Mertz Polynya voyage

This is a reproduction of Dr Helen Bostock's blog on Sciblogs from on board the Tangaroa during the Mertz Polynya voyage.

You can see the location of the blog posts on the map below. Click on the markers to read the post, or browse them all below (most recent posts are at the top).

See the series on Sciblogs

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What is a polynya?

Dr Beatriz Pena-Molino (ACE CRC) - reposted from Sciblogs

Date: 19/2/2013
Location: 65.395795°S, 142.682921°E
Weather: Sunny
Sea State: Calm

If you have been following this voyage for the last fortnight then you may well be wondering “what is a polynya?”