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Eureka Prize Nomination for ACE Research
3 August 2017

Key research by the ACE CRC and its partners has been nominated for a Eureka Prize for Environmental Research.

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Mark Kelleher Appointed as CEO
18 August 2017
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Climate change may cause huge expansion to ice-free areas across Antarctica
29 June 2017

Ice-free areas in Antarctica could expand by close to 25 per cent by 2100 and drastically change the biodiversity of the continent, research published today in Nature has shown.

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ACE CRC Summer Internships 2017-2018
11 September 2017

The Antarctic Climate and Ecosystems CRC has announced their annual Summer Internship program based in Hobart, commencing in 2017-18.

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26 June 2017

IMAS and ACE CRC PhD student Paige Kelly has won a national award from the Australian Marine Sciences Association (AMSA).

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Order of Australia for ACE CRC Chair
13 June 2017

The ACE CRC Chair, Dr Katherine Woodthorpe, has been acknowledged in the Queen’s Birthday 2017 Honours List as an Officer of the Order of Australia.

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Resignation of CEO
17 May 2017
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Voyage to an Antarctic polynya sights rare “dragon skin” ice
9 May 2017

An autumn voyage to the heart of an Antarctic polynya has rewarded expeditioners on a US icebreaker, including IMAS researcher Dr Guy Williams, with a glimpse of a rarely seen type of sea ice.

The sighting of “Dragon-skin” ice (see photos below) was an early highlight of an ongoing voyage to the Ross Sea by the Nathan B Palmer that began in early April, well after most Antarctic expeditioners have departed for warmer climes.

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Breaking the Ice
14 February 2017

In late January 2017, Australia’s icebreaker, RSV Aurora Australis, returned to its home port of Hobart after a seven week marine science and resupply voyage to the Antarctic.

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Ocean heat melting Totten Glacier from below
19 December 2016

Australian research has confirmed that warm water flowing through a deep channel under East Antarctica’s largest glacier is driving rapid melting.

The research, published in Science Advances, sheds new light on the vulnerability of the East Antarctic ice sheet to ocean heat, which is one of the biggest unknown factors for global sea level rise projections.

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