Tag: South Pole

Scientists Unveil The Most Complete And Accurate Map Of Antarctica Ever Made

Reference Elevation Model of Antarctica or REMA was born out of the partnership between researchers from University of Minnesota and The Ohio State University. It is the most detailed map of the continent to date.

Earth/Environment September 10, 2018

Earth's Magnetic Poles May Flip, And The Effects Could Be Deadly

The Earth's north and south magnetic poles are due for a reverse. The last time it shifted was some 780,000 years ago in a Laschamp event. Can human race survive this kind of pole reversal?

Space January 31, 2018

Antarctica Glows Blue: NASA AIM Observes Early Noctilucent Cloud Season Over Southern Hemisphere

According to NASA data, the sky above Antarctica is glowing blue as the noctilucent, or night-shining, clouds have arrived in the Southern Hemisphere. However, the early onset has baffled scientists with some suspecting its linkages with the warming of Arctic region.

Earth/Environment December 5, 2016

First In 4 Million Years: CO2 Rates In Antarctica Hit 400 PPM

On May 23, the planet reached a new climate change milestone. For the first time in 4 million years, Earth's carbon dioxide concentrations at the South Pole hit 400 parts per million.

Earth/Environment June 17, 2016

Nature finally sets Russian, Chinese vessels free

Nature had trapped the Russian vessel Akademik Shokalskiy and its rescuer Chinese vessel Xue Long but has now decided to release the two ships from the South Pole.

Society January 9, 2014

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