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Alaska Science Forum: The last intact ecosystem on Earth

...longline fishing for toothfish in the Ross Sea. Ships chugged southward from all...studying fish at McMurdo Station in the Ross Sea have caught fewer toothfish each year...egg, larvae or small adult in the Ross Sea and have no idea how effective the...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-01-17/alaska-science-forum-last-intact-eco
Outdoors
Arts calendar

...Thursday-Tuesday, April 18-23. Synopsis: The Ross Sea, Antarctica, is the most pristine...David Ainley has been traveling to the Ross Sea to study this unique ecosystem for...has recently found its way to the Ross Sea. It is targeting Antarctic toothfish...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-04-18/art-events-music
Art
NC man joins fight to save historic Arctic exploration vessel

...was a smoking, active volcano - Mount Erebus," he said.The Glacier's primary mission was to break up ice in the Ross Sea to McMurdo Station and escort cargo vessels to and from the base. The ship was built to break through ice up to 20 feet...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-07-29/nc-man-joins-fight-save-historic-arctic
State
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...change in elevation for katabatic winds to blow down. The average for Antarctic sea ice may be only two feet, but in the Ross Sea around McMurdo the ice is on the upper end of the scale. This year the Polar Sea struggled to break through soft ice...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010701/Ope_Southern.shtml
Ship's motto: 'Break ice, drink beer'

...change in elevation for katabatic winds to blow down. The average for Antarctic sea ice may be only two feet, but in the Ross Sea around McMurdo the ice is on the upper end of the scale. This year the Polar Sea struggled to break through soft ice...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010701/Ope_Southern.html
Opinion
Living at the other end of the earth

...of waves and Parker easily imagines she is looking across Lynn Canal at the Chilkat Mountains, instead of across the Ross Sea at the Royal Society Mountain Range. "It feels comfortable," said Parker, who has lived in Juneau more than 20 years...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020401/Ins_Antarctica.html
Inside
Flight to Antarctica not exactly first-class

...flying to Antarctica. Then try and try again. The weather has to be perfect to land on the ice runway floating atop the Ross Sea in Antarctica. Visibility of at least three miles is needed for the massive C141 military plane loaded with 68 passengers...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/112600/Ope_Flight.html
Opinion
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...of waves and Parker easily imagines she is looking across Lynn Canal at the Chilkat Mountains, instead of across the Ross Sea at the Royal Society Mountain Range. "It feels comfortable," said Parker, who has lived in Juneau more than 20 years...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020401/Ins_Antarctica.shtml
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