School of GeoSciences

The Exploration of Subglacial Lake Ellsworth

Articles, presentations and publicity

Magazine articles and papers

Interview with Martin Siegert on the history and the current status of research into subglacial lakes, SciencePoles (September 2009)

Article on the technology that will be used for the exploration of Subglacial Lake Ellsworth, The Engineer (July 2009)

Article on the exploration of Hodgson Lake, Planet Earth online (July 2009)

Announcement that NERC has funded the exploration of Subglacial Lake Ellsworth, NERC press release (March 2009)

Article by Martin Siegert, Planet Earth Magazine (June 2008)

Article on Subglacial Lake exploration, Discover Magazine (October 2007)

Article by Martin Siegert, Geoscientist (October 2007)

Paper on Lake Ellsworth; Vaughan et al. (2007)

Lake Ellsworth Concept Document MkI (February 2005)

International Polar Year 'Expression of Intent' (January 2005)

Paper on Lake Ellsworth; Siegert et al. (2004)

Powerpoint on the exploration of Lake Ellsworth (December 2004)

Poster on the exploration of Lake Ellsworth (September 2004)

One-page summary of the Lake Ellsworth programme (September 2004)

Publicity
Popular Science (June 2009)
New Scientist (10th March 2009)
Scotland on Sunday (8th March 2009)
Dagens Nyheter (7th March 2009)

The exploration of subglacial Lake Ellsworth makes the front page of a national UK newspaper!, The Independent (7th March 2009)

Edinburgh Evening News (3rd March 2009)
The Register (3rd March 2009)
BBC Radio 4, The Material World, 7th August 2008
Discovery, BBC World Service, April 2008 (Prog 3: Water and Ice)
BBC News website, 16th January 2008
ITN News Report (part 2), 15th January 2008
ITN News Report (part 1), 14th January 2008
Newcastle Evening Chronicle, 9th October 2007
EOS, 13th March 2007
The Scotsman 3 March 2007
Glasgow Herald 22 February 2007
The Observer, 13 November 2005
BBC Radio 4, The Material World, 8 June 2006
Science, 28 October 2005
The Observer, 22 May 2005
New Scientist, 8 January 2005
National Geographic, 15 November 2004
National Geographic, 1 November 2004
BBC Radio 4, The Material World, 21 October
The Journal, 6 October 2004
The Guardian October 21, 2004
THES September 2004

Presentations
December 2004. The exploration of Subglacial Lake Ellsworth. NASA JPL, USA

November 2004. Plans for the in-situ detection of biomarkers in subglacial Lake Ellsworth. 4th European Workshop on Exo/Astrobiology (EANA), The Open University, UK.

October 2004. Plans for the exploration of subglacial Lake Ellsworth. West Antarctic Ice Sheet initiative (WAIS) meeting, Washington DC.

September 2004. The exploration of subglacial Lake Ellsworth. NERC/PPARC town meeting, Royal Society, London.

July 2004. A candidate for Antarctic subglacial lake exploration. SCAR28 open science meeting, Bremen, Germany.

February 2004. The exploration of Antarctic subglacial lakes. ESA Aurora meeting. Institute of Electrical Engineers, London.

 

 
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