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Tales of Past Warm Climates

ABOARD THE JOIDES RESOLUTION, OFF THE COAST OF WILKES LAND, ANTARCTICA– Wow! What a week! We just finished retrieving our final core from the bottom of a drill hole more than 1 km in length. We’ve now recovered and described sediments that range in age from a few million to more than 36 million years old, all in the span of about 9 days... {Read More »}

The South Pole’s Best View

SOUTH POLE, ANTARCTICA-- Take in the view, see some of the ARO (Atmospheric Research Observatory) meteorological tower instruments, and watch a LC-130 Hercules land from one of the best views at the South Pole... {Read More »}