Postcards from the Poles Antarctica
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Drilling through Antarctica's Pine Island Glacier to learn about Ice Sheets and Sea Level Change

Bob Bindschadler and twelve of his colleagues from the U.S.A. and Britain are studying ice sheets in Antarctica to gather data that will help us make better predictions of future sea level changes. The group of scientists will place instruments on and beneath Pine Island Glacier in the Amundsen Sea Sector of West Antarctica during December 2007.

Click on the links below to read postcards from Bob Bindschadler describing his reaearch and adventures in the frozen south!


On PIG Ice Shelf from Bob Bindschadler, January 28, 2008

Christmas in McMurdo from Bob Bindschadler, December 26, 2007

Antarctic Gateway from Bob Bindschadler , December 18, 2007

Postcards from the Poles

Last modified December 20, 2007 by Randy Russell.

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