Antarctica http://northernpublicradio.org en NSF Cancels Antarctic Research Trip http://northernpublicradio.org/post/nsf-cancels-antarctic-research-trip <p>A multimillion-dollar&nbsp;Northern Illinois University research project in the Antarctic <a href="http://www.niutoday.info/2013/10/21/fallout-from-government-shutdown-antarctic-season-canceled-for-niu-researchers-students/" target="_blank">has been canceled</a>. The National Science Foundation scrapped the project due to logistical delays caused by the recent government shutdown. Tue, 22 Oct 2013 13:03:46 +0000 WNIJ 37937 at http://northernpublicradio.org NSF Cancels Antarctic Research Trip NIU Prof: Shutdown Impacts Antarctic Research http://northernpublicradio.org/post/niu-prof-shutdown-impacts-antarctic-research <p style="margin-top:0in;margin-right:0in;margin-bottom:.2in;margin-left:0in; line-height:15.75pt"><span style="font-size: 11pt;">NIU<span class="apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span>geologist Ross Powell is in a holding pattern.&nbsp;Powell and<span class="apple-converted-space">&nbsp;NIU&nbsp;</span>geology professor Reed<span class="apple-converted-space">&nbsp;Scherer&nbsp;</span>were scheduled to leave for Antarctica in December. Powell is leading the second field season of a study of the continent&#39;s ice shelf. Thu, 10 Oct 2013 11:13:58 +0000 Jenna Dooley 37389 at http://northernpublicradio.org NIU Prof: Shutdown Impacts Antarctic Research