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Alaska Science Forum: The last intact ecosystem on Earth

...have pulled toothfish from the waters ever since.Since fishing began, O'Brien's colleagues studying fish at McMurdo Station in the Ross Sea have caught fewer toothfish each year. It is now a major event when one comes up on their fishing lines...
NC man joins fight to save historic Arctic exploration vessel

...established permanent bases in Antarctica, including McMurdo Station, the largest community and research center at the...primary mission was to break up ice in the Ross Sea to McMurdo Station and escort cargo vessels to and from the base. The...
Fox, Albrecht wed

...received his degree in fisheries from the University of Idaho and completed an internship with Raytheon Polar Services at McMurdo Station in Antarctica. He is a carpenter in Spokane. The bridesmaids were Meghan Salveson and Hilary Young. The groomsmen...
Living at the other end of the earth

...watched two herbies tear through McMurdo Station soon after he arrived. Stealth...moss in the volcanic rock around McMurdo Station, Antarctica. Rare patches of...take him away from the noise of McMurdo Station, with its constantly rumbling...
Flight to Antarctica not exactly first-class

...After making sure the clothes fit, we were told a shuttle would pick us up at 5:45 a.m. for our flight to McMurdo Station, the largest of three U.S. science research facilities in Antarctica. Instead I was woken at 4 a.m. by a knock...
It's spring, but something is missing

McMurdo Station in Antarctica is just like a small college set in a mining camp thousands of miles from anywhere and anything except ice. Which...
Two solo shows open at state museum Friday

...He has spent six austral summers and four austral winters in Antarctica, including a summer and a winter season at McMurdo Station and a winter at Palmer Station as a participant in the National Science Foundation Antarctic Artists and Writers Program...
US senators move to save old ice breaker from scrap yard

...Administration (MARAD) to save this piece of floating history from the scrapyard.The ice breaker that helped found McMurdo Station on Antarctica and performed a record-breaking 39 Arctic and Antarctic deployments may become scrap despite more...
Historic ice breaker in drydock, future still uncertain

The ice breaker that helped found McMurdo Station on Antarctica, was once the flagship of Rear Adm. Richard E. Byrd and performed a record-breaking 39 Arctic and Antarctic...
Reprieve for icebreaker Polar Sea

...exploration, as well as more environmental and security concerns. The icebreakers also travel to Antarctica to resupply McMurdo Station.The hull is the costliest part of an icebreaker to build, said Brian Baird, a former Washington congressman who...


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