UCL Earth Sciences


London Polar Group sea ice event

23 September 2022, 3:30 pm–5:30 pm

The Blinding Sea

The London Polar Group will be introducing all things sea ice at this exciting event taking place just after the Arctic sea ice extent minimum

This event is free.

Event Information

Open to







Michel Tsamados – Earth Sciences
020 3108 6319


Kathleen Lonsdale Building room 126 - 1st floor
Department of Earth Sciences
Gower Place University College London
United Kingdom

On the menu of this multi-disciplinary re-launching event for the London Polar Group we will have a series of 4 short presentation and a panel on: 

1. A new documentary on polar explorer Amundsen presented by the director Georges Tombs. 

2. The lauch of a project to assist with safe travel in Inuit Nunangat with the project lead and participation from our SmartIce Inuit social entreprise. 

3. The publication of a Nature paper showing how we can now measure sea ice thickness from space presented by Associate Professor Michel Tsamados

4. This year's Arctic sea ice extent minimum and what it means by the co-director of the London Polar Group Ilan Kelman.

Note that all participants will be provided with a link to view the award-winning geographical/environmental studies film "The Blinding Sea" about polar explorer Roald Amundsen.

About the Speaker

Georges Tombs

Film director

George Tombs is an award-winning author and filmmaker, based in Montreal, working in English and French.

He devotes his time to hybrid creations, across different platforms.

More about Georges Tombs