Charlie Cumming wrote to the BAS Club to let us know that his father Alexander Cumming had passed away in February after a short illness.
Request from Allan Wearden: I am trying to trace for another old Fid. Peter Mountford Met man ex Halley 68 and Argentine Is 69, last heard of in Perth Western Australia about 12 years ago if anyone knows his whereabouts please contact email@example.com
Come and meet Isobel Williams & John Dudeney, who will be signing copies of their new book ‘William Speirs Bruce: Forgotten Polar Hero’ at The Polar Museum at the Scott Polar Research Institute on 16th June from 12-2pm .
BAS Club Magazine May 2018 available on club website members Section
From the 25th May all organisations have to follow the new General Data Protection Regulation. This notification tells you what data we store about you and how we use it. Please do have a read through and if you have any questions or concerns, contact the Membership Secretary Alex Gaffikin.
The latest copy of the BAS internal newsletter the Icesheet is now available. You can also read all back copies on the BAS Club website.
The May edition of the Newsletter of the South Georgia Heritage Trust and Friends of South Georgia Island is available via the following links. This edition details the successful completion of the rat eradication programme and habitat restoration work. Download May 2018 Newsletter from SGHT site (7Mb PDF file) Download May 2018 Newsletter from FOSGI…
A joint UK-US Antarctic research programme – the largest joint project undertaken by the two nations in Antarctica for more than 70 years – was launched at BAS this week (30 April). The International Thwaites Glacier Collaboration (ITGC) aims to improve predictions of future sea-level rise by studying how the collapse of the Thwaites Glacier…
Request from ex-Dumont d’Urville winterer: I am currently doing some research about the discovery of the emperor penguin and focusing at the moment on the Royal Society IGY Antarctic Expedition at Halley Bay. When the landing site was discovered in January 6th, 1956 a colony of emperors was discovered as well. Any chance you know who I should contact to see/obtain some photos of them this day?
Mark Vallance, who wintered at Halley in the ’70s, passed away.