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.
- It’s day one of the Weddell Sea Expedition Conference. The scientists from around the world are gathering at the Royal Geographical Society in London to discuss their research. #weddellseaexpedition2019 #antarctica #climatechange #RGS pic.twitter.com/EWWEKNa8zq
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