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Bristol 2014 meeting

The 2014 IGSBB was held 8–9 September at the Bristol Glaciology Centre, University of Bristol followed by the UK Antarctic Research Symposium on 11–12 September.

Minutes of the 2014 Annual General Meeting

The ICE report

The local website has further information about the meeting including a recording of the 'real' John Nye lecture.

Twitter:

The conference twitter account is @BristolOnIce.

Photo competition

There was a polar photo competition judged by children (aged up to 10) from Hareclive Academy, who have an arts studio run by children called Room 13.

1st Prize:

Framed print of your photo (up to A1)
DVD: “Encounters at the End of the World” by Werner Herzog
Joint winners:
Mark Brandon (Location: Jökulsarlón, Iceland) "A blue berg waiting to calve"

Winning photo from the IGS-BB 2015 photo competition

and
Jan De Rydt (Location: Pine Island Glacier Antarctica) "Early morning sun halo whilst measuring the ice thickness of the glacier"

Winning photo from the IGS-BB 2015 photo competition

2nd Prize:

Framed print of your photo (up to A2)
Book: “Ice Blink: An Antarctic Essay” by Simon Faithfull
Winner: Martin O' Leary (Location: Tasiilax East Greenland) "With around two thousand inhabitants, Tasiilaq is the largest settlement on the east coast of Greenland. The lack of light pollution, along with its location on the Arctic Circle, make it an ideal place to see the northern lights. Here, researchers take pictures and enjoy the display, after a successful field season."

2nd prize photo from the IGS-BB 2015 photo competition

3rd Prize:

Framed print of your photo (up to A2)
Book: “Bipolar” by The Arts Catalyst
Winner: Michael Meredith (location: Bransfield House, Antarctica) "Bransfield House, Antarctic Peninsula. The view from the library. Sometimes it's hard to concentrate on reading about Antarctic science, when the real thing is just out the window distracting you"

3rd prize photo from the IGS-BB 2015 photo competition