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|Author: ||Department of Invertebrates at the Royal Belgian Institute of National Sciences |
|Description||Researching biodiversity in the Southern Ocean, specializing in databases, reference collections, and a network of contributing specialists. |
|Author: ||Michael Steuck|
|Description||Fly over Cape Roberts onto the continent, through the dry valleys, over mountain ranges, and glaciers, then around Koettlize Glacier onto the Ross Ice Shelf, over the Black and White Islands, McMurdo Research Station, Ross Island, and Mount Erebus. EROS created the fly-through by merging Landsat ETM+ sensor's natural color bands 3, 2, and 1 (red, green, blue) with the panchromatic band 8 for a pan-sharpened view at 15-m spatial resolution.|
|Author: ||Michael Steuck|
|Description||Start high above the Washington Monument, then fly from east to west over the United States, and the Pacific Ocean to Antarctica. Zoom in on Wright and Taylor Dry Valleys, over Hut Point Peninsula and McMurdo Research Station on Ross Island, then continue to explore more of the dry valleys. EROS created this fly-through with late 1990's data from Landsat 5 Thematic Mapper sensor bands 2, 4, and 7 (green, near-infrared, mid-infrared) at 30-m spatial resolution.|
|Author: ||Cold Regions Project, American Geological Institute|
|Description||Covers all disciplines related to the region and is produced with support from the NSF with contributions from the Scott Polar Research Institute at the University of Cambridge.|
|Author: ||Florida State University|
|Description||Sediment and drill core archive, current coring projects, database, and more|
|URL: ||http://www3.nationalgeographic.com/places/continents/continent_antarctica.html |
|Author: ||National Geographic|
|Description||Scientists are studying environmental changes that have resulted in a vast decline in numbers of krill-tiny, shrimplike creatures that are the backbone of the food chain in the surrounding seas. As Antarctica becomes less isolated, the challenge will be to protect these ecosystems and the seals, penguins, and whales that rely on them.
|Author: ||Charles Swithinbank, Richard S. Williams, Jr., Jane G. Ferrigno, Kevin M. Foley, and Christine E. Rosanova|
|Description||Up to 30 years of documented change over coastal regions of Antarctica|
|Author: ||USGS Earth Surface Dynamics Program|
|Description||Research activities--understanding the interrelationships among earth surface processes, ecological systems, and human activities|
|Author: ||European Space Agency (ESA)|
|Description||The European Space Agency is Europe's gateway to space. Its mission is to shape the development of Europe's space capability and ensure that investment in space continues to deliver benefits to the citizens of Europe.
|Author: ||Projects is coordinated by Principal Investigator Jeffrey S. Kargel of the Arizona Department of Hydrology and Water Resources, and the National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) and the USGS Astrogeology Research Program.|
|Description||Monitoring the world's glaciers, over 60 institutions involved|
|Author: ||International Council for Science (ICSU) and the World Meteorological Organization (WMO)|
|Description||Real-time scientific collaborations, exhibitions, teaching and learning, films, documentaries, and contacting scientists while they are in the field.|
|Author: ||USGS EROS|
|Description||New four page LIMA Fact Sheet from USGS EROS. Presents full-color LIMA images, description of the LIMA project, and how LIMA was created, including Landsat scene selection, scene preparation, and the mosaicking process. Also includes information about LIMA Web site and LIMA products. |
|Description||The Landsat Image Mosaic of Antarctica (LIMA) is the first-ever true-color high-resolution satellite view of the Antarctic continent enabling everyone to see Antarctica as it appears in real life. This web site is designed as part of the International Polar Year to familiarize people with Antarctica, to explore the richness its features, to learn about why Antarctica matters to us all, and to explain and demonstrate how scientists use satellite imagery to study the continent.|
|Author: ||NSF and USGS|
|Description||Premier facility for examining, sampling, and analyzing ice cores|
|Description||IPY information, scientific research, data, education, and outreach|
|Author: ||British Antarctic Survey|
|Description||The Polar View programme is now extending services to the Southern Hemisphere. This will initially focus on delivering near real time information to contribute to safe and efficient ship navigation in sea ice. Users will primarily consist of national science programmes and tour ships, with later inclusion of other operators such as commercial shipping companies.
|Author: ||International Council for Science (ICSU)|
|Description||SCAR is the inter-disciplinary committee of the ICSU and initiates, develops, and coordinates international scientific research in the Antarctic region|
|Description||Satellite Image Atlas of Glaciers of the World and Coastal-Change Glaciological Map of Antarctica projects.|