'Jet in a box' powers remote Halley Antarctic base

Engineers succeed in automating science experiments at the UK's Halley research station.

By Jonathan Amos | June 25, 2019 | bbcnews
~5 mins   

Tags: earth-science antarctic

Antarctic glaciers to honour 'satellite heroes'

Antarctic glaciers are named after the spacecraft that revolutionised our understanding of the continent.

By Jonathan Amos | June 7, 2019 | bbcnews
~5 mins   

Tags: earth-science space-exploration european-space-agency antarctic

Climate change: Global sea level rise could be bigger than expected

Researchers say sea levels may rise by 2m by the end of this century, double current predictions.

By Matt McGrath | May 20, 2019 | bbcnews
~5 mins   

Tags: oceans antarctic climate-change

Rise in global sea levels could have 'profound consequences'

Researchers say global sea levels may rise by 2m by the end of this century, double the current predictions.

By Matt McGrath | May 20, 2019 | bbcnews
~5 mins   

Tags: antarctic climate-change

Antarctic instability 'is spreading'

Almost a quarter of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet is now unstable, according to a new study.

By Jonathan Amos | May 16, 2019 | bbcnews
~5 mins   

Tags: earth-science oceans earth-observation european-space-agency antarctic climate-change

Signs of faster melting in world's largest ice shelf

Part of the world's largest ice shelf is melting 10 times faster than the rest, shedding light on how it might respond to climate change.

BBC Science News | April 30, 2019 | bbcnews
~3 mins   

Tags: antarctic climate-change

Antarctica: Thousands of emperor penguin chicks wiped out

The second largest emperor penguin colony in Antarctica disappears, satellite images show.

By Jonathan Amos | April 24, 2019 | bbcnews
~5 mins   

Tags: penguins icebergs antarctic climate-change

Thousands of penguin chicks wiped out

The second largest emperor penguin colony in Antarctica disappears, satellite images show.

By Jonathan Amos | April 24, 2019 | bbcnews
~4 mins   

Tags: penguins icebergs antarctic climate-change

Climate change: European team to drill for 'oldest ice' in Antarctica

The near-3km-long Antarctic ice core should reveal the cause of a key shift in Earth's climate past.

By Jonathan Amos | April 9, 2019 | bbcnews
~7 mins   

Tags: geology earth-science antarctic climate-change

Antarctic: No role for climate in Halley iceberg splitting

Scientists say natural events are driving the ice changes near Britain's Halley base in Antarctica.

By Jonathan Amos | April 5, 2019 | bbcnews
~5 mins   

Tags: icebergs earth-science antarctic

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