We have reached the Gulf of Bothnica, and performed the first trials with success. Bonus: Nice weather!
My PhD takes me offshore to the Arctic yet again. This time, the adventures will take place North in the Baltic Sea on vessel Magne Viking.
I look back at 2016 and remember some of the great experiences, moments and travels!
Only three weeks after leaving Svalbard, I find myself back for doing a course at UNIS.
The reason for me being on the Arctic Ocean 2016 research cruise is primarily to gather data for my PhD research work. I have promised a post about my work, so let me tell you a bit about what I am doing. I started my PhD at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) … Continue reading About my work: Reducing the impact from sea ice on marine operations in the Arctic
I got to help the meteorology work package with launching a weather balloon! We launch four of these each day. The balloons are filled with helium and attached to a sensor that records the pressure, humidity and temperature in the atmosphere on their way up. In addition, the sensor has GPS, and therefore the wind … Continue reading Photo of the day: Balloon launch