New paper alert! The influence of summertime cloud phase on surface melting over Larsen C

Wahoo! My first first-author paper is out, and it's open access. https://twitter.com/BAS_News/status/1223506872759672833 A plain-language summary: Clouds strongly affect the amount of energy that can reach the surface of floating Antarctic ice shelves like Larsen C in summertime. They can reflect incoming solar radiation and trap outgoing radiation emitted by the Earth. However, the composition and … Continue reading New paper alert! The influence of summertime cloud phase on surface melting over Larsen C

A(68)nniversary

  A year ago, the megaberg, A68, broke away from Larsen C (ok, so it was more than a year ago, but I've been away... allow me). I spoke to the BBC's Jon Amos about it, and they made this snappy little video about it. Check it out: https://twitter.com/BBCScienceNews/status/1016334382636978176 So what's happening to it now? … Continue reading A(68)nniversary

BAS blog III: Time flies

You can also read this on the BAS website. Wow, time has really flown by. We’ve finished this season’s MASIN flying campaign and the rest of the team are leaving today to head back to the UK. Meanwhile, I’m staying at Rothera for another ten days to help with meteorological (met) observations, which are vital for … Continue reading BAS blog III: Time flies