2015 Kavli Medal and Lecture

2015 Kavli Medal and Lecture

Continental loss: the quest to determine Antarctica’s contribution to sea-level change

The 2015 Kavli Medal and Lecture will be given by Professor Matt A King from the University of Tasmania, Australia.

Professor King was awarded the Kavli Medal for his research in field glaciology, leading to the first reconciled estimate of ice sheet contribution to sea level.

Beverley Ager, BAS Club Minutes Recorder

Committee News

The committee are delighted to welcome Beverley Agar as our Minutes Recorder. 

Bev currently works at BAS Cambridge in the Polar Records Department.

Thank you and farewell to Kate, the outgoing recorder who is leaving BAS for travel in New Zealand.

Picture of BAS Club Membership Secretary, Dog Holden

Committee News!

Dog Holden, BAS Club Membership Secretary since 2011, stood down from this post at the recent Committee Meeting on 12 February 2015. Dog had originally intended not to stand for re-election at the June 2014 AGM. However, the fact that there was at that time much work still to do on the changes to subscriptions…

Obituary – Charlie Forrest

Charlie Forrest – Halley Bay 1960

Notice from Geoff Lovegrove

Charlie  suffered a stroke many years ago which left him incapable and unable to speak. He was placed in the China Coast Community and well looked after.  Unfortunately, I only came to “know” him after his stroke and was never clear if he understood anything I said although he did seem to react when he looked at Johannes Bothma’s video, “Antarctic Observatory” made the year before Charlie’s time at Halley Bay.