the summer-only runway on hard ice at Wilkins.
07 January, 2016 — by Staff Reporter
A team of scientists supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF) will be taking off in a specially-modified Gulfstream V jet this month as they survey remote parts of the Southern Ocean.
16 July, 2017 — by Nicholas O'Flaherty
In this podcast, we talk to Lewis Pugh, UN Patron of the Oceans, about the Ross Sea Marine Protected Area
11 July, 2017 — by Nicholas O'Flaherty
In this podcast, we talk to Professor Robin Bell of Lamont- Doherty Earth Observatory, about the Gamburtsev Mountains in Antartica.
10 November, 2015 — by Staff Reporter
A team led by Regina Eisert of Gateway Antarctica at New Zealand's Canterbury University, has found that Type-C Killer Whales travel great distances from the Ross Sea to waters north of New Zealand.
03 May, 2018 — by Nicholas O'Flaherty
The first egg of the season has been spotted at the Emperor penguin colony at Dumont D’Urville Station