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Category: Science

26 April: Sea chickens (Scotia Arc Expedition 2013)

We are still doing some deep trawls, which take up a lot of time, but it is fascinating to see different animals. And speaking of which...

By: Dr Nerida Wilson, Category: Science, Date: 03 May 2013

A Close Encounter of the Climate Kind: Mick Aschroft shares his experiences at the frontier

Two of our researchers are pioneering new techniques for measuring changes in climate on small, and revealing scales.

By: Maxine Kauter, Dr Mick Ashcroft, Category: Science, Date: 30 Apr 2013

25 April: Deeper & deeper (Scotia Arc Expedition 2013)

We are now exploring the deeper parts of the Burdwood Bank.

By: Dr Nerida Wilson, Category: Science, Date: 29 Apr 2013

24 April: Hump day happiness (Scotia Arc Expedition 2013)

Today marks the middle of our cruise; it’s an important milestone to be celebrated!

By: Dr Nerida Wilson, Category: Science, Date: 29 Apr 2013

23 April: Feeding habits of the Antarctic Scientist (Scotia Arc Expedition 2013)

Introducing special guest blogger, James Tickner.

By: Dr Nerida Wilson, Category: Science, Date: 29 Apr 2013

22 April: Abandon hope! (Scotia Arc Expedition 2013)

Indeed the wind died down enough for another trawl this morning, but it did not contain the organisms we’d hoped for.

By: Dr Nerida Wilson, Category: Science, Date: 29 Apr 2013

21 April: A glassy pinnacle (Scotia Arc Expedition 2013)

We finally reached our Scotia Ridge site today. But our hopes of launching a camera to directly survey the bottom were dashed.  

By: Dr Nerida Wilson, Category: Science, Date: 23 Apr 2013

20 April: Memorable Experiences (Scotia Arc Expedition 2013)

Today we transit to our next site, away from Shag Rocks and towards a tiny part of the Scotia Ridge that rises steeply from deep water.  

By: Dr Nerida Wilson, Category: Science, Date: 23 Apr 2013

19 April: Treasure hunting (Scotia Arc Expedition 2013)

This morning we were ready to go trawling at Shag Rocks.

By: Dr Nerida Wilson, Category: Science, Date: 23 Apr 2013

18 April: What are you saying? (Scotia Arc Expedition 2013)

After fishing on the north side of South Georgia for a couple of days, we decided to move around to the south side.  

By: Dr Nerida Wilson, Category: Science, Date: 23 Apr 2013