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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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Funding from the Antarctic Science International Bursary

I am delighted to announce that I have been awarded funding from the Antarctic Science International Bursary to support some further development of educational resources on AntarcticGlaciers. These funds will be used for website development and to support the production of more introductory resources. These educational resources will target students aged ~14 years, and will …

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Thwaites Glacier

Thwaites Glacier, Antarctica, is of particular concern to scientists. Here, warm water is pushed up onto the continental shelf, where it flows along the bottom until it reaches the floating ice shelf in front of Thwaites Glacier. Thwaites Glacier today is rapidly losing mass in response to changing atmospheric and oceanic conditions.

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