Spacecraft that can see through cloud get their first good look at the frozen block known as A74.
An ice block approaching the size of London splits from the White Continent, close to Halley station.
Scientists will send robotic vehicles under the colossal berg drifting in the South Atlantic.
Lake sediments on remote Marion Island tell the story of the Southern Hemisphere's westerlies.
Maps will feature peaks and glaciers named for British individuals who've advanced polar science.
High resolution imagery shows ocean waves are taking their toll on the giant ice block called A68a.
The great whales are returning to the island that hosted the industry that nearly destroyed them.
The Stirling High School students used satellite imagery and computer software to search for the birds.
Counting the birds as four species will help conservation efforts, and threats from climate change.
Four years in the making, Britain's new £200m polar ship has left the builder's yard for testing.