Heat record

From March 16 to 18, 2022, East Antarctica experienced an unprecedented "heat wave" with temperatures on the high Antarctic Plateau 30 to 45°C above the March seasonal average. At this time of year, Antarctica normally enters winter, but these extreme temperatures rivaled the maximum temperatures observed in summer. During and shortly after the event, relatively heavy snowfalls were observed on the Antarctic shelf, heavy precipitation and (modest) melting were observed along the coastal (…)

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polar-ARs : Antarctic Atmospheric River Workshop

The first workshop on the study of atmospheric rivers in Antarctica was held on June 27 and 18, 2022 at the Institute of Environmental Geosciences (IGE) on the campus of the University of Grenoble Alpes
The objective of this workshop was to review the current state of knowledge about atmospheric rivers in Antarctica, to promote discussion and to explore future collaborations. Researchers of different nationalities (France, Belgium, Switzerland, USA, (…)

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