Association of Polar Early Career Scientists


Polar Week Photo Competition Spring 2016

Tobias Staal
University of Tasmania
  • fauna
Picture taken December 2016 at Hippo Island, Shackleton Ice Shelf, East Antarctica.

“Snow Petrel (Pagodroma nivea) surfing the ice. If these guys would keep record of there glaciological observation through centuries, they would be of great help for science. Unfortunately they mostly play around and show off."

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