The Explorer Scientist

Adrian McCallum leads this aspect of Wilkins research. Read Adrian’s biography and discover how he came to be inspired by Wilkins.

Read the first article below, which explores the construction of snow shelters.

Become a contributor

If you would like to contribute a story of your connection to Wilkins, along with a an article on the science you do please email Adrian McCallum.

Wilkins and Snow Shelters

Our very own Dr Stephen Carthew, recently appraised me of an article by Elsner and Pruitt (1959) that discussed some structural and thermal characteristics of snow shelters. The article is of particular interest, because Sir Hubert is mentioned, contributing to the...