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Antarctic Ice Shelf Spawns Iceberg A-83
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Antarctic Ice Shelf Spawns Iceberg A-83

The Brunt Ice Shelf lost a large wedge of floating ice, the third sizeable iceberg to calve from the shelf in recent years.

Published May 23, 2024

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Antarctic Sea Ice Sees Record Low Growth  
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Antarctic Sea Ice Sees Record Low Growth  

Satellite data shows that Antarctic sea ice reached its lowest maximum extent on record on September 10, 2023.

Published Sep 26, 2023

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Clear Days for Iceberg Spotting
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Clear Days for Iceberg Spotting

The summer sky was unusually cloud-free when NASA’s Aqua satellite passed over the Antarctic Peninsula.

Published Jan 10, 2023

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Arctic Sea Ice Tied for 10th-Lowest on Record
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Arctic Sea Ice Tied for 10th-Lowest on Record

The summer 2022 extent of Arctic sea ice continued the downward trend under way since the 1980s.

Published Sep 22, 2022

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Larsen B Embayment Breaks Up
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Larsen B Embayment Breaks Up

After more than a decade fastened to the coastline, a large expanse of sea ice broke away from the Antarctic Peninsula in January 2022.

Published Feb 1, 2022

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