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.
- A final sunset over the Weddell Sea before we leave the ice 📸 Colin De La Harpe #WeddellSeaExpedition2019 #agulhasII pic.twitter.com/A5dekWN6o5
- Tahlia Henry is the CTD technician and winch operator onboard and has said "Though the sailing is never always smooth, life at sea is like a bottomless well of excitement and always thoroughly rewarding especially when the SA Agulhas II has become a home away from home." pic.twitter.com/zEUu2XgC5B
- RT ReachtheWorldco: #ReachtheWorld invites you to a LIVE video call w/ #WeddellSeaExpedition2019 Chief of Exploration Mensun Bound & Marine Biologist Dr. Lucy Woodall today at 11 am EST. Join us at youtube.com/watch?v=cFzlF1… @WeddellSeaExped @ExplorersClub @EBTSOYP #Endurance #Shackleton