Allen Pope

By Allen Pope, a research associate at the National Snow and Ice Data Center and the Polar Science Center. He studies the Earth's frozen regions with satellite and airborne data, does fieldwork to make sure the satellites have it right, and shares his science with other people. He tweets @PopePolar.

This is the fourth in a series of articles by the Institute's Fellows, each covering an area of interest that relates directly both to their own work and the wider issue of software's role in research.

I love being outdoors. There is just something so viscerally…

PhD Candidate, Scott Polar Research Institute, University of Cambridge

By Laura Hobbs & Allen Pope, UK Polar Network 

On the 17th September 2013, the UK Polar Network hosted a Software and Polar Research workshop at the Scott Polar Research Institute, Cambridge. The workshop was sponsored by the Institue. Preceding the UK Arctic Sciences 2013 conference, this one day event was designed to introduce new software to early career Polar Scientists whilst also discussing how software that is already used can be developed to increase its possibilities and facilitate better science.

The workshop started with some “Lightning Presentations”…

By Allen Pope, postdocoral student and Fellow.

With sponsorship from the Software Sustainability Institute, the UK Polar Network (UKPN) are running a Software & Polar Research Workshop at the Scott Polar Research Institute, Cambridge on Tuesday 17 September 2013. The workshop is currently in the planning process, but please save the date in your diaries and check back regularly for updates!


Scott Polar Research Institute, University of Cambridge, Lensfield Road, Cambridge, CB2 1ER.

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