ISMASS Workshop (SCAR2012)

Busy day at the ISMASS Workshop here at SCAR 2012 (see here: ISMASS website). There were invited lectures from a number of prominent scientists, including Erik Ivins, Pippa Whitehouse, Jay Zwally, Catherine Ritz, Slawek Tulaczyk, Catia Domingues, and Robert Nicholls.  For me, two talks stood out as exceptional.

Ice sheet thinning on James Ross Island

We’ve just heard that we’ve been successful in our application to the Cosmogenic Isotope Analysis Facilty (CIAF) in Scotland at the Scottish Universities Environmental Research Centre (SUERC). Thanks, SUERC!

Climate Change Sceptics

Proving Climate Change When reading the New Scientists’ focus on Climate Change, I was struck by the number of comments along the lines of, ‘This is theory, we won’t believe it until you prove it’. Two things came to my attention. Firstly, that climate change has been accorded almost myth or religious-like status, and has …

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SCAR conference

In just a couple of weeks, I am going to the SCAR (Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research) conference in Portland, Oregon.

Bethan’s Blog

Dear everyone, Welcome to my blog. This is where I will write about all things glaciological. I will include updates on my fieldwork plans, conferences, and talk about my up and coming work. I will also write about recently published work that interests me. If you like, you can read my other blog, at Alpkit.com. …

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