Pick a summit, gear up and climb on

...and has travelled the globe and climbed the tallest mountains on six continents. He is planning to climb Mount Vinson on Antarctica next year, making his continent checklist seven for seven.The speech, which was an abbreviated version of Beede's book...
Students invited to submit entries for Antarctic Art Contest

...artwork will be displayed by the University of Alaska Fairbanks, the National Science Foundation, and research sites in Antarctica. An online gallery will also show winning and honorable mention artwork.The contest explores how art and science rely on...
Juneau runner excels in Antarctica

McMURDO, Antarctica -- Juneau's own Hiram Henry has...held at McMurdo research station in Antarctica, where he works, and he's keeping...loose volcanic rock and dust. Since Antarctica is a frozen desert, there is no organic...
Antarctica is a place where science has no borders

...paleontology... Science is everywhere in Antarctica. Sit down with any random person at...flight path to cross their airspace. In Antarctica the seas are frozen, there are no cities...It's science without borders. "Antarctica is sort of a laboratory for the rest...
Flight to Antarctica not exactly first-class

...Sitka, or Ketchikan. Try flying to Antarctica. Then try and try again. The weather...runway floating atop the Ross Sea in Antarctica. Visibility of at least three miles...Angeles I checked in at the International Antarctica Center, a complex of white buildings...
From Gustavus to Antarctica

...sign her 2004 memoir, "Swimming to Antarctica." The 336-page book chronicles her...through 32-degree water to the shore of Antarctica in 2002. Cox began writing the book...She's also published a version of the Antarctica chapter in The New Yorker. "Prior...
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Juneau's attraction to Antarctica's most famous resident

...comment. Jacquet has been filming in Antarctica since 1991, when he answered a classified...the coldest recorded temperature in antarctica was on july 21, 1983, when the temperature...emperor penguins in 42 colonies, all on antarctica. penguins live in the sea from january...
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Alaska Science Forum: Earth's coldest spot is not in Alaska

...on a south-facing ridge in western Antarctica. According to the man who noticed the...Colo., that and another day during Antarctica's polar night are the coldest surface...February. The satellite orbits over Antarctica (and Alaska) and has a sensitive temperature...
Bird Bits: Look for the red-tailed hawk as fall migration mounts

It's fall bird migration. Destinations vary from Antarctica to Southeast Alaska. The female and male Canada goose look alike with the male slightly larger. But alas, similarly alike in...
Make some noise! Melting glaciers do ...

...Panhandle just 4 miles from 18,008-foot Mount St. Elias. They also sampled sound at nearby Yakutat Bay and at Andvord Bay in Antarctica.Researcher Jeff Nystuen of the University of Washington's Applied Physics Laboratory, who had had used hydrophones to...


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