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What was new on this site

What was new on this site

Note: Links to obsolete pages have been removed in the list below.

19-28 February 2002

  • Many webpages in most areas updated, prior to the handover to the new Webmaster on 28 Feb 2002.

12 February 2002

12 December 2001

  • Research by Dr Marcelle Chabot (Université Laval, Québec, Canada) on The Social and Political Economy of the Inuit Household

29 November 2001

  • New research on intersecting economies in a Subarctic indigenous community by Sean Maher, in the SPRI Science and Development group.
  • Professor Julian Dowdeswell and Ms Ruth Fleming added to the SPRI staff webpage.
  • Updated page for The Gino Watkins Memorial Fund on grants awarded, written by Professor Michael Lea.

27 November 2001

6 November 2001

  • Sea Ice group renamed the Polar Marine Science Group.

30 October 2001

  • Prof Keith Richards writes: "Congratulations to Peter Wadhams on his Personal Professorship announced in the University Reporter on 24 October. Peter's chair will be as Professor of Ocean Physics, a fitting title for the head of the new Polar Marine Science Group".
  • Science and Society seminars at SPRI - Michaelmas Term 2001.
  • Polar Bytes, No.20.

14 October 2001

4 October 2001

28 September 2001

27 September 2001

20 September 2001

16 August 2001

24 July 2001

3 July 2001

  • Updated museum webpage and foreign language homepages to show Mon-Fri opening.

28 June 2001

14 June 2001

  • An updated map webpage now includes a link to the University Map.

10 May 2001

4 May 2001

  • Links to SPRI Review from non-English SPRI homepages.

27 April 2001

3 April 2001

  • Revised foreign language SPRI homepages showing the newly named Anthropology, Russian and Northern Studies Group

18 March 2001

  • Anthropology, Russian and Northern Studies Group - revised webpages showing the new name for this research group.
  • Research by our new PhD students (Mark, Niobe and Stephanie / Sean and Richard)
  • Personal homepages for Niobe, Stephanie and Richard

9 February 2001

19 January 2001

  • Science and Development Group homepage, written by Michael Bravo.
  • Hugh Brody at SPRI.

19 December 2000

14 November 2000

8 September 2000

11 August 2000

20 July 2000

2 June 2000

19 May 2000

  • Index to Antarctic programmes - comprehensive guide to Internet resources on national programmes, their webpages, current and historic research, and related photographs in SPRI Picture Library.
  • Index to Antarctic expeditions - comprehensive guide to Internet resources on historic and selected contemporary expeditions: summaries, literature and photographs.

11 May 2000

30 April 2000

31 March 2000

  • Dr Michael Bravo has been appointed to the recently advertised University Lectureship post.

23 March 2000

  • An Expeditions webpage, providing summaries of some important but little known British Antarctic expeditions, which have been written by Claude Cowan. The latest is: Norwegian-British-Swedish Antarctic Expedition, 1949-52

17 February 2000

  • SPRI Picture Library have produced three sets of Notelets illustrated with Edward Wilson watercolours painted on Scott's Discovery and Terra Nova expeditions. These are now available from the Museum Shop.

10 February 2000

1 February 2000

  • New pages for the Directory of European Glaciology: Italy, updated pages on Austria and Germany with thanks to Claudia Hermichen.
  • META tags for SPRI homepage and Picture Library homepage

14 December 1999

11 November 1999

  • Submarine upward looking sonar ice draft profile data and statistics from the Sea Ice and Polar Oceanography Group
  • Revised Sea Ice and Polar Oceanography Group home page

15 October 1999

  • Polar Bytes No.13, the latest Friends' Newsletter.
  • Research in image processing techniques in the Remote Sensing Group

5 October 1999

13 July 1999

18 June 1999

  • Pages on Monitoring vegetation use and vegatation change in reindeer-herding areas in the Russian Arctic and on environmental risk in the Arctic, within the Remote Sensing Group.
  • An expanded Gallery Page for the SPRI Picture Library, has 144 new photographs on display. Many thanks to Daniel Lambert for designing these webpages.

17 May 1999

  • The most recent issue of Polar Bytes, the newsletter of the Friends of SPRI, and links to past issues.

30 April 1999

  • Updated booklist for the Museum Shop
  • Extracts from SPRI Review '98 on work in the Research Groups

26 March 1999

11 March 1999

1 March 1999

  • Search SPRILIB Antarctica. SPRI library's Antarctic collections may now be searched on the Internet. SPRILIB Antarctica is the first of a planned suite of subsets of SPRILIB to be made available.

2 February 1999

  • Emma Wilson's Project Kamchatka '98 Report
  • Completely revised Social Sciences and Russian Studies Group webpages

15 December 1998

4 December 1998

3 November 1998

5 October 1998

14 September 1998

24 August 1998

3 August 1998

16 July 1998

2 July 1998

  • A Gallery for the Picture Library, with links to many other images on the SPRI website.

26 May 1998

19 May 1998

7 May 1998

  • New Resources heading on our homepage.
  • SPRI Kids Pages: An Animals Quiz designed by Roland Warren.

7 April 1998

  • Remote Sensing Group page on Oil spills on frozen ground, research by Dr Yvette Marchand.
  • SPRI Kids Pages on Polar Games designed by Roland Warren.

20 March 1998

12 March 1998

  • A new Remote Sensing Group research project on Vegetation change, reindeer herding and indigenous knowledge as part of SPRI's contribution to BASIS (Barents Sea area Impact Study)
  • Related to this SPRI has a Job Vacancy: Research Assistant (half time) in Remote Sensing
  • Updated Picture Library page with hand-painted lantern slides.
  • Captain Joe's third installment on the building of the Shackleton Memorial Library.

27 February 1998

  • RSG Group page Snow monitoring in Scotland, designed by Alan Steel.

3 February 1998

19 January 1998, and weekly thereafter (not listed here)

19 December 1997

18 December 1997

  • Captain Joe's second instalment on the building of the Shackleton Memorial Library.

26 November 1997

20 November 1997

10 November 1997

28 October 1997

22 October 1997

14 October 1997

24 September 1997

  • Neil Arnold's research and teaching webpages.

1 September 1997

  • Completely revised Sea Ice and Polar Oceanography web pages, by Stephen Wells and Douglas Low

14 August 1997

13 May 1997

  • Air and rail routes to Cambridge.
  • Additional conference pages - see 13 March, below.

29 April 1997

  • The Institute's new Picture Library
  • Changes to the museum and home pages, warning of the 12-month closure of the museum on 12 June 1997.

23 April 1997

26 March 1997

13 March 1997

  • In association with the Geotechnical Science Laboratories, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada SPRI presents a seminar/workshop on Contaminants in Freezing Ground, Cambridge, United Kingdom, 14-15 July 1997 - organised by Gareth Rees and Peter Williams.

5 March 1997

17 January 1997

9 January 1997

  • How to search the whole World-Wide Web

12 December 1996

5 December 1996

28 November 1996

13 November 1996

12 November 1996

  • New Staff Appointment at SPRI - Statement by the Director, John Heap.

5 November 1996

30 October 1996

5 September 1996

1 September 1996

  • The SPRI Website was launched on 1 September 1996