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Department of History and Philosophy of Science


PhD student

College: Darwin

Supervisor: Richard Staley

Co-supervisor: Michael Bravo (Scott Polar Research Centre, Cambridge)

Thesis topic: Sensing oceans, mapping ice: a history of 'deep uncertainty'

Amelia is a writer and researcher interested in histories of environmental knowledge. Her thesis work investigates episodes in the measuring, mapping, and modelling of Antarctica's ice sheets. She is also co-organizer of the CRASSH research network on 'Remote Sensing: Ice, Instruments, Imagination' (2022-2023).