Launch of UK-US Thwaites Glacier programme

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…

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.