Articles by: Jen Thomas

GPS being used for site recording during Antarctic fieldwork

Workshop: data management in the field

Managing data and samples whilst undertaking fieldwork in remote, high-altitude and polar regions requires careful and thorough planning. An online workshop on Wednesday 29 September 2021, organised by APECS Switzerland and the Swiss Polar Institute, will discuss good data management practice and provide tips on how to plan and undertake […]

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50th dataset resulting from ACE available in open access

The 50th dataset resulting from the Antarctic Circumnavigation Expedition (ACE) has just been published. Download openly and freely accessible data on dissolved trace metal concentrations from the Southern Ocean. Read more about trace metal and nutrient dynamics across broad biogeochemical gradients in the Indian and Pacific sectors of the Southern […]

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Adding value to the data collected during the Antarctic Circumnavigation Expedition

A collaboration between the Swiss Polar Institute, the Paul Scherrer Institute and the Swiss Data Science Center, the ACE-DATA project is using powerful statistical methods to investigate the interplay between the sea and atmosphere in the Southern Ocean. Opening up the data from the Antarctic Circumnavigation Expedition through a platform […]

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ACE @ POLAR2018

The Antarctic Circumnavigation Expedition will be present at POLAR2018, the joint conference from the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research SCAR and the International Arctic Science Committee IASC taking place in Davos from 15 to 26 June. With 47 papers and posters submitted relating to ACE, the expedition will be well […]

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ACE reaches out in Catalan

Rafel Simó, PI of the ACE project Surveying Organic Reactive gases and Particles across the Surface Southern Ocean (SORPASSO), has published his diary of the expedition in Catalan in form of an ebook. This beautiful patchwork of science, personal thoughts, poetic allegories and metaphors, as well as some inputs in […]

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ACE projects discuss joint data management

The ACE expedition may be over, the valorisation of the collected data is still at an early stage. The common management of numerous and huge data sets will last for many years to come. On 23 and 24 January, participants of different ACE projects gathered at EPF Lausanne in order […]

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“We urgently need to coordinate our efforts.”

Konrad Steffen, a glaciologist and the new scientific director of the Swiss Polar Institute (SPI), has been involved in polar research for the past 40 years. His work has focused primarily on the Arctic, particularly the changes taking place within Greenland’s ice sheet. He is also a professor at ETH […]

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