Antarctic researchers from the University of Tasmania this month enjoyed a front row seat as a segment of the Sørsdal Glacier ice shelf - six kilometres long and up to a kilometre wide - broke off into the Southern Ocean.
18 Feb 2019
The view looking up from the seafloor to the underside of the sea ice shows a landscape that has been experienced in real time by only a few people on the planet.Broad meadows of sea ice algae span as far as the camera on the remotely operated vehicle can see.
14 Feb 2019
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