Monthly Archives: March 2013

International Bathymetric Chart of the Arctic Ocean

A new version (3.0) of  the ‘ International Bathymetric Chart of the Arctic Ocean’ (IBCAO) has now been released and can be downloaded from the following site: http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/mgg/bathymetry/arctic/downloads.html The goal of the IBCAO initiative is to develop a digital database of all available bathymetric data north of latitude 64 degrees north, for use by mapmakers, […]

New Arctic research centre opens at the University of Manitoba

The Nellie Cournoyea Arctic Research Facility (named after the first female premier of a Canadian territory) was opened on Monday 18th March at the University of Manitoba. The facility, as described by David Barber, Research Chair in Arctic system science at the University, has its own sea ice tank and specialised cold rooms and research […]

UK Arctic Science Conference 2013

The 3rd UK Arctic Science Conference will take place from Wednesday 18th September to Friday 20th September 2013 and will be hosted by the Scott Polar Research Institute in Cambridge. This three day conference aims to bring together UK Arctic scientists of all physical and social science disciplines to present and discuss recent findings. Registration […]