The International Glaciological Society has announced the “International Symposium on Contemporary Ice-Sheet Dynamics: ocean interaction, meltwater and non-linear effects“, due to be held on 17–22 August 2015, in Cambridge.Read Full »
Data from research cruise analysed
iSTAR cruise update 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 a week later they arrived in Pine Island Bay to carry out the ocean related… Read more »Read Full »
UKPN Workshop for Polar Marine Science
A polar marine science workshop will be hosted at the University of East Anglia in Norwich on the 29th – 31st July 2014. The workshop is an interdisciplinary meeting of early career researching all aspects of marine sciences in the polar regions. The deadline for registration is 21 May.Read Full »
Now that the research voyage is nearing its end, what has been achieved by the team of 24 scientists and engineers? We’re delighted by the quantity and quality of the observations and data sets that we’ve been able to obtain. We’ve been helped by the unusually small amounts of sea ice in Pine Island Bay… Read more »Read Full »
Pancakes all around!
We have been surrounded by pancakes for the past few days now – but of the ice variety rather than the culinary! Pancake ice is just one stage of many in the route that sea ice takes to form the more solid looking, snow topped ice floes that we’re more used to associating with sea… Read more »Read Full »