The British Antarctica Survey (BAS) traces its roots to post World War II and was officially formed in 1962 and headquartered in Cambridge, U.K. The BAS has five permanent bases in the British Antarctic Territory and two bases in South Georgia. BAS headquarters supplies office, equipment, scientific labs and research materials for scientific inquiry into the natural resources and geography of the Antarctic.

Address
High Cross, Madingley Road, Cambridge CB3 DET, United Kingdom
Website
http://www.antarctica.ac.uk
Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/British_Antarctic_Survey

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Report highlights impact of changes in Antarctica

A new report published Tuesday 24 May sends a strong message to countries responsible for Antarctic governance meeting this week in Berlin, that there's a need for urgent action on minimizing climate change impacts in Antarctica ...

New study on water resources in Himalaya

A new study featuring contributions from British Antarctic Survey (BAS) scientists has identified 100 pressing research questions on climate change and water resources in the Upper Indus Basin (UIB) that must be answered ...

Drilling of oldest ice on Earth underway

The first ice core drilling campaign of Beyond Epica-Oldest Ice has been successfully completed at the remote Little Dome C site in Antarctica—one of the most extreme places on Earth. By analyzing a deep ice core extracted ...

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