UK polar research ship to make 2nd voyage to Antarctica


              A view of one of 4 ship control stations on board the British Antarctic Survey Ship Sir David Attenborough at the berth, in Harwich, England, Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022. Britain's polar research ship, named after naturalist David Attenborough, is preparing for its second voyage to Antarctica to investigate sea level rises and threats to marine biodiversity. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
            
              Kelly Hogan a marine geophysicist with a display of part of the Southern Ocean sea floor map, on board the British Antarctic Survey Ship Sir David Attenborough, at the berth, in Harwich, England, Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022. Britain's polar research ship, named after naturalist David Attenborough, is preparing for its second voyage to Antarctica to investigate sea level rises and threats to marine biodiversity. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
            
              A view of sea water filtration pumps part of a study to look at the chemical make up of Antarctic waters on board the British Antarctic Survey Ship Sir David Attenborough, in Harwich, England, Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022. Britain's polar research ship, named after naturalist David Attenborough, is preparing for its second voyage to Antarctica to investigate sea level rises and threats to marine biodiversity. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
            
              Kelly Hogan a marine geophysicist looks at a display of part of the Southern Ocean sea floor map, on board the British Antarctic Survey Ship Sir David Attenborough at her berth in Harwich, England, Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022. Britain's polar research ship, named after naturalist David Attenborough, is preparing for its second voyage to Antarctica to investigate sea level rises and threats to marine biodiversity. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
            
              One of the 4 control stations of the British Antarctic Survey Ship Sir David Attenborough, showing the bow thruster controls on the bridge of the ship at the berth, in Harwich, England, Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022. Britain's polar research ship, named after naturalist David Attenborough, is preparing for its second voyage to Antarctica to investigate sea level rises and threats to marine biodiversity. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
            
              The British Antarctic Survey Ship Sir David Attenborough loads supplies at her berth in Harwich, England, Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022. Britain's polar research ship, named after naturalist David Attenborough, is preparing for its second voyage to Antarctica to investigate sea level rises and threats to marine biodiversity. Jane Francis, director of British Antarctic Survey, which operates the polar ship, said Tuesday that scientists will study the melting of the west Antarctic ice sheet, how it impacts global sea level rise, and when “the Earth goes into irreversible change.” (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
            
              Captain Will Whatley the commander of the British Antarctic Survey Ship Sir David Attenborough sits on the bridge as the ship loads supplies at the berth, in Harwich, England, Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022. Britain's polar research ship, named after naturalist David Attenborough, is preparing for its second voyage to Antarctica to investigate sea level rises and threats to marine biodiversity. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
            
              A general view of the British Antarctic Survey Ship Sir David Attenborough from the helicopter deck on the berth in Harwich, England, Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022. Britain's polar research ship, named after naturalist David Attenborough, is preparing for its second voyage to Antarctica to investigate sea level rises and threats to marine biodiversity. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
UK polar research ship to make 2nd voyage to Antarctica