Antarctic Watch Headlines 11/09/2022

Scientists Are Uncovering Ominous Waters Under Antarctic Ice
Wired, 2022-11-08
A super-pressurized, 290-mile-long river is running under the ice sheet. That could be bad news for sea-level rise.

Antarctic Research Station Kept on Track by BIM Teaming
Engineering News-Record, 2022-11-09
The British Antarctic Survey’s Antarctic Infrastructure Modernization Program includes the largest building yet at BAS’ Rothera station—the 50,0000-sq-ft Discovery Building.

Introducing polar bears to the Antarctic to control the penguin population?
WGN-TV, 2022-11-09
Dear Tom,I heard there are plans to introduce polar bears to Antarctica to control the growing penguin population there. Is this true?Gabriel S., Chicago Dear Gabriel,It is most definitely not

Covid outbreak at Antarctic research station forces temporary travel ban
NBC News on, 2022-11-07
A Covid outbreak at McMurdo Station in Antarctica has forced U.S. officials to temporarily halt all travel to the remote outpost.

Virtual Launch of ‘The Pole of Possibility,’ A World-First Women’s Sit-Ski Antarctic Expedition, 2022-11-09
Join paralympic gold medallist Karen Darke for a live virtual event on Nov. 16 to kick-off the expedition and a new crowdsourced story project Paralympic gold medallist and adventurer Karen Darke will

The mysterious river hidden under the Antarctic Ice Sheet that could be speeding up ice loss, study finds
Daily Mail, 2022-10-27
A river longer than the Thames has been discovered under the Antarctic Ice Sheet, and scientists say it could be speeding up ice loss as the climate warms. The 286 mile-long (460 km) waterway has …

British Antarctic Survey participating at the UN COP27 convention in Egypt
MercoPress, 2022-11-08
BAS Ella showed work projecting future #polar #ClimateChange British Antarctic Survey (BAS) scientists will participate in the 27th session of the United Nations National Framework Convention on Climate Change, hosted by the Arab Republic of Egypt until 18 …

River longer than the Thames beneath Antarctic ice sheet could affect ice loss
Science Daily, 2022-10-27
An unexpected river under the Antarctic ice sheet affects the flow and melting of ice, potentially accelerating ice loss as the climate warms. The 460km-long river is revealed in a new study …

BAS has launched its Antarctic field season with an ambitious range of projects
MercoPress, 2022-11-05
The British Antarctic Survey, BAS, Antarctic field season has begun, with a challenging and ambitious range of projects to be delivered at five BAS research stations and across the wider continent. Over 500 people are working in Antarctica this season on BAS research stations,