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Iceberg, Greenland

Evelyn Dowdeswell

My Favourite Countries

  • Spitsbergen
  • Greenland

Evelyn Dowdeswell is a glaciologist, working in the Bristol Glaciology Centre.

Her main research interests are the form and flow of glaciers and ice sheets using satellite remote sensing techniques and glacial geology and sedimentology.

She has carried out field work in Baffin Island, Spitsbergen and Antarctica.

She has also written a book on Captain Scott and the history of his exploration of Antarctica for young children.

Icebergs, Arctic
Icebergs, Arctic

Arctic – Spitsbergen and Greenland Cruise with The Friends of The Scott Polar Research Institute

Join like-minded people cruising aboard the Ortelius from Spitsbergen to Northeast Greenland, finishing in Iceland in conjunction with The Friends of The Scott Polar Research Institute.

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