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Antarctic Dosimetry: A preliminary study of background radiation levels at high latitude.
A significant proportion (13%) of the natural background radiation is of cosmic origin. Charged particles (e.g. from the Sun), such as protons, interact with the magnetic field of the Earth and can be deflected by it. ...
Minerals Under Ice How far do we go to utilize Antarctic resources? Minerals Under Ice How far do we go to utilize Antarctic resources?
Speculation about future mining in Antarctica is increasing. This unique, untouched continent is dominated by its severe climate and inaccessibility. Its rich mineral deposits are expected due to its geological history, ...
The Development and possible recovery of the Antarctic Ozone Hole.
(University of Canterbury, 2007)
Since its prediction and discovery, ozone depletion in the stratosphere over Polar Regions has been a topic of widespread interest and debate. Starting in the late 1970s, when the Antarctic ozone observations began, there ...