Carrying the PRIDE message to the ends of the earth
5 July, 2019 Huw Griffiths
BLOG. Biologist Huw Griffiths shares his personal experience of research as a member of the LGBTQ+ community.
Persistence and brilliant engineering
15 February, 2019 Nadescha Zwerschke
Nadescha Zwerschke is a marine biologist, who was travelling on the RRS James Clark Ross (JCR) as part of the ICEBERGS 2 cruise in December 2018. Having left Burdwood Bank …
Blog: A research cruise and my gateway to Antarctica
12 December, 2018 Nadescha Zwerschke
ICEBERGS2 – a research cruise and my gateway to Antarctica Nadescha Zwerschke is a marine biologist travelling on the RRS James Clark Ross to Antarctica I’ve only recently started my …
ENGINEERING AT SEA: Supporting Marine Science
9 March, 2018 Carwyn Davies
Mechanical engineer Carwyn Davies, from British Antarctic Survey’s Antarctic Marine Engineering (AME) is working onboard the RRS James Clark Ross with our science team to investigate Larsen C Benthos. Find …
SCIENCE IN THE SEA: The adventure begins
22 February, 2018 Rowan Whittle
British Antarctic Survey (BAS) palaeobiologist Dr Rowan Whittle is a member of the Larsen C Benthos research cruise onboard the RRS James Clark Ross. Rowan’s primary role is to assist …
SCIENCE IN THE SEA – Part 4: Sea ice and science
28 December, 2017 Ryan Scott
Following the glider deployments our next destination was Rothera, the UK’s biggest Antarctic research station on Adelaide Island. Good progress was made until we hit the sea ice – 120 …
SCIENCE IN THE SEA – Part 3: Gliders galore!
20 December, 2017 Ryan Scott
It was finally time to deploy the gliders and I couldn’t be more excited! Autonomous vehicles are regarded as the future of oceanography, and I feel extremely lucky to be …
SCIENCE IN THE SEA – Part 2: Busy biologists!
12 December, 2017 Ryan Scott
First thing I learn as I begin my trip aboard the RRS James Clark Ross is that, scientist on research cruises need to be able to adapt quickly! Within two …
SCIENCE IN THE SEA – Part 1: Journey to the JCR!
29 November, 2017 Ryan Scott
After 6 days, 9505 miles and 7 mm of beard growth, the cruise has officially started! Thursday 16th November and finally the time had come for me start my journey …