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BAS Wordpress Network - Published on April 24, 2014 by Felix Fennell


Twitter account @ICEARCEU now has 200 followers

ICE-ARC - EU project website - Published on 22 April 2014 by Elaina Ford

Follow us @ICEARCEU. Add us to your tweets and we'll retweet updates. See also our Facebook ...more

First images from Sentinel-1

Earth Observation - Published on April 20, 2014 by ahf

The first images from Sentinel-1 have been released and of the four images provided to highlight the new satellite capabilities, two of them are of the Antarctic. It is still early days and as ESA point out - "The satellite is not yet in its operational orbit, nor is it calibrated for supplying true data. ...more

6th International Workshop on Sea Ice Modelling and Data Assimilation

ICE-ARC - EU project website - Published on 16 April 2014 by Elaina Ford

The Organizing Committee of the workshop of the International Ice Charting Working Group Data Assimilation Working Group together with the EU FP7 ICE-ARC Project invite you to a workshop that will take place at the Novotel hotel in the heart of Toulouse, France on September 15th to 16th 2014. This workshop will continue a series of events ...more

The clear-up begins

Ellsworth Live - Published on December 29, 2012 by Administrator


INTERACT Transnational Access: Call for Proposals

NERC Arctic Office - Published on April 14, 2014 by Nicola Munro

The U.S. partners in INTERACT (International Network for Terrestrial Research and Monitoring in the Arctic) announce a call for proposals for European-based research groups to conduct research at two Alaskan field stations: the Toolik Field Station and the Barrow Environmental Observatory. Access is supported by the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF). The support includes access to ...more

Call for Program Content and Registration

NERC Arctic Office - Published on April 14, 2014 by Nicola Munro

The Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) Working Group of the Arctic Council announces a first call for program content for the Arctic Biodiversity Congress and open registration. The Congress will convene 2-4 December 2014 in Trondheim, Norway. The purpose of the Congress is to promote the conservation and sustainable use of Arctic biodiversity through dialogue ...more

Data from research cruise analysed

iSTAR - NERC Ice Sheet Stability Programme - Published on April 10, 2014 by Paul Seagrove

iSTAR cruise update The CTD (conductivity-temperature-depth profiler) being deployed near Pine Island Glacier during JR294/295. Photo: Povl Abrahamsen, BAS.This year’s iSTAR research cruise has been hailed a success by project leaders.  Twenty-four scientists and engineers set sail, from Punta Arenas in Chile, on the RRS James Clark Ross at the end of January. Less than ...more

Place-name of the Month - Jan/Feb 2014

APC - Published on April 9, 2014 by Kate Bazeley

South Sandwich Islands A new geological map of the South Sandwich Islands has recently been produced as a collaboration between Peter Fretwell in MAGIC, and geologists including Rob Larter, Phil Leat and John Smellie. The individual maps of the each of the islands use newly acquired WorldView2 satellite imagery, and include lots of information about the ...more

Place-name of the Month - Nov/Dec 2013

APC - Published on December 9, 2013 by Kate Bazeley

Busen Region The Busen Region is an area of ice free land midway along the north coast of South Georgia. It is bounded on the west by Neumayer and Fortuna glaciers, to the north Fortuna and Stromness bays, to the east by Cumberland Bay, to the south by Cumberland West Bay, and incorporates Lewin Peninsula. The ...more