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Above the Poles Day, TODAY!

Today, Thursday December 4th, IPY is celebrating it’s seventh International Polar Day, this time focussing on research Above The Polar Regions.

In conjunction with this event, several IPY partners have released new information about their projects. Here are some examples:

Global Interagency IPY Polar Year Snapshot GIIPSY

GIIPSY has been central in the research behind this announcement. that the Wilkins Ice Shelf is Under Threat. New rifts have developed on the Wilkins Ice Shelf that could lead to the opening of the ice bridge that has been preventing the ice shelf from disintegrating and breaking away from the Antarctic Peninsula.

GIIPSY investigators have also been involved in the following research:

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