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.
- RT SteveBraceGeog: It's #penguineawarenessday today & who doesn't love a penguine. For more on their Antarctica home (& some do live elsewhere) see @RGS_IBGschools Antarctic @WeddellSeaExped resources on rgs.org/DWS & discoveringantarctica.org.uk developed with @BAS_News @govbat @fcdogovuk pic.twitter.com/y10ghBOYv1
- Huge congratulations to expedition member Dr. Christine Batchelor @DrCBatchelor @scottpolar @NTNUnorway on being named the @EuroGeosciences 2021 Outstanding Early Career Scientist (Cryospheric Sciences division). Very well deserved! twitter.com/EuroGeoscience…
- More excellent research led by @scottpolar resulting from our use of AUVs during the expedition! Read the paper, published today in Geomorphology, at the link below! Congrats @DrCBatchelor twitter.com/DrCBatchelor/s…