Are you interested in finding out more about any of the items featured in Ice Patrol? From breaking the icy wastes of Antarctica, studying climate change or climbing onboard HMS Endurance access our selection of web links to learn more.
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HMS Endurance Tracking Project 2007 – 2009 - Flexible, capable and unique, HMS Endurance deploys each year in autumn from her base port of Portsmouth in Hampshire, to the cold and ice of the Antarctica austral summer where she carries out her operational duties for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, the British Antarctic Survey and the United Kingdom Hydrographic Office. The aims of this project are to increase everyone’s knowledge of the environment as a whole and show how the Royal Navy contributes to a better world, shaping our lives beyond their traditional military capabilities. Click here to access the Visit & Learn site
Royal Navy – This link concentrates on HMS Endurance, the Royal Navy's most unique Ice Patrol vessel. Here you’ll find a wealth of information on the HMS Endurance including its history, facts and futures, a chance to meet the crew and its commanding officer and more. View site
British Antarctic Survey - BAS is one of the world's leading environmental research centres and is responsible for the UK's national scientific activities in Antarctica. It has, for over 60 years, undertaken the majority of Britain's scientific research on and around the Antarctic continent. View site
Foreign & Commonwealth Office - Not many people know a lot about Antarctica other than it's a frozen, windswept continent with no permanent inhabitants. The Polar Regions Unit, in the FCO’s Overseas Territories Directorate – directly administrating the British Antarctic Territory – aims to change this with a range of projects to put Antarctica on the map. View site