Due to concerns regarding the spread of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), the NSF-ICF is taking preventive measures and suspending its tour program until further notice. Any groups that have been impacted by the tour shutdown will be prioritized when we resume tour operations. Thank you for your patience and understanding.
By Daniel Dixon (Climate Change Institute, University of Maine), Massimo Frezzotti (ENEA, Lab. Climate Observations, Rome, Italy), Elisabeth Isaksson (Norwegian Polar Institute, Tromsø, Norway), Thamban Meloth (National Centre For Antarctic & Ocean Research, India)
Changing global climate is forcing scientists to vigorously test the existing paradigms and to find improved evidence of how the climate system really works at various time scales.
By Joseph Souney, National Ice Core Laboratory-Science Management Office, University of New Hampshire
The International Trans Antarctic Scientific Expedition (ITASE) is a multi-national (20 nations), multi-disciplinary field research program focused on understanding the recent environmental history of Antarctica and the Southern Ocean through overland traverses of Antarctica.