When the Royal Meteorological Society invited me to write a guest blog about the Antarctic Quest 21 expedition for their MetMatters page, I analysed the daily SitReps provided daily from the Antarctic Peninsula by expedition leader Paul Hart… Read More
As Antarctic Quest 21 draws to a close, the science team find time to send some video footage of what they have been doing.
The Antarctic Quest 21 expedition I’m supporting as scientific advisor has been beset by most arduous weather conditions – storms alternating with snow blizzards and zero visibility… Nevertheless, the team are in good spirit and ingenious in repairing… Read More
Oh no (I hear you say) please, not another new story of contamination and its dreadful consequences! And yet…
If you have been travelling abroad at all in the past 12 months, you may be able to imagine the ‘fun’ of getting 8 people from UK, Sweden and the USA to Buenos Aires and from there to… Read More
I have the feeling that the Antarctic Quest 21 team just sneaked out of the country before more stringent ‘omicron’-related restrictions made it even more difficult to get this expedition on its way.
The expedition team are departing London Heathrow for Buenos Aires on Friday, 10th December 2021 and will board Polar Latitude‘s SeaVenture in Ushuaia a couple of days later. Then it’s across Drakes Passage and onto the Antarctic Peninsula… Read More
Simon Newton of Forces.Net covered the launch event of the Antarctic Quest 21 expedition on the Wellington with a short film. Watch it here: https://www.forces.net/video?video=50104
Today LikeToBe launched the Antartic Quest 21 School Outreach Programme. Members of the expedition team introduced the expedition and answered questions of school kids from as far away as South Africa. We covered everything from expedition food rations… Read More
We all know that life is full of uncertainty and most of the time, we don’t notice it too much, let alone worry about it. We’re used to it. Yet for me, the covid pandemic has, once again,… Read More