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Antarctica episode 6

Antarctica episode 6: As winter approaches, field teams are finishing up their science for the season. It's the last chance to obtain information for their research on the frozen continent. As most people are preparing to leave, a container ship is on its way in to supply food and materials to the skeleton crew that remains during the cold, dark winter months.     Alternative stream   Antarctica will take you on a journey to Antarctica to experience the world's…

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Antarctica episode 5

Antarctica episode 5: Science in Antarctica will shut down for the winter. Scott Base has plenty of logistics to manage in order to send teams out to finish their missions for the season. The USS Coast Guard crew is challenged by their aging ship as they try to finish cutting a channel in the ice before they escort the ship in. The Mt. Erebus team struggles to salvage as much data as they can before they go home.    …

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Antarctica episode 4

Antarctica episode 4: In Antarctica both humans and animals do what it takes to adapt to and survive the harshest climate on earth. Our scientists focus their research in the icy waters to determine how climate change and human interaction have affected the marine ecosystem. Human life in the Antarctic can be put in danger when the technology it relies on fails.     Alternative stream   Antarctica will take you on a journey to Antarctica to experience the world's…

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Antarctica episode 3

Antarctica episode 3: The Mt. Erebus team has trouble landing at one of their sites and when they do their gear glitches from the cold. Meanwhile, the USS Coast Guard gets stranded from engine failure. Another team struggles to protect their 80,000 drone from a crash landing due to extreme wind. The Ross Ice Shelf Team digs themselves out after enduring a major storm and heads toward their target research spot.     Alternative stream   Antarctica will take you…

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Antarctica episode 2

Antarctica episode 2: In these icy oceans, falling overboard is a death sentence. Even so, humpback whales, killer whales, seals and a world of sea life roam the waters off Antarctica's shores. To understand and conserve these fragile ecosystems, scientists must brave the perils and study them. And if the science is to survive, then the US Coast Guard ice cutter Polar Star has to chop a channel through thick ice for a supply ship to traverse before time runs…

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