School of GeoSciences

Antarctica’s forgotten ice

Antarctica’s forgotten ice


302 Crew Building


Wednesday, May 8, 2019 - 13:00 to 14:00


Dr Gillian Young from the British Antarctic Survey

When we think of ice in Antarctica, we often focus on the numerous ice shelves, seasonal sea ice, or vast ice sheets. Here, I will talk about a different kind of ice that we often don’t consider – the ice in Antarctic clouds. I will discuss how Antarctic cloud ice governs cloud lifetime and precipitation production, and show how understanding the ice above is critical for predicting the future of the frozen world below.

Organised by : 

Richard Essery