Polar Research News


Mission Press Releases

  • US signs agreement on enhancing international Arctic scientific cooperation
    National Science Foundation - Friday, May 12, 2017
    Posted on: 5/12/2017 9:45:38 PM PDT

  • NSF, U.K. jointly support research into fate of massive Antarctic glacier
    National Science Foundation - Friday, October 21, 2016
    Posted on: 10/21/2016 11:22:15 PM PDT

  • ESA and the European Polar Board sign a Memorandum of Understanding
    European Space Agency - Thursday, February 4, 2016
    Posted on: 2/4/2016 3:21:42 PM PDT

  • New Antarctic season tackles ambitious science and logistical challenges
    British Antarctic Survey - Tuesday, November 24, 2015
    Posted on: 11/25/2015 5:35:21 AM PDT

  • NASA Hosts Media Teleconference on West Antarctic Ice Sheet Findings
    NASA HQ - Friday, May 9, 2014
    Posted on: 5/9/2014 6:22:13 PM PDT

  • Trio of Complex Antarctic Science Projects Reach Significant Technological Milestones "on the Ice"
    National Science Foundation - Thursday, December 20, 2012
    Posted on: 12/21/2012 12:54:47 AM PDT

  • Clearest Evidence Yet of Polar Ice Losses (With Video)
    European Space Agency - Friday, November 30, 2012
    Posted on: 11/30/2012 7:30:33 PM PDT

  • Concordia Research Station in Antarctica: Ready for Winter
    European Space Agency - Sunday, November 25, 2012
    Posted on: 11/25/2012 10:07:36 PM PDT

  • The Contribution of Space Technologies to Arctic Policy Priorities
    European Space Agency - Monday, July 30, 2012
    Posted on: 7/30/2012 3:43:05 PM PDT

  • Wanted: doctors who are not afraid of the dark
    European Space Agency - Friday, May 11, 2012
    Posted on: 5/11/2012 5:38:01 PM PDT

  • NASA Continues Critical Survey Of Antarctica's Changing Ice
    NASA HQ - Thursday, October 13, 2011
    Posted on: 10/14/2011 1:34:11 AM PDT

  • Calling all candidates for Concordia
    European Space Agency - Thursday, April 21, 2011
    Posted on: 4/21/2011 5:45:57 PM PDT

  • ESA Arctic ice campaign takes off
    European Space Agency - Monday, April 11, 2011
    Posted on: 4/11/2011 6:05:38 PM PDT

  • Wheels Up For NASA Mission's Most Extensive Arctic Ice Survey
    NASA HQ - Tuesday, March 15, 2011
    Posted on: 3/15/2011 5:58:41 PM PDT

  • Life in an Antarctic lake
    University of California-Davis - Thursday, February 3, 2011
    Posted on: 2/3/2011 10:47:41 PM PDT

  • ERS satellite provides new insight into Greenland's plumbing
    - Saturday, January 29, 2011
    Posted on: 1/30/2011 1:36:02 AM PDT

  • Research at Antarctica's 'Mars on Earth' reveals non-organic mechanism for production of important greenhouse gas
    University of Georgia - Monday, May 10, 2010
    Posted on: 5/10/2010 8:03:32 AM PDT

  • NASA Media Briefing to Preview Major Antarctic Research Campaign
    NASA HQ - Monday, October 5, 2009
    Posted on: 10/5/2009 8:50:23 PM PDT

  • NASA Ice Satellite Maps Profound Polar Thinning
    Goddard Space Flight Center - Saturday, September 26, 2009
    Posted on: 9/26/2009 3:02:32 PM PDT

  • UCSB scientists propose Antarctic location for 'missing' ice sheet
    University of California Santa Barbara - Tuesday, August 25, 2009
    Posted on: 8/25/2009 11:42:15 AM PDT

  • Mission Status Releases

  • A Strategic Vision for NSF Investments in Antarctic and Southern Ocean Research
    National Academy of Sciences - October 30, 2015
    Posted on: 10/30/2015 9:00:11 PM PDT

  • NASA Solicitation Enhanced Arctic Domain Operations
    Marshall Space Flight Center - August 24, 2015
    Posted on: 8/24/2015 1:12:21 PM PDT

  • Successful Flights Mean More Access to Antarctica's McMurdo Station in Winter
    The Antarctic Sun - August 13, 2015
    Posted on: 8/14/2015 1:13:21 AM PDT

  • NASA Begins Sixth Year of Airborne Antarctic Ice Change Study
    NASA HQ - October 16, 2014
    Posted on: 10/16/2014 10:33:17 PM PDT

  • Planning and Implementation of Caretaker Status for U.S. Antarctic Program
    United States Antarctic Program - October 8, 2013
    Posted on: 10/8/2013 7:56:48 PM PDT

  • Yeti Robot Helps Conquer Some "Abominable" Polar Hazards
    - March 10, 2013
    Posted on: 3/11/2013 2:13:17 AM PDT

  • Summer Has Arrived at Concordia Research Base in Antarctica
    European Space Agency - November 9, 2012
    Posted on: 11/9/2012 6:10:25 PM PDT

  • Image: Video Chat Between the Space Station and Concordia Base in Antarctica
    NASA HQ - June 15, 2012
    Posted on: 6/15/2012 5:22:12 PM PDT

  • Yeti Robot Tackles Crevasse Detection in Polar Regions
    The Antarctic Sun - May 17, 2012
    Posted on: 5/17/2012 5:27:23 PM PDT

  • NASA's IceBridge 2012 Arctic Campaign Takes to the Skies
    Goddard Space Flight Center - March 16, 2012
    Posted on: 3/16/2012 2:50:44 PM PDT

  • Last Flight: South Pole Station settles in for another winter season
    The Antarctic Sun - February 21, 2012
    Posted on: 2/21/2012 4:27:48 PM PDT

  • CryoSat Breaks the Ice with Ocean Currents
    European Space Agency - February 6, 2012
    Posted on: 2/6/2012 1:48:36 PM PDT

  • South Pole hits record high temperature on Christmas Day
    The Antarctic Sun - January 10, 2012
    Posted on: 1/10/2012 2:36:00 PM PDT

  • Winter work order: South Pole research associates head into the cold in support of science
    The Antarctic Sun - August 4, 2011
    Posted on: 8/4/2011 8:37:46 PM PDT

  • Science Takes Off: Author Explores Connection Between Aviation and Polar Research
    The Antarctic Sun - February 12, 2011
    Posted on: 2/13/2011 2:26:16 AM PDT

  • State of the Antarctic: New SCAR report shows continent undergoing major changes
    The Antarctic Sun - December 22, 2009
    Posted on: 12/22/2009 4:18:54 PM PDT

  • Extreme outreach: CU-Boulder grad students head to Antarctica for research and education
    The Antarctic Sun - December 22, 2009
    Posted on: 12/22/2009 4:05:41 PM PDT

  • Deconstruction of the Dome - Iconic South Pole building to come down during 2009-10 season
    The Antarctic Sun - December 13, 2009
    Posted on: 12/13/2009 11:24:40 AM PDT

  • Old ice: Climate record from last 2.5 million years may sit at the surface of Allan Hills
    The Antarctic Sun - October 12, 2009
    Posted on: 10/12/2009 9:23:34 PM PDT

  • Moving parts - South Pole machinist has varied career in crime-fighting, crafting high-tech pieces
    The Antarctic Sun - July 18, 2009
    Posted on: 7/18/2009 12:28:52 PM PDT