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The Past is the Key to the Future How will West Antarctica Ice sheet respond to the current climatic warming?
(University of Canterbury, 2010)
The West Antarctica Ice Sheet (WAIS) is warming and is predicted to continue for decades to come (IPCC, 2007). How will WAIS respond to this warming? To answer this question we need to know how it responded to climate ...
Weather Forecasting Accuracy Ross Island, Antarctica
The forecast accuracy of AMPS (Antarctic Mesoscale Prediction System) for the Ross Island region was analysed during 20th to 31st December 2009. Forecast outputs are correlated with AWS (automatic weather stations) ...
Windmills in Antarctica
Scott Base, the New Zealand research station on Ross Island in Antarctica was 100% dependent on fossil fuel and diesel generators to satisfy power and heat, until the summer of 2010. To cover this demand, the fuel was ...