Antarctica

Antarctica

Fri, 18 Oct 2019 09:44:00 GMT
BAS technique to detect stranded whales from space
A new technique for analyzing satellite images may help scientists detect and count stranded whales from space. Researchers tested a new detection method using Very High Resolution (VHR) satellite images from Maxar Technologies...

Wed, 16 Oct 2019 08:41:00 GMT
First China built icebreaker begins its maiden voyage to Antarctica
China's first domestically built polar icebreaker Xuelong 2, or Snow Dragon 2, will start its maiden voyage to the Antarctic from the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen this week.

Thu, 10 Oct 2019 08:46:00 GMT
Brazil will reopen its Antarctica base Comandante Ferraz next January
The Brazilian Navy will inaugurate its new 4,500 m² Comandante Ferraz Antarctic Station (EACF) in January 2020, the head of the Navy Programs Management Directorate (DGePM), Vice Admiral Petronio Augusto Siqueira de Aguiar, sa...

Wed, 09 Oct 2019 09:50:00 GMT
Ushuaia anticipates an exceptional cruise season with 431 calls
Ushuaia, extreme south of Argentina and the hub which handles most Antarctica bound cruises are expecting an exceptional 2019/20 season with some 431 calls, up from the 392 of the previous season, according to provincial port a...

Fri, 04 Oct 2019 14:57:00 GMT
Falklands flagged, BAS latest incorporation: RRS Sir David Attenborough”
The Royal Research Ship RRS Sir David Attenborough, has been flagged to the Falkland Islands and officially named in a ceremony at Birkenhead, near Liverpool on Thursday September 26.

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