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Tag: British Antarctic Survey

Team Head to Antarctica to Explore Underground Lake

A team of engineers from the British Antarctic Survey (BAS) will leave next week for Antarctica to begin the first stage of a scientific mission to collect water and sediment samples from Lake Ellsworth, a subglacial lake some three kilometres underneath the solid ice of Antarctica.

Animals on Antarctic Seabed Suffer from Climate Change

In one of those research studies that exposes an area of change that you would have never expected, researchers from the British Antarctic Survey have found that colonies of tiny marine creatures living on Antarcticaโ€™s seabed are suffering from climate change as a result of the increase in frequency of icebergs pounding the seafloor.

New Underwater Volcanoes Discovered in Antarctica

Scientists from the British Antarctic Survey (BAS) have discovered a slew of previously undiscovered underwater volcanoes in the ocean waters around the remote South Sandwich Islands, a series of islands grouped together with Britainโ€™s claim in Antarctica.