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Science, history, adventure, politics, and technology converge on the Antarctic Report podcast. Each week you’ll hear from an international expert with a compelling story on Antarctica and the Southern Ocean.

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Science, history, adventure, politics, and technology converge on the Antarctic Report podcast. Each week you’ll hear from an international expert with a compelling story on Antarctica and the Southern Ocean.

    Finding the oldest forest fossils in Antarctica - 280 million years old!

    Finding the oldest forest fossils in Antarctica - 280 million years old!

    The 280 million year old trees; US Geologist Erik Gulbranson talks about his discovery in 2016 of the oldest forest fossils ever to be found in Antarctica.

    • 55 min
    Dispatches from Continent Seven - the writings of Antarctic scientists

    Dispatches from Continent Seven - the writings of Antarctic scientists

    From James Cook to today, New Zealand writer Rebecca Priestley discusses her anthology of Antarctic science, "Dispatches from Continent Seven"

    • 28 min
    NASA’s Operation IceBridge; surveying the Antarctic and Greenland ice sheets

    NASA’s Operation IceBridge; surveying the Antarctic and Greenland ice sheets

    We talk to John Sonntag, mission scientist for NASA’s Operation IceBridge, the largest airborne survey of Earth's polar ice ever flown.

    • 26 min
    What it's like wintering over at the South Pole - thirteen times!

    What it's like wintering over at the South Pole - thirteen times!

    We talk to astronomer Robert Schwarz at the South Pole who is just completing his thirteenth winter there!

    • 36 min
    Revisiting Terra Incognita, Travels in Antarctica, with Sara Wheeler

    Revisiting Terra Incognita, Travels in Antarctica, with Sara Wheeler

    We talk to travel writer, Sara Wheeler, author of Terra Incognita: Travels in Antarctica.

    • 27 min
    Recounting the heroic exploits of Tom Crean - companion to both Scott and Shackleton

    Recounting the heroic exploits of Tom Crean - companion to both Scott and Shackleton

    We talk to Michael Smith, author of “An unsung Hero - Tom Crean”, the first biography of this Antarctic veteran, companion to both Scott and Shackleton.

    • 56 min

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