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Reconstructing Antarctic sea-ice evolution using a novel biological archive (ANTSIE)

ANTSIE is a research project funded by the European Research Council (ERC) and the Leverhulme Trust. Our work uses the beautiful Antarctic seabird, the snow petrel (Pagodroma nivea) to reconstruct changes in sea ice and its ecosystems over tens of thousands of years.

We are a large team of PhD students, post-doctoral researchers, and staff at Durham University (Department of Geography, Department of Biosciences) and at British Antarctic Survey.

We’re currently updating the webpages: watch this space

View from snow petrel colony, Svarthamaren, Dronning Maud Land, Antarctica. Photo credit: Ewan Wakefield.