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Tracing atmospheric gases

Tracing atmospheric gases

Amy Burney BLAKE NIWA Ambassador – Atmostphere & Climate I spent my last week of my BLAKE NIWA ambassadorship in an entirely different environment than the first two weeks. From a busy populous NIWA site just outside of New Zealand’s capital city to Lauder...
From the air to the ocean

From the air to the ocean

Amy Burney BLAKE NIWA Ambassador – Atmostphere & Climate From the air to the ocean, my second week started by attending a seminar by Chris Harvat on the next generation of sea ice modelling. This talk was a bit out of my field of understanding, but...
New Zealand’s Carbon Picture

New Zealand’s Carbon Picture

Amy Burney BLAKE NIWA Ambassador – Atmostphere & Climate My first of two weeks at the Greta point NIWA headquarters began with many inductions, introductions and lots of information. Hinrich Schaefer, who is taking me under his wing for the next weeks had a...
BLAKE Ambassador explores Antarctica through earth science

BLAKE Ambassador explores Antarctica through earth science

BLAKE Antarctic Ambassador Rachel Worthington wasn’t sure what to study – then she discovered geology, and later oceanography, and she’s so enraptured that she wants all Kiwi kids to know about the incredible opportunities earth science presents. “Look, hey, like if...
On board the NIWA Tangaroa voyage

On board the NIWA Tangaroa voyage

In November 2019 BLAKE NIWA Ambassadors Melanie Hayden and Hiromi Beran, and BLAKE Programme Manager Bhakti Patel, set off on the TAN1908 voyage to the Sub-Antarctic Region with programme partner The National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA). They...