Getting out there

This section of our blog features entries about one of the many great aspects of being a polar researcher: Field work!



I can’t recall if I choose to apply or if the decision came naturally. First thing I know, I was submitting my application to participate in the Emerging Leaders program. As part of the Arctic Frontiers Conference, about 30 young professionals, scientists, politicians and businessmen (and women) were selected to […]

The Story of How I Became an Emergency Leader










Cruise MSM-64 was carried out aboard the German research vessel (RV) Maria S. Merian, a multi-purpose vessel designed for interdisciplinary research in coastal seas, on continental shelves, and in the blue ocean. The cruise focused on assessing the strength and variation of the currents in the southern subpolar North Atlantic. Another aim was to investigate […]

MSM-64 research cruise