Blogs and Writing

Snow on Ice: The little orange submarine #3


Snow on Ice: Thwaites Glacier Science at Sea

The ship bobbed lazily in the Straits of Magellan, ringed by the snow-capped mountains of the far southern Andes, the sun becoming quite warm, the water still as glass.

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Snow on Ice: Setting Sail #2


Snow on Ice: Thwaites Glacier Science at Sea

We arrived into Punta Arenas on January 26th and met our US Antarctic Program (USAP) representative, Maribel.

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Snow on Ice: Headed south #1


Snow on Ice: Thwaites Glacier Science at Sea
Join Tasha Snow as she reports life on the N.B. Palmer on a research voyage to Amundsen Sea.

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THOR blog - Cruise offshore of Thwaites Glacier



Seven researchers from the Thwaites Offshore Research team embark on a 53-day cruise in the Amundsen Sea to study the ocean off of the Thwaites Glacier.



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TIME blog 2018-2019



Thwaites Interdisciplinary Margin Evolution (TIME) is funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and National Environment Research Council (NERC) to study the Eastern Shear Margin of Thwaites Glacier in West Antarctica.

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Instrument Highlight: Phase-sensitive radar (ApRES), Filchner Ice Shelf


Instrument Highlight

Research teams use phase-sensitive radars for determining ice shelf basal melt rates.  Data is used to enhance climate models.



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