Local time: 2016-08-28 10:28 Position: 86° 26.18'N 134° 51.40'W Heading: 235° Speed: 6 knots Water depth: 2440 m Wind speed: 14.1 m/s Air temperature: -0.1°C Feels like (wind chill): -7.32°C Sea temperature: -1.5°C On Friday night, the whole ship was invited to surströmming evening after dinner. Many people, me included, had never had surströmming before, … Continue reading We survived surströmming
Local time: 2016-08-28 15:03 Position: 86° 21.76'N 134° 26.40'W Heading: 246° Speed: 5.3 knots Water depth: 2140 m Wind speed: 19.8 m/s Air temperature: -0.1°C Feels like (wind chill): -8.59°C Sea temperature: -1.5°C (English below) Dette har jeg glemt å nevne, men forrige uke ble jeg intervjuet på radio. Hallo P3 har en spalte som … Continue reading Radiotryne
Local time: 2016-24-08 19:28 Position: 88° 23.40'N 124° 20.22'W Heading: 198° Speed: 2.5 knots Water depth: 3935 m Wind speed: 11.3 m/s Air temperature: -2.3°C Feels like (wind chill): -9.74°C Sea temperature: -1.3°C The last couple of days we have had a lot of wind, up to 21 m/s! We also had some snow. This … Continue reading Photo of the day: Windy!
I wanted to do a brief post about the main reason behind the expedition Arctic Ocean 2016. My fellow shipmate Grace Shephard (geologist and post doc from the University of Oslo) have already written an excellent in-depth post about this over at https://arctickoalablog.wordpress.com/2016/08/05/arctic-ocean-2016-sites-of-interest/. If you want to go more in depth on the topic, I … Continue reading Why we are here: A brief introduction
Local time: 14:23 2016-08-22 Position: 89° 59.02'N 070° 24.63'W Heading: 310° Speed: 4.8 knots Water depth: 4225 m Wind speed: 8.5 m/s Air temperature: -5.15°C Feels like (wind chill): -12.76°C Sea temperature: -1.5°C We have reached the North Pole! Yesterday, 21 August 2016 at 11:03:35, we finally reached it after lurking around in the area … Continue reading 90° North: We have reached the North Pole!
Oden breaks the sea ice, and it's colours appear. I have never seen so many fantastic shades of blue before in my life. How can the ice be so blue?
There are several participants posting content and photos from the expedition. I have linked to some through my page. Below is an updated list of people to follow and hashtags for seeing content from the expedition. Participants on Oden tweeting: @polarforskning @Martin_Heyn @ShepGracie @IanMBrooks @polaranna @DrPrytherch @jonbjorno Participants on Louis S. St.-Laurent tweeting: @emiliehchoue @marylynndickso3 … Continue reading Participants posting from Arctic Ocean 2016
Photo from day 6, Saturday 13 August. Katarina Gårdfeldt and her team on an ice station. They were originally upstream of the vessels, they were passed by the vessels after some hours on the ice. I wrote about ice stations and their work in my post from earlier today (https://runaskarbo.wordpress.com/2016/08/16/feet-on-the-ice/).
Local time: 15:30 2016-08-15 Position: 89° 10.15'N 034° 36.77'W Heading: 334° Speed: 4.9 knots Water depth: 4117 m Wind speed: 9.6 m/s Air temperature: -4.8°C Feels like (wind chill): -12.35°C Sea temperature: 0°C Greetings from north of the 89th parallel! I can't believe we are almost at the North Pole! But we are probably not … Continue reading Feet on the ice!
Local time: 22:57 Position: 88° 26.15'N 006° 17.38'W Heading: 340° Speed: 10.6 knots Water depth: 4341 m Wind speed: 3.3 m/s Air temperature: -2.7°C Feels like (wind chill): -6.51°C Sea temperature: -1.4°C We've been on the ship for almost a week now. I can't believe it, time is moving so fast! Everyone is settling in, … Continue reading Life on board