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iPhone : Mountains and giant mountains discovered under the South Pole as part of #PolarGap project with BAS twin otter aircraft twitter.com/bbcnews/status…

TweetDeck : Building a #NewPolarShip is not all about large blocks of metal in a construction hall. The crew are starting to train on the equipment that will be fitted to the RRS Sir David Attenborough Antarctic Survey NERC

TweetDeck : New research on variability of sea salts in ice and firn cores from #Antarctica by team including BAS ice core expert Dr Rob Mulvaney twitter.com/EGU_TC/status/…

TweetDeck : Did you know? The RRS Sir David Attenborough will have ice breaking capabilities up to 1 metre thick at 3 knots (5.6 km/h) #PolarShip #Antarctica bas.ac.uk/polar-operatio…

Twitter Web Client : #Biodiversity comes in all shapes, sizes & colours! #Antarctica has #corals, #sponges, #starfish, #seaspiders and #crustaceans to name just a few of the amazing things living in water as cold as -2 degrees! #IDB2018 #BiodiversityDay bas.ac.uk/team/science-t …

Twitter Web Client : #Antarctic seafloor #biodiversity can appear quite alien and is often very beautiful #closeup! These Isopod and Amphipod crustaceans have amazing eyes to cope with the low light conditions. #nature #OceanOptimism #IDB2018 #BiodiversityDay
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Twitter Web Client : Here are some spectacular images of life on the #Antarctic seafloor to celebrate United Nations International Day of #Biodiversity! Tens of thousands of species of invertebrates call this world of cold and permanent darkness home! #IDB2018 #BiodiversityDay bas.ac.uk/team/science-t…

Twitter Web Client : Happy International Day of #Biodiversity! #Amphipods or #sandfleas/#sandhoppers are found in all the Worlds oceans (>9,900 species described so far) but this display of #biodiversity comes from the #Antarctic seafloor! #IDB2018 #BiodiversityDay bas.ac.uk/team/science-t… …

Twitter Web Client : Only 0.18% of #Antarctica is is ice-free! These islands in the ice are home to some very small, but perfectly formed, survival specialists (eat your heart out Bear Grylls). Many can survive being frozen solid and thawed out! #IDB2018 #BiodiversityDay bas.ac.uk/team/science-t… …

iPhone : Next week we’re flying this impressive kit in our Twin Otter aircraft out of Cambridge to collect data on greenhouse gas emissions twitter.com/drneilhumpage/…

TweetDeck : Glad the #AuroraCambridge Innovation Centre is inspiring you Mark! We welcome enquiries from anyone working on climate change, environmental stewardship and technologies for challenging environments bas.ac.uk/polar-operatio… twitter.com/Mark_Optima/st…

TweetDeck : Great picture of the RRS Sir David Attenborough shaping up. To find out more about this state-of-the-art research platform, visit bas.ac.uk/polar-operatio… twitter.com/gm0hcq/status/…