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SCAR medal for outreach and education

Hello folks, I’m delighted to say that I’ve been honoured with the 2022 medal for Antarctic Education and Communication by the international body for organising Antarctic research and collaboration, the Scientific Committee for Antarctic Research. I’m absolutely thrilled and very indebted to my nominator Huw Griffiths. The medal is awarded for my work in Antarctic …

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Infographic on ice cores

The DEEPICE project has released an infographic and a series of resources that explain ice-core science in an accesible manner. These graphics are available for communication and educational purposes! This includes a cool Factsheet about coring for 1.5 million year old ice, and infographics about ice core science. The DEEPICE and Beyond EPICA scientific community …

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Make a Landsat Gif

Interested in how glaciers are changing in your favourite region of the world? Want to see if they’re receding in the Alps or Andes? Landsat have made a cool tool in Earth Engine Apps that will make you your own animated GIF of landsat images through time. Here is their example:

CO2 widget

The University of Cambridge/Cambridge Zero team have made a widget to communicate daily levels of CO2: https://co2widget.com/ Click the image to launch the widget (opens in new tab):

Funding from the IAS

I am delighted to announce that AntarcticGlaciers has received funding from the International Association of Sedimentologists. We have entered into an agreement for three YEARS worth of funding, which will secure the future of the website! This is wonderful news. Please do anticipate new pages on glacial geology over the next few months!

Submit to our EGU session: Glaciation and climate change in the Andean Cordillera

This year, EGU (19-30 April 2021) will be virtual and online. The registration fee is substantially reduced and there are numerous fee waivers. The virtual conference format is tried and tested and there has never been a better time to get involved in EGU! Neil Glasser, Jacob Bendle and myself have proposed a session to …

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Free online lecture: The Glaciers are melting: What happens next?

12th November 2020, 7 pm You can watch the lecture on YouTube: Register here: https://www.readingculturelive.co.uk/events/the-glaciers-are-melting-what-happens-next/ Reading Climate Festival Reading Climate Action Network In her presentation to the Reading Climate Festival, Dr Bethan Davies will be describing how, globally, glaciers are shrinking. What are the effects of this shrinkage? World-wide concern about rising sea levels already …

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Podcast on Antarctica, geopolitics and climate change

Welcome to Seminar sessions, our new podcast featuring experts across Royal Holloway. Episode 6 of the Seminar Sessions podcast is here! We’re always hearing about climate change and worries over the polar regions, but what does it all actually mean? Greg and Summer are joined by Professor Klaus Dodds and Dr Bethan Davies who discuss the …

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