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Latest insights into our latest mission to the Arctic.
January 17, 2012
Today is the centenary of Capt. Scott’s arrival at the South Pole. It is easy to forget that Scott’s Terra Nova expedition was largely a scientific expedition.
November 28, 2011
November 8, 2011
The launch of the BBC’s Frozen Planet series may prove to be the tipping point that we will one day look back on as the time when the global community began to accept the sensitivity and scale of the natural world’s response to escalating human activity.
October 17, 2011
The Arctic is warming twice as fast the rest of the planet and has often been described as the ‘canary in the coalmine’ for the health of the rest of the planet.
September 30, 2011
Traditionally Ward Hunt Island, at the top of Ellesmere Island, has been the starting point for expeditions to the North Geographic Pole.
September 22, 2011
Recent headlines have suggested that 2011 is the second lowest sea ice extent since 1979, when satellites first began gathering data on the Arctic sea ice.
September 7, 2011
It’s been a few months now since the Catlin Ice Base was dismantled and the explorers were picked up. Here are some of the highlights from this years Survey.
August 23, 2011
Martin Hartley is one of the world’s leading expedition and adventure travel photographers and specializes in documenting the most inaccessible areas on the planet.
August 15, 2011
Apsley Cherry-Garrard (one of the survivors from Captain Scott’s Terra Nova expedition) famously said “Polar exploration is at once the cleanest and most isolated way of having a bad time which has been devised.”
August 2, 2011
Scientists worldwide can access data collected on the Catlin Arctic Survey, thanks to colossal online databases. Science programmes manager Dr Tim Cullingford explains. “As Catlin Ice Base field samples are turned into data by the researchers back in their land laboratories…
- Behind The Scenes
June 13, 2011
- Ceri’s Copepods
April 7, 2011
- 4 Day Storm at Ice Base
April 4, 2011
- CNN make it to Catlin Ice Base
March 29, 2011