British Antarctic Survey – Science Blog

  • AI for Environmental Sciences
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    Rachel Furner is a PhD student at British Antarctic Survey, which has recently opened up its new AI Lab, that aims to foster the application of various machine learning (and … Read more »
  • Not so grim! Studying guillemots on Grimsey Island
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    As part of the Project LOMVIA, a small team of researchers headed to Grimsey Island, 40 kilometres off the north coast of Iceland. Fabrice Le Bouard tells us more about … Read more »
  • Tracking Guillemots with Project LOMVIA
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    The Project LOMVIA team continue their work tracking guillemots of the remote cliff of Látrabjarg, Iceland. Post-doctoral researcher Dr Anne-Sophie Bonnet-Lebrun explains more. Tagging and tracking seabirds Our fieldwork is … Read more »
  • Carrying the PRIDE message to the ends of the earth
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    Huw Griffiths is a polar research scientist with the British Antarctic Survey.  He helped establish the Pride in Polar Research network, formed by Arctic and Antarctic researchers to bring together the … Read more »
  • Tracking seabird species in Iceland
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    After the initial reconnaissance expedition in 2018, this June Project LOMVIA  – part of the NERC Changing Arctic Ocean Programme begins in earnest (read more about last year’s work here). … Read more »
  • A new drill site in the Amundsen Sea
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    Dr Claus-Dieter Hillenbrand is aboard the drill ship JOIDES Resolution as part of the 8-week International Ocean Discovery (IODP) Expedition 379. This is the final entry in a series of … Read more »
  • “Core on deck” – Analysis begins
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    Dr Claus-Dieter Hillenbrand tells us more about what happens once a sediment core has been recovered from the seafloor. Read more »
  • “Core on deck” – a welcome announcement
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    Dr Claus-Dieter Hillenbrand describes what it’s like drilling sediment cores on International Ocean Discovery (IODP) Expedition 379 in the Amundsen Sea, West Antarctica. Since the 31st of January we have … Read more »
  • Studying methane emissions in Bolivia
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    Dr James France has just completed a week-long flying campaign using one of the BAS Twin Otters fitted with scientific instrumentation. Find out more about his experience. Read more »
  • Championing Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
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    Geraldine Hough, Human Resources Project Officer for Equality, Diversity and Inclusion tells us more about her average day at work Read more »