We told you recently that Luca Stirnimann from the University of Cape Town was awarded the best poster awards for the Africa and Middle East Region at the recent POLAR2018 conference. Daniela Monsanto from the University of Johannesburg placed 2nd, with her poster titled "Genetic patterns at fine spatial scales: complex findings in a complex landscape". … Continue reading More on the APECS Poster Awards at POLAR2018
Congratulations to Luca from UCT for winning the APECS best poster award for the Africa & Middle East Region!!! His poster was titled "The Island Mass Effect (IME) on carbon cycling in the plankton ecosystem around the Prince Edward Islands archipelago".
Have a look at the POLAR2018 Book of Abstracts. Well done to all the South African researchers, and especially the students and emerging researchers for their excellent presentations and contributions! And if you are in Davos don't forget to attend Ria Olivier's talk today on the Antarctic Legacy of South Africa.
Don't miss out on these presentations by (current and former) South African researchers and students at POLAR2018 today. ORAL 09:30 - 09:45 Antarctic Legacy of South Africa (ALSA) Preserve Human Data, what is the Value?; Ria Olivier
Don't miss out on these presentations by (current and former) South African researchers and students at POLAR2018 today. SESSION CHAIR 11:00 - 12:30 Atmosphere-Ice-Ocean interactions in the Polar Regions, Seb Swart in C Sanada II ORAL 12:00 - 12:15 Predicting Plant Invasion Risks to the Subantarctic Islands; Michelle Greeve in C Aspen … Continue reading South African Presentation at POLAR2018 Today – Friday 22 June
Don't miss out on these presentations by (current and former) South African researchers and students at POLAR2018 today. POSTER (17:30 - 18:30) # 273 - Southern Ocean Stratification Delayed by Submesoscale Wind-front Interactions, Marcel du Plessis # 307 - Leadership in Extreme and Isolated Environments: Perceptions from Antarctica, Daleen Koch # 311 - Comparing Data … Continue reading South African Presentation at POLAR2018 Today – Wednesday 20 June
Don't miss out on these presentations by (current and former) South African researchers and students at POLAR2018 today. ORAL 11:00 - 11:15 Facilitating the International Effort to Observe the Southern Ocean; Seb Swart; C Aspen 11:15 - 11:30 A new South African National Antarctic Programme Portal Designed by ALSA; Anche Louw in B Pischer 12:15 … Continue reading South African Presentation at POLAR2018 Today
This year the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR), turns 60! And coincidentally, COMNAP turns 30. To celebrate their birthday, SCAR held an event at the POLAR2018 conference today (18 June). Also don't forget to have a look at the book published to celebrate SCAR's 50th birthday called 'Science in the Snow'. Have a look at the … Continue reading Happy Birthday, SCAR
The 2nd APECS World Summit concluded today and what a day it was! Four plenaries, followed by workshops before lunch, and again after lunch - it really was a wonderful. A number of South African APECS members were in attendance and the APECS SA National Committee Chair, Christel Hansen, helped organise the Fieldwork Session (before … Continue reading APECS World Summit Day 2
The pre-conference events for POLAR2018 started in Davos, Switzerland today, with the first day of the APECS World Summit completed. The day was spent for members of various APECS National Committees to get to know each other better, who to liaise with their respective national institutions, how to manage education and outreach and so much … Continue reading POLAR2018