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"iSTAR – NERC Ice Sheet Stablility Programme"
Issue date: 19th November 2014

iSTAR is a scientific programme funded by NERC (Natural Environment Research Council). It brings together leading scientists from 11 UK universities and from the British Antarctic Survey (BAS).

65 p stamp, Twin Otter aircraft

Fuchs Ice Piedmont, it shows a view from Rothera Wharf towards the Mt. Liotard (2'225 m) on the Adelaide Island.
Foto: Rod Arnold
Season: 2006/2007

85 p stamp, Surface Radar

Phase-sensitive radar (pRES) being used to study snow compaction. Radar used on the iSTAR traverse on Pine Island Glacier.
Foto: David Vaughan
Season: 2013/2014

95 p stamp, RRS James Clark Ross

It shows Emperor Penguins on the sea ice in front of RRS James Clark Ross. Taken during the JR240 ICEBell Cruise in the Weddell Sea.
Foto: Pete Bucktrout
Season: 2010/2011

£1.25 stamp, Autosub

AUTOSUB 3 autonomous underwater vehicle being deployed for observational missions beneath the floating tongue of Pine Island Glacier in Amundson Sea.
Foto: Pierre Dutrieux
Season: 2009/2010

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