New Desktop Study on Antarctica's Potential Subsea Telecommunications Cable

Connecting the Last Continent

NSF announces the release of a comprehensive desktop study (DTS) assessing the feasibility of connecting NSF's McMurdo Station to either Australia or New Zealand via a subsea telecommunications cable through the South Pacific region.

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Process to Build a New Pier at McMurdo Station Begins

Project Aims to Provide Long-Term Vessel Offload/Onload Infrastructure at McMurdo

Work Begins With the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to Design, Build, Deliver, and Install a Floating Barge Pier at McMurdo Station

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Update on Antarctic Communications Improvements

New Improvements to the Telecommunication Infrastructure at Antarctic Stations

Improving the communications infrastructure for the U.S. Antarctic Program (USAP) continues to be a priority for the National Science Foundation's (NSF) Office of Polar Programs (OPP).

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