DASH 7 landing at Rothera Research Station.

… and they’re off!

The first members of the iSTAR tractor traverse have now arrived in Antarctica, with more joining them over the next weeks.

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BAS logistics store

Packing for the Antarctic

It is still winter in Antarctica: -41°C at Halley and -12°C at Rothera. But back in the UK preparations for the next field season are in full swing. After a summer spent …

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Working on Pine Island Glacier

What first got you interested in working in this part of West Antarctica? Pine Island Glacier is a super-interesting area for Glaciologists and Oceanographers alike. You only need to look at satellite images to see that it’s one of the fastest changing areas on the planet. But there are a lot of things you can’t… Read more »

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