Challenging Habitat
Antarctic krill Antarctic Krill. “Antarktický krill” by Norkrill is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 Creative Commons.

STEAM Education Link V

Did you miss the first WORLD KRILL DAY on 11 August 2022?

Snow accumulation pole at basecamp, Portal Point, installed on 15 Dec 2021. (c) Antarctic Quest 21.

Expedition: Done ✓ The Science has only just started …

In his concluding situation report, Paul leaves it to others to judge whether Antarctic Quest 21 was a successful expedition. I’ll try to provide him with an answer for his Priority 3: Science

What did the Team do for Science in the Ice?

I have explained the background to the scientific projects we are supporting in a number of blog posts and on our website. Now I provid an insight into what ‘doing science’ on the ice actually entails, with the example of sampling… Read More

View of Forbidden Plateau, Antarctic Peninsula. (c) Antarctic Quest 21.

Antarctic Quest 21 Science Reaches out to Schools with LikeToBe

It was such fun to do this webinar for school kids from different ages and I was truly astonished what well-considered and pertinent questions I was asked. Well done, all of you! There was one question I couldn’t… Read More

Cat Cameron following careful procedure to take snow samples for metal analysis by scientists at the University of Plymouth, UK

Metals in the Snow

Oh no (I hear you say) please, not another new story of contamination and its dreadful consequences! And yet…