Category Archives: Royal Geographical Society

Introduction to Ocean Rowing Seminar

Milestone We reached our first ocean rowing milestone today, an ‘introduction to ocean rowing’ seminar, held at Twickenham Yacht Club, in the UK, attended by our team virtually from Georgia, Sweden, and the UK as a webinar along with other race … Continue reading

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Bicycle Stories

Your First Bike Getting your first ever bike is like a right of passage, something you rarely forget, even if you don’t recall all the intricate details.  I must have been about 5 or 6 years old when I got … Continue reading

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Creating Lectures for Citizen Scientists

Originally posted on Earthwatch Unlocked:
I have a fantastic job at Earthwatch, and I’m going to tell you about a day-in-the-life of me and my team, specifically from our lecture last week at the Royal Geographical Society in London. There…

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Last Letters: Vice-Admiral Egerton

Originally posted on ISCE journals:
TO VICE-ADMIRAL SIR GEORGE LE CLEARC EGERTON. K.C.B. MY DEAR SIR GEORGE, I fear we have shot our bolt–but we have been to Pole and done the longest journey on record. I hope these letters…

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Last Letters: To Vice-Admiral Sir Francis Charles Bridgeman

Originally posted on ISCE journals:
TO VICE-ADMIRAL SIR FRANCIS CHARLES BRIDGEMAN, K.C.V.O., K.C.B. MY DEAR SIR FRANCIS, I fear we have shipped up; a close shave; I am writing a few letters which I hope will be delivered some day.…

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Have you Ever Been to Georgia?

Have you ever been to Georgia?  was the number one question on every Oceans Ambassador’s mind yesterday, as we called up the European Space Agency’s Dr Alexander Kumar at Concordia Research Station in Antarctica, one of the remotest places on … Continue reading

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Last Letters: To the Right Hon Sir Edgar Speyer, BART.

Originally posted on ISCE journals:
TO THE RIGHT HON. SIR EDGAR SPEYER, BART. Dated March 16, 1912. Lat. 79.5°. MY DEAR SIR EDGAR, I hope this may reach you. I fear we must go and that it leaves the Expedition…

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