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First AUV deployed from new polar ship | Mirage News

British Antarctic Survey An Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) was deployed from the RRS Sir David Attenborough (SDA) for the first time last week. The Gavia Offshore Surveyor, named Freya, was deployed from the ship's workboat Erebus as part of the latest phase of trials. The AUV is being tested to…
bubmag
August 22, 2023
Greenland

New study warns against risks of ‘time-traveling pathogens’

CNN  —  As the climate warms, scientists have suggested that “time-traveling pathogens” unleashed by thawing Arctic permafrost may pose a risk to modern ecosystems. Permafrost is a hard layer of frozen ground made of soil, sand and rocks in high-latitude or high-altitude areas such as Greenland, Alaska, Siberia, the Tibetan Plateau and northern…
bubmag
August 19, 2023
Greenland

Greenland has greener history than previously thought

In the Utah State University Luminescence Lab, graduate student Hawke Woznick uses sieves to prepare sediment samples from Greenland's Camp Century for OSL dating. USU Geosciences Professor Tammy Rittenour and colleagues reported findings about the samples in the July 20, 2023, issue of the journal Science. Credit: Levi Sim, USU…
bubmag
July 22, 2023