Tagged: Craig Stevens

Antarctic report – breaking the ice - Guest Work

Guest Author Jan 25, 2012

by Dr Craig Stevens, Physical Oceanographer at the National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA) We completed our first helicopter survey of the field location this morning. It was around a 30 minute flight south of the Station. In that time we stopped off for some brief tourism at Inexpressible Island where a number of Scott’s team were … Read More

Antarctic report – the Italian connection - Guest Work

Guest Author Jan 24, 2012

by Dr Craig Stevens, Physical Oceanographer at the National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA) Right on schedule we flew to the Mario Zuchelli Station in Terra Nova Bay run by the Italian Antarctic Programme. It is comparable in size to Scott Base, but as it is located a bit further north it is called the Caribbean of Antarctica … Read More

Antarctic report – measuring the melt - Guest Work

Guest Author Jan 16, 2012

by Dr Craig Stevens, Physical Oceanographer at the National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA) This is a new blog series describing the day-to-day work for an experiment looking at a coastal ocean flow in Antarctica. Unlike most oceanography the work is conducted from camps on sea ice. This is the frozen skin of the ocean perhaps a few … Read More