Extreme Ice Survey,
National Geographic photographer James Balog has set up time lapse cameras
to monitor glacial retreat primarily in the northern hemisphere. Western
Antarctica is experiencing the same phenomena, and this website shows the
dramatic effects of global warming.
British Antarctic Survey,
The home page for research of the United Kingdom. Good information here on
the Wilkins ice sheet breakup, and lots of interesting history of Antarctic
The International Association of Antarctic Tour Operators,
This site explains the rules of touring Antarctica that ensure it remains as
pristine as possible.
The official website for the island. Particularly interesting underwater
video clips under the 'Flora & Fauna' link that reveal the beautiful
and diverse life sea life.
US Antarctica Program,
The main site detailing the US Scientific presence in Antarctica. Links to live
webcams at the South Pole (next image: October 2008- it's Antarctic winter now,
and dark all the time now) and McMurdo Station, and good satellite images.