New and future science from South Georgia by the British Antarctic Survey

Event Date: 
10 Nov 2017 -
10:00 to 19:30
Type: 
Member Events

This day-long seminar will include presentations by scientists who are actively involved in research and will be pitched for the membership of the Association and others who have a wide range of knowledge and expertise relevant to the Island, but not all of whom are scientists.

The keynote address will be given by Martin Collins, former Chief Executive of the Government of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. Presentations will include a diverse array of current areas of research and the history of the region, including biodiversity in Antarctica, methane seepage, whale recovery, fishery impacts, atmospheric waves, tectonic history, marine plastics pollution, Antarctic Lakes and climate change.

Registration fee for the event includes tea, coffee and lunch: £30 
Drinks reception and supper at the British Antarctic Survey's Icebreaker: £30

The progamme will be accompanied by an exhibition of artwork and photographic images related to South Georgia.