Arctic&Antarctic

Seattle-based icebreaker will make Northwest Passage transit in new Arctic mission

Seattle-based icebreaker will make Northwest Passage transit...

A Seattle-based Coast Guard icebreaker damaged by a shipboard fire in 2020 is back...

Ukraine allocates funds for a new icebreaker for Antarctic expeditions

Ukraine allocates funds for a new icebreaker for Antarctic...

The Ukrainian government has allocated funds for the purchase of a research vessel...

National Geographic recognizes Southern Ocean as Earth's 5th ocean

National Geographic recognizes Southern Ocean as Earth's...

Nat Geo cartographers say the swift current circling Antarctica keeps the waters...

Study: Arctic sea ice thinning faster than expected

Study: Arctic sea ice thinning faster than expected

Sea ice in the coastal regions of the Arctic may be thinning up to twice as fast...

Sustaining the Arctic Data Center enables research advances by using open data

Sustaining the Arctic Data Center enables research advances...

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has reaffirmed its commitment to data archiving...

Icebreaker's cyclone encounter reveals faster sea ice decline

Icebreaker's cyclone encounter reveals faster sea ice decline

For the first time ever, scientists were able to see exactly what happens to the...

Scientists study how Antarctic seals and penguins react to drones versus ground surveys

Scientists study how Antarctic seals and penguins react...

Drones May be the Answer to Less-Invasive Ecological Monitoring

Underwater robot reveals how Thwaites Glacier is melting

Underwater robot reveals how Thwaites Glacier is melting

For the first time, researchers have collected data from underneath the remote Thwaites...

Aker Arctic completes full-scale ice trials of icebreaking bow Saimaa and tug Calypso

Aker Arctic completes full-scale ice trials of icebreaking...

In late March, Aker Arctic conduced full-scale ice trials for the self-propelled...

Polarstern expedition investigates massive calved iceberg

Polarstern expedition investigates massive calved iceberg

Experts explore for the first time life on the seafloor in a region formerly covered...

RRS James Clark Ross departs Antarctica for the final time

RRS James Clark Ross departs Antarctica for the final time

After 30 years of service, the JCR will retire at the end of the 20/21 Antarctic...

Lakes isolated beneath Antarctic ice could be more amenable to life than thought

Lakes isolated beneath Antarctic ice could be more amenable...

This is the finding of a new study that could help researchers determine the best...

Explorers set out to become the first to row the notorious 2,300 mile Arctic route

Explorers set out to become the first to row the notorious...

Solis Marine Consultants sponsors Northwest Passage Expedition

UCI and NASA JPL scientists study impact of warm, salty water beneath glaciers

UCI and NASA JPL scientists study impact of warm, salty...

UCI and NASA JPL researchers used boats, aircraft and other methods to quantify...

Crowley awarded fuel distribution contract for Arctic North Warning System

Crowley awarded fuel distribution contract for Arctic North...

The U.S. Defense Logistics Agency-Energy (DLA-Energy) has awarded Crowley Solutions...

Two months at sea to explore the Southern Ocean's contribution to climate regulation

Two months at sea to explore the Southern Ocean's contribution...

The Southern Ocean, which surrounds the Antarctic continent, south of the Atlantic,...

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