Two Icebergs breaking from Antarctica

In these satellite images, two icebergs the size of Manhattan, breaking from the Antarctica’s Nansen ice shelf.

By | Apr 15, 2016|Categories: Natural phenomena|Tags: , |

Circulation of the Southern Ocean

A remarkably detailed animation of the movement of the densest and coldest water in the world around Antarctica has been produced using data generated on Australia’s most powerful supercomputer, Raijin.

By | Nov 26, 2015|Categories: Natural phenomena|Tags: , , |

Antarctica is gaining more ice than it’s losing

No, global warming hasn’t been cancelled, although according to a NASA study, Antarctica is gaining more ice than it’s losing.

By | Nov 3, 2015|Categories: Natural phenomena|Tags: , , |

Ozone Hole grew in 2015

The ozone hole over Antarctica grew relatively large in 2015. On October 2, 2015, the hole had reached its largest single-day area for the year.

By | Oct 27, 2015|Categories: Natural phenomena|Tags: |

2015 Antarctic sea ice return toward normalcy

Antarctica sea ice maximum in 2015. For the past three years, sea ice at maximum set records. In 2015 that didn’t happen. Scientist called it “a return toward normalcy.”

By | Oct 23, 2015|Categories: Natural phenomena|Tags: , , |

Cosmic fire in Antarctica

This rare image of the aurora australis, is a well-deserved bonus for the crew of 13 who are spending the winter months in Concordia station in Antarctica, cut off for nine months from friends and family.

By | Aug 27, 2015|Categories: Natural phenomena|Tags: , |

Blue Moon Halo in Antarctica

An amazing image with a rare halo, 22 degree rings around the full moon, caused by ice crystals falling in the Earth’s atmosphere, in Antarctica.   Image credit LI Hang

By | Aug 11, 2015|Categories: Natural phenomena|Tags: , , , |

Antarctica – upon reflection

Antarctica. But something isn’t quite right here. Watch the video to see if you can spot what it is…

By | Aug 2, 2015|Categories: Natural phenomena|Tags: |

New detailed view of Antarctica’s Ocean currents

This visualization from the Lab’s MPAS-Ocean Model, shows in high-resolution the ocean currents and eddies in a global ocean simulation with the Antarctic in the center.

By | May 18, 2015|Categories: Technology news|Tags: , , |

Beautiful Antarctica

This amazing video was shot during a 20 days trip to Antarctica in December 2014 to January 2015…

By | Apr 28, 2015|Categories: Natural phenomena|Tags: , |