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.
- A68 is still on the move and is about to clear the northern tip of the Ant Peninsula. Current trajectory on course to collide with Elephant or Clarence Islands? Diagram by T. Benham of @scottpolar (@frazer_christie @BBCAmos) pic.twitter.com/Pla0epwMM7
- Giant iceberg A68 is finally on the move! But where will it go next? 🤔 @WeddellSeaExped colleagues from @scottpolar, who have been closely following A68’s movement with @ESA_EO, @NASA and @DLR_en satellite imagery before, during and after the expedition, have some ideas! twitter.com/frazer_christi…
- We are honoured to be hearing from Jose Maria Figueres, co-founder of #antarctica2020 and @oceanunite. He has held senior leadership positions with Global Ocean Commission, WRI, Carbon War Room, WWF and the Stockholm Environment Institute. pic.twitter.com/1l2pNzv9nT