Taking it easy

News - Tuesday 21/04 -

After covering record-distances over the weekend, Marc and Philip allowed themselves a slow start yesterday. They are now travelling on thicker, multi-year sea ice. As the day unfolded the team had to cope with white-out conditions, which can make navigating a challenge. Despite that, they still managed to gather scientific data using the electromagnetic profiler, shown below.

Philip also explains the intricacies of picking the right kind of snow to melt for cooking food and drinking water:

Electromagnetic profiler for measuring ice thickness (image from last year)