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Polar Medals awarded to BAS Staff

22 January, 2020

Two British Antarctic Survey (BAS) staff have been awarded the Polar Medal, and one member of staff has been awarded a prestigious Second Clasp. The announcement was published in the …

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Cloud study aids climate predictions

17 January, 2020

British Antarctic Survey’s Twin Otter aircraft takes to the skies over Barbados as part of a major international research campaign to enhance understanding of the behaviour of clouds and their …

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Ramboll re-awarded Technical Advisor role

16 January, 2020

Engineering, design and consultancy company Ramboll has been re-appointed as Technical Advisors for British Antarctic Survey (BAS), successfully winning the next phase of work in a series of projects to …

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Protecting seabirds and mammals

8 January, 2020

A new study published this week (7 January 2020) identifies a need for fishery managers to adopt clear objectives for the protection of seabirds and mammals. It is published in …

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Professor Alan Rodger

6 January, 2020

It is with great sadness that we report the death of previous staff member, Professor Alan Rodger.  Alan was a scientist in BAS for over 40 years since 1972. He …

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