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N-ICE2015: A Winter Research Cruise in the High Arctic: Challenges, Solutions, Results

Organized by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and theNorwegian Polar Institute 18. October 2015

Introductory Remarks:

  • Tore Hattrem, State Secretary, Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Speakers:

  • Harald Steen, Cruise Leader, N-ICE2015; Head of Centre for Ice, Climate andEcosystems, Norwegian Polar Institute: N-ICE2015 cruise mission’schallenges and solutions.
  • Mar Fernández-Méndez, Postdoctoral Researcher, Norwegian Polar Institute: Why should algae worry about snowfall: A story about light and darkness from the base of the Arctic marine ecosystem.
  • Polona Itkin, Postdoctoral Researcher, Norwegian Polar Institute: Destructive forces in the drift ice: Measuring winter sea ice deformation in the fast drifting sea ice north of Svalbard during N-ICE2015 campaign.

Moderator:

  • Harald Steen, Norwegian Polar Institute