While much of that area has yet to see dramatic warming, the Antarctic Peninsula
- the most northerly part - has warmed 2.5C since 1950, according to the National Snow and Ice Data Center.
For the past 40 years, the population of Adelie Penguins, among the most common penguins in Antarctica, has been steadily declining on the West Antarctic Peninsula
. But in 2014, scientists examining satellite imagery saw telltale guano stains on the Danger Islands, a chain of islands off the Antarctic Peninsula
's northern tip.
Following a 16-hour flight and a gruelling seven days of sailing, Catherine and her team finally reached the Antarctic Peninsula
Those who take cruises across Drake Passage to polar destinations are looking at 50,000-200,000 yuan, while those who take planes from Chile or Argentina before switching to cruises on the Antarctic Peninsula
would likely have to pay 120,000-160,000 yuan.
As part of a programme to investigate the response of the Antarctic Peninsula
Ice Sheet to climate change, Hambrey had arranged to undertake fieldwork on Alexander with the support of the British Antarctic Survey from their station at Rothera.
[USA], Oct 24 (ANI): Operation IceBridge, NASA's aerial survey of polar ice, captured two tabular icebergs while flying over the northern Antarctic Peninsula
Antarctic Marine Living Resources, or AMLR, Program of the NOAA Fisheries Service has conducted ship-based acoustic and oceanographic research surveys around the Antarctic Peninsula
the british antarctic survey (bas) carries out an ambitious and challenging programme of science on the antarctic peninsula
. rothera research station is the largest british antarctic facility, is a centre for biological research and a hub for supporting deep-field and air operations.
Areas of the West Antarctic Peninsula
may become too warm for many native species, according to the study.
The calving of the iceberg, which is likely to be named A68, reduces the size of the Larsen C Ice Shelf by around 12% and will change the landscape of the Antarctic Peninsula
forever, the scientists said.
In 2009, more than 150 passengers and crew were evacuated after the MTV Explorer sank after striking an iceberg off the Antarctic peninsula
"Temperature increases over roughly the past half century on the Antarctic Peninsula
have had a dramatic effect on moss banks growing in the region," said Dr Matt Amesbury, of the University of Exeter.