PDF Iced In By Chris Turney

PDF Iced In By Chris Turney The Antarctic Factor if anything can go wrong it will It's basically Murphy's Law on steroids Chris TurneyOn Christmas Eve 2013 off the coast of East Antarctica an abrupt weather change trapped the ShThe Antarctic Factor if anything can go wrong it will It's basically Murphy's Law on steroids Chris TurneyOn Christmas Eve 2013 off the coast of East Antarctica an abrupt weather change trapped the Shokalskiy the ship carrying earth scientist Chris Turney and 71 others involved in the Australasian Antarctic Expedition in a densely packed armada of sea ice 1400 miles from civilization With the ship's hull breached and steerage lost the wind threatened to drive the vessel into the frozen continent smashing it to pieces If nearby floating icebergs picked up speed they could cause a devastating collision.

Leaving little time to abandon ship and potentially creating an environmental disaster The forecast offered no relief a blizzard was headed their wayAs Turney chronicles his modern day ordeal he revisits famed polar explorer Ernest Shackleton's harrowing Antarctic expedition almost a century prior His ship Endurance was trapped and ultimately lost to the ice forcing Shackleton and his men to fight for survival on a vast and treacherous icescape for two years Turney also draws inspiration from Douglas Mawson whose Antarctic explorations were eually legendary But for Turney the stakes were even higher.

iced pdf Iced In PDF/EPUBLeaving little time to abandon ship and potentially creating an environmental disaster The forecast offered no relief a blizzard was headed their wayAs Turney chronicles his modern day ordeal he revisits famed polar explorer Ernest Shackleton's harrowing Antarctic expedition almost a century prior His ship Endurance was trapped and ultimately lost to the ice forcing Shackleton and his men to fight for survival on a vast and treacherous icescape for two years Turney also draws inspiration from Douglas Mawson whose Antarctic explorations were eually legendary But for Turney the stakes were even higher.

PDF Iced In By Chris Turney

PDF Iced In By Chris Turney wwwspiritofmawsoncom Chris' latest book 'Iced In' published in North America by Kensington Press describes the latest scientific thinking from the frozen continent and the expedition's entrapment by a major breakout of decade old sea ice during the Christmas period Chronicling the team's discoveries and experiences 'Iced In' revisits famed polar explorer Ernest Shackleton's harrowing Antarctic expedition almost a century before when his ship Endurance was trapped and ultimately lost to the ice forcing his team to fight for survival on a vast and treacherous icescape for two years Chris leads a research team at the University of New South Wales and is passionate about science communication He regularly contributes articles to the media on the discoveries and value of science and has give numerous media interviews Taking expeditions around the world and using the latest satellite technology Chris and his team report their discoveries under the banner of 'Intrepid Science' In 2007 he was awarded The Sir Nicholas Shackleton Medal for outstanding young scientist for pioneering research and in 2014 the Australian Academy of Science's Frederick White Prize for the understanding of natural phenomena Chris is the inventor and a founding Director of Carbonscape a New Zealand carbon refining company that offers a global solution for mitigating the effects of climate change; in 2009 it was selected as the Judges Top Choice in the Financial Times Climate Change Challenge and in 2012 came runner up in the International Dutch Postcode Lottery Green ChallengeChris is married and has two gorgeous children

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