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Polar Science Explained

Polar Science Research
Why it is important to study the Polar Regions

Atmospheric Science
Atmospheric processes and how they interact with land and ocean; Ozone layer

Biodiversity
Population studies of Antarctic species; evolution and ecosystems

Climate Change
Causes and effects; how we measure and record climate change

Earth Observation
Using satellite imagery to measure and monitor the Antarctic and its processes

Earth Science
Geology and earth processes

Marine Science
Ocean circulation and processes; marine biodiversity; marine resources including fisheries

Natural Hazards
Sea level rise and ice melt

Long Term Monitoring and Survey (LTMS)
Measuring changes in Antarctic systems; research on the processes that drive them.