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Smart Talk – Antarctica


Thu 28 Aug 2014, 6:00pm

Where: Auckland War Memorial Museum, Domain Dr, Auckland Domain, Parnell, Auckland

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Adult: $10.00
  • Members: $7.50
  • Students: $5.00
  • Additional fees may apply


Listed by: Auckland Museum

In partnership with NZ Icefest savour the wonder of Antarctic science after hours at Auckland Museum. Sit back and listen to a panel of internationally renowned Antarctic scientists from the Scientific Committee for Antarctic Research (SCAR) talk about the international endeavour of Antarctic Science, discoveries of working as a scientist at the bottom of the earth, and what the future holds for Antarctica.


Dr Carlota Escutia
Universidad De Granada, Spain
Expertise: deciphering past climate and ice sheet dynamics from sedimentary records.

Professor Martin Siegert
Co-director, Grantham Institute, Imperial College London
Expertise: sub-glacial lakes and or innovations.

Professor Chuck Kennicutt
Professor Emeritus In Oceanography, Texas A&m University
Professor Chuck Kennicutt was Director of the Geochemical and Environmental Research Group (1998-2004) and subsequently the Director of Sustainable Development (2003-2008), at Texas A&M University. He is a past president of SCAR (2008-2012). Expertise: The outcomes of the first SCAR Antarctic and Southern Ocean Science Horizon Scan 2014.

Professor Richard Bellerby
Research Scientist, Norwegian Institute for Water Research
Expertise: ocean acidification

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