SGA Video Recordings

The South Georgia Association has been holding online talks since 2020. Where we recorded them, we present the individual talks below. Enjoy! You can see more South Georgia video content on our Youtube Channel.

There is also some extra South Georgia-related footage from other sources, you can access HERE.

The South Georgia Heritage Trust, along with the UK Antarctic Heritage Trust, have joined to host a series of online talks, which can be seen on their YouTube channel:

Archaeology Fieldwork on South Georgia

20 May 2021

Marcus Brittain from Cambridge University tells us about his 2019 expedition to South Georgia to investigate the remains of early sealers’ sites, and Bob Burton investigates why they went all that way to get fur. These talks were presented in association with the SGHT.

Giant Iceberg A68A – Possible Impacts on South Georgia

25 February 2021

Laura Gerrish and Sally Thorpe from the British Antarctic Survey tell us about the giant iceberg, the work being undertaken to study it, and its possible impacts on the island.

GSGSSI Update – Steve Brown

24 November 2020

GSGSSI Director of Operations Steve Brown gives us an update on Covid-19, tourism, and hydro-electric power plans.

Dias/Viola – Robb Robinson

24 November 2020

Robb Robinson from the Hull Maritime Museum tells the history of South Georgia Sealing vessel Dias, her early life as Hull Steam Trawler Viola, and plans to try and repatriate her to Hull.

Monitoring Wildlife with Drones – John Dickens

24 November 2020

John Dickens from the British Antarctic Survey tells us about the use of drones to monitor wildlife on South Georgia.

Rodent Monitoring – Pat Lurcock

9 November 2020

Pat Lurcock’s 30-minute talk about the monitoring project that confirmed the success of the SGHT rodent eradication project on South Georgia.

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