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8th International Symposium on Gas Transfer at Water Surfaces

19 May – 22 May 2020, Plymouth Marine Laboratory, UK Bringing together approximately 150 scientists from countries all over the world, this 5-yearly symposium covers all domains where atmosphere and water meet, which include but are not limited to, fresh…

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SONATA PI on BBC Radio 4’s The Life Scientific

SONATA PI and founder of the Global Carbon Budget, Corinne Le Quéré, recently featured on BBC Radio 4’s The Life Scientific discussing the global carbon cycle. Corinne highlighted her Southern Ocean paper published in the journal Science in 2007, explaining…

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CUSTARD research in the Southern Ocean

On 25th November 2018 RRS Discovery sailed on the first of CUSTARD’s three planned research trips, DY096. Leaving from Punta Arenas in Chile, and passing out into the southeast Pacific via Magellan Strait, the target was the National Science Foundation…

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Vacancy: Senior Research Associate in Ocean Biogeochemistry

Senior Research Associate in Ocean Biogeochemistry (Ref: RA1590) – The closing date is 12 March 2019. Looking for a seagoing postdoctoral position on the Southern Ocean carbon sink? This is your chance! Applications are invited for the post of Senior Research…

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Blog: Fifty shades of white

Fifty shades of white. Elise Droste Alright, alright, alright, I know! It’s been a while since I wrote the last blog… But so much has happened! Where do I start? We finished sampling along the zero meridian transect. Irregular working…

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Blog: “It’s like the Caribbean, but with ice bergs”

“It’s like the Caribbean, but with ice bergs” – Elise Droste 02/01/2019 Happy New Year everyone! May it be filled with amazing ocean science 😉 The New Year’s party on Polarstern will be added to the Christmas evening as a…

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Blog: In the officer’s chair

In the officer’s chair – Elise Droste 26/12/2018 I’ve come up to the bridge, where it’s very quiet at the moment. The silver lining, or should I say white lining (?), of the medevac was that we had a white…

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Blog: An Unexpected turn

An Unexpected turn: Elise Droste 23/12/2018 As the first snow fell yesterday, we received the news that the ship had declared a medical emergency on board. We’re too far south to go back to Cape Town, so instead Polarstern is…

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Blog: “It’s not funny!”

Blog: “It’s not funny!” – Elise Droste 22/12/2018 The Southern Ocean was obviously not going to let us pass with only 2 metre high waves. The smoothness of the ocean made it difficult to imagine that it would ever turn…

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Blog: Tights and Mosquito Nets

Tights and Mosquito Nets – Elise Droste 18/12/2018 Three days into the PS117 expedition and I’ve finally managed to find some time to start this blog! I’ve just come from the Zimmertal, which may have helped the inspiration along. For…

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