A pioneering Antarctica expedition into the depths of the frozen Weddell sea
In January and February 2019, a major international scientific expedition will explore one of the coldest, harshest and most remote locations in the world, the Weddell Sea off Antarctica, using underwater robots, drones and other state-of-the-art technology.About the Expedition
The Expedition will bring together world-leading glaciologists, marine biologists, oceanographers and archaeologists on S.A. Agulhas II.
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