Paula's Warming Task in Antarctic
Byline: By DAVID GREENWOOD
A NORTH Wales woman is spending Christmas on a tiny island in Antarctica with only a few colleagues, and 40,000 fur seals for company.
Paula Roberts is spending 14 weeks on the island of Signy, 6.5km long and 5km wide, collecting soil samples as part of a British Antarctic Survey (BAS) mission.
Their work could provide vital new evidence of global warming.
The 41-year-old Llanberis woman, who is completing a Phd in soil science at Bangor university, hopes to come home with a large batch of samples.
She said: "Using high-tech equipment, I will be able to analyse the soil to see how climate change will affect the …
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Publication information: Article title: Paula's Warming Task in Antarctic. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: Daily Post (Liverpool, England). Publication date: November 15, 2005. Page number: 16. © 2009 MGN Ltd. COPYRIGHT 2005 Gale Group.
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