Alex Cowan

Expedition Leader in Antarctica

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I am a polar expedition leader, an earth scientist and a naturalist with an interest in climate and oceanography, and I run sea ice and atmospheric data collection projects in the Arctic.

I have worked as a professional yacht skipper, instructor and engineer, and I'm an experienced mountaineer and skier; I have provided crevasse rescue training to groups working in glaciated terrain am always working to improve my guiding skills.

I am a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society and of The Explorers Club. Feel free to contact me for advice, ask a question or if you have an idea for collaboration.

  • Education
    • PhD, Earth Sciences