Sea Ice Distribution around Antarctica (image) Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel (GEOMAR) Share Print E-Mail Caption Map of the sea ice distribution around Antarctica on Sept. 25, 2017, derived from satellite data. The red circle marks the actual Weddell Polynya. Credit www.meereisportal.de Usage Restrictions only the in the context of this press release Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.