The Princess Elisabeth Antarctica in the soft late austral spring twilight - © International Polar Foundation

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Live from Antarctica: Discussion with Scientists and Engineers at the Princess Elisabeth Antarctica

Here's your chance to meet and engage with scientists and engineers that are working in Antarctica via a live Zoom event!

The webinar will take place on Wednesday, January 31, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm CET (UTC + 1).

First, we will talk about the Princess Elisabeth Antarctica Station, the world's first and to-date only zero-emission polar research station. Then, we will dive into various science projects taking place this year.

The scientists themselves will each give an overview and talk about their individual projects. We will then open the meeting for an interactive Q&A session where anyone is welcome to ask questions.

We are happy to make this an interdisciplinary event with people joining from various departments and/or universities. Let's all collaborate and learn from one another!

With presentations by:

Nicolas Herinckx - Engineer, International Polar Foundation

Aymar De Lichtervelde - Process Engineer, International Polar Foundation

Simon Steffen - Researcher and Field Assistant, International Polar Foundation

Dr. Paula Lamprea Pineda  Postdoctoral Researcher at Ghent University, Belgium

Quinten Vanhellemont - Researcher, Royal Belgium Institute of Natural Sciences

Dr. Valentina Savaglia - Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Sevilla

Brandon Van Schaik - Doctoral Researcher, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne

Dr. Eric Rignot - Donald Bren Professor of Earth System Science, UC Irvine

Nighat Amin - Head of Environmental and International Affairs, International Polar Foundation

Register here to attend online!

Please check your local time for those residing outside of the Central European Time Zone.

The International Polar Foundation is organizing this event in partnership with the Center for Social and Environmental Futures (C-SEF), the Media and Climate Change Observatory (MeCCO), the Boulder Faculty Assembly Climate Science and Education Committee, the National University of Singapore, and CIRES Education and Outreach.

Author: IPF

Picture: The Princess Elisabeth Antarctica in the soft late austral spring twilight - © International Polar Foundation

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