Captain's Log

Simon Calder explores how ships' logbooks from the past 400 years are proving invaluable to science today.

Episodes

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01The Earths Magnetic Fields2001090320021014

He meets the scientists and historians who are using maritime records to investigate the Earth's magnetic field.

02 LASTGlobal Climate Change2001091020021021

He meets the scientists and historians who are plundering the arcHIVes for clues to global climate change.