Here we are! We landed in Longyearbyen, Svalbard, on Tuesday and tomorrow morning the expedition finally begins. We will leave Longyearbyen, get out of the fjord and go… where exactly? […]
Meet Sara Sahlin, Master student working with me (Céline Heuzé) at the University of Gothenburg. In just under two weeks, her and I will be embarking on the R/V Polarstern […]
The field season is finished for this year! Thanks for reading us, and we hope to see you again in a few months!
We are in the middle of our second ‘mooring frenzy’ right now so the blog has not been updated in a while. Moorings are lines of rope with a heavy […]
“How long do you think this will take?” the first mate asks me. The answer – anything between 15 minutes and 12 hours – does not seem to what he […]
Just a hurried note from a busy Araon! We have managed to recover our first mooring and all instruments and data are salvaged. We have also deployed our first […]
We have entered ice land finally and are now breaking some heavy but ‘rotten’ (sea-bear terminology for old and half-melted) ice. The ice damps the waves very effectively so now […]