Norwegian-US Scientific Traverse of East Antarctica

This far-reaching international project is spread over a period of two years. It aims to explore the eastern part of the Antarctic continent and to study the various climate changes that have taken place over the past in this part of the world so that scientists can better understand what is going on now.

Follow-up

Below are all the news we published about the Norwegian-US Scientific Traverse of East Antarctica expedition

  • A Setback for the Scientists

    Published on 17.01.2008

    The American-Norwegian expedition's traction vehicles have been having technical problems.

  • Stopover at the Pole fo Inaccessibility

    Published on 10.01.2008

    Everything is going incredibly smoothly for this joint US-Norwegian scientific expedition. The convoy continues to advance at a speed not far off a hundred kilometres a day. Along the way, they stopped at the famous Pole of Inaccessibility.

  • Nothing but good news…

    Published on 27.12.2007

    The 'Norwegian-U.S. Scientific Traverse of East Antarctica' expedition has been in the pink this week, with a number of happy events to celebrate...

  • When it comes to drilling…

    Published on 17.12.2007

    The members of the US-Norway expedition continue to make steady progress while working at the same time...

  • Everything’s Going According to Plan

    Published on 08.12.2007

    With its four sets of vehicles and overall impressive logistics, the joint US-Norway expedition is steadily making its way. The expedition has stopped for the first time for four days to carry out work on the icy terrain.

  • Big guns set out for the South Pole

    Published on 25.11.2007

    In conjunction with the Americans at the NSF (National Science Foundation) and the IPY (International Polar Year), the Norwegian Polar Institute has put together a heavy-duty scientific expedition designed to advance our knowledge of the frozen continent.

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