A new study of the rate at which Antarctica’s Totten Glacier ice shelf is melting has highlighted the difficulty of distinguishing between ice-loss caused by climate change and melting driven by natural ocean processes.
22 Aug 2018
Two new studies have found that the productivity and diversity of phytoplankton in the ocean surrounding Antarctica are at risk from rising CO2 levels.
9 Aug 2018
IMAS researchers Dr Vanessa Lucieer, Erica Spain and Amy Nau this week completed a 20-day voyage to New Zealand’s Bay of Plenty on the National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA)’s RV Tangaroa, under the watchful eye of the of the Whakaari/White Island volcano (Whakaari pron: far-car-ri).
27 Jul 2018
A new IMAS-led paper published in the science journal Nature Climate Change has highlighted the challenges faced by scientists, governments and communities as rising levels of CO2 are absorbed by the world’s oceans.
27 Jul 2018
A new IMAS-led study has revealed a previously undocumented process where melting glacial ice sheets change the ocean in a way that further accelerates the rate of ice melt and sea level rise.
27 Apr 2018