Understanding Antarctic Bottom Water (AABW) and its affect on global ocean circulation.
West Antarctic ‘rivers’ of ice
Exploring Antarctica’s ‘ghost mountains’
This project will reconstruct millennial-scale ice sheet change in the western Amundsen Sea Embayment, Antarctica, using high-precision exposure dating.
The SCAR ADD is a seamless compilation of topographic data for Antarctica to 60°S.
understanding whats beneath the ice, opens new opportunities for detailed modelling of the past and future evolution of the Antarctic ice sheets
Capturing the reminiscences and memories of those involved in British polar science
Pushing forward our understanding of calcium production in the marine environment
CCfCS promotes interdisciplinary research in climate science across the wide range of departments and institutes in Cambridge.
Baseline study to monitor how marine biodiversity will respond to climate change
An online data access tool to discover, visualise and access the BAS scientific data holdings quickly and easily.
visualising BAS polar data sets to create art works that engage, inform and inspire
A web-based system to discover polar datasets collected by UK funded scientists.
European Marine Biological Resource Centre
Situational awareness in the Arctic
EU-PolarNet will develop and deliver a strategic framework and mechanisms to prioritise science, optimise the use of polar infrastructure and broker new partnerships
Contains over 200,000 individual rock and fossil specimens collected from Antarctica and the sub-Antarctic islands and thousands of meters of sediment core from the surrounding seabed.
Antarctica’s first re-locatable research station will move to a new site by 2017
A collection of dried plant specimens from the Antarctic, sub-Antarctic and surrounding continents.
physicists, chemists, biologists, economists, and sociologists from 21 institutes in 11 countries across Europe assess the rapid retreat and collapse of Arctic sea-ice cover
The EC-funded ICEMAR project is a GMES pilot service delivering sea ice information products directly to ships navigating through sea ice in the Arctic.
Why does global biodiversity show such a steep increase just as climates were deteriorating?
NERC-funded mission to understand the stability of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet
iStar-B strives to better understand ocean and ice interaction, processes and variability
iStar-B studies ocean circulation and melting beneath the ice shelves of the south-eastern Amundsen Sea
iStar-C – strives to understand the dynamical control and response to change of Pine Island Glacier
iStar-D will identify the potential contribution to sea-level rise, from ice locked in the Amundsen Sea sector of Antarctica
An interactive web tool allowing users to search for and visualise marine geophysical data collected on UK research vessels in the polar regions.
The Marine Metadata Project aims to enhance the availability and accessibility of BAS marine data.
Mars Analogues for Space Exploration
The NERC Airborne Geophysics Data Portal provides direct access to airborne survey data.
The NERC Arctic Office, at BAS, manages the UK Arctic Research Station at Ny-Ålesund on Svalbard and is closely linked to the NERC Arctic Research Programme
Polar View delivers information about sea ice direct to ships operating in the Southern Ocean.
Reproductive capacity and success of marine animals
South Georgia Marine Biodiversity Database (SGMarBase)
A web-based rapid visualisation and download tool for topographic, management and scientific data about South Georgia.
TEA_COSI assesses Arctic Sea-ice which has an important impact on currents and ocean circulations around the globe