Newcastle University team in Antarctica to take temperature of the ocean as part of research project – ChronicleLive

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Nov 292017
 

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Newcastle University team in Antarctica to take temperature of the ocean as part of research project
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A team from Tyneside has arrived in Antarctica as part of a project to take the temperature of the ocean. Newcastle University's Dr Miguel Morales Maqueda, Alethea Mountford and Liam Rogerson have joined the ORCHESTRA research project (Ocean …

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Massive offshore oil well leaked 10,500 litres into the ocean off Australia’s coast for TWO MONTHS – but officials ‘covered it up’ and still won’t reveal where it happened

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May 182017
 

The leak went on for up to 60 days and spilled oil at a rate of up to 175 litres a day, a spokesman told Daily Mail Australia. But Nopsema declined to reveal exactly where the spill occurred or the company involved, only that it occurred in the North West …
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Changing atmospheric conditions may contribute to stronger ocean waves in Antarctica – Phys.Org

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Jan 132017
 

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Changing atmospheric conditions may contribute to stronger ocean waves in Antarctica
Phys.Org
It's not a new phenomenon; this "thumb" of Antarctica, which juts out into the stormy Southern Ocean, has lost more than 28,000 square kilometers of floating ice—almost as large as Massachusetts—over the past half-century. This has included the
A journey to Antarctica: Life on the frozen planetNew Zealand Herald

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Scientists confirm that warm ocean water is melting the biggest glacier in East Antarctica – Washington Post

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Dec 182016
 

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Scientists confirm that warm ocean water is melting the biggest glacier in East Antarctica
Washington Post
Scientists at institutions in the United States and Australia on Friday published a set of unprecedented ocean observations near the largest glacier of the largest ice sheet in the world: Totten glacier, East Antarctica. And the result was a troubling
East Antarctica is Melting From Above and BelowClimate Central
This Melting Glacier in Antarctica Could Raise Sea Levels By 11 FeetMotherboard
Antarctic research into warm water causing rapid glacial ice meltABC Online
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Antarctica’s ocean colour scene now under international protection – Irish Times

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Nov 262016
 

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Antarctica's ocean colour scene now under international protection
Irish Times
It is easy to be gloomy about the future of the planet – except, perhaps, for 1.55 million sq/km of water in the Southern Ocean. The Antarctic's Ross Sea made fleeting headlines 10 days before the US presidential election when it became the world's
National Portrait: Peter YoungStuff.co.nz

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Antarctica’s Southern Ocean May No Longer Help Delay Global Warming – Scientific American

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Nov 162016
 

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Antarctica's Southern Ocean May No Longer Help Delay Global Warming
Scientific American
Although controversial when she encountered it back in 1994, this powerful upwelling is now recognized as a hallmark of the Southern Ocean, a mysterious beast that swirls around Antarctica, driven by the world's strongest sustained winds. The Southern …

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Nations push to protect Antarctica’s ‘last ocean’ – BBC News – BBC News

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Oct 272016
 

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Nations push to protect Antarctica's 'last ocean' – BBC News
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Campaigners believe a long-standing proposal to establish a vast marine protected area (MPA) in the waters around Antarctica will be accepted this week.

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Could Massive White Cliffs Be Forming Beneath Antarctica’s Ocean? – Live Science

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Sep 162016
 

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Could Massive White Cliffs Be Forming Beneath Antarctica's Ocean?
Live Science
What's more, a massive new set of cliffs could be forming right now in the Southern Ocean near Antarctica as tiny algae shed their calcium-laden shells. However, depositing enough of that mineral, called calcite, to form similar cliffs could take

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Antarctica’s southerly winds have made the Southern Ocean less salty – Stuff.co.nz

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Sep 112016
 

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Antarctica's southerly winds have made the Southern Ocean less salty
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Northward-moving sea ice from Antarctica, blown by increasingly strong southerly winds over the Ross Sea, is thought to be the reason behind changing the salt levels in the ocean, which surrounds Antarctica. In the new study published in Nature, Swiss

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As sea ice around Antarctica melts, the Southern Ocean is becoming fresher – ScienceAlert

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Sep 022016
 

As sea ice around Antarctica melts, the Southern Ocean is becoming fresher
ScienceAlert
Scientists have found that the Southern Ocean – which surrounds Antarctica – has been experiencing an increase in sea ice, which is slowly drifting northwards. When this saltless sea ice melts back into the ocean and into warmer northern seas, it
Is melting ice lowering the salinity of the Southern Ocean? – FuturityFuturity: Research News

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