Explore Earth's Polar Regions
Location The polar regions are the areas that surround Earth’s geographic North and South Poles. ...Read more
Earth has a magnetic field. If you imagine a gigantic bar magnet inside of Earth, you'll have ...Read more
Phenomena in the Polar Atmosphere There are some unique phenomena that happen in the atmosphere ...Read more
There are two oceans in Earth’s polar regions: the Arctic Ocean, which occupies most of the ...Read more
The cryosphere includes the parts of the Earth system where water is in its frozen (solid) ...Read more
All sorts of living things call Earth’s polar regions home – from tiny lichens encrusting the ...Read more
The effects of climate change are not felt with the same intensity in all parts of the world. ...Read more
When we look around us, we can see that our planet's climate is changing rapidly. The National ...Read more
There are people of different cultures and backgrounds who live in the Arctic region. Read ...Read more
Polar exploration includes the physical exploration of the Arctic and the Antarctica. The Arctic ...Read more
Antarctica is unique. It's cold. It's remote. And for the most part it is covered with ice. ...Read more
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Researchers have found a primitive Earth mantle reservoir on Baffin Island in the Canadian Arctic. Geologist Matthew Jackson and his colleagues from a multi-institution collaboration report the finding--the...Read more