2013 Speaker Series
Join us on December 8th to hear an account of travels in the arctice on the Scientific Research vessel Tara.
Sunday December 8, 2013, 4 PM
University of Maine
Doris Twitchell Allen Village, Wooley Room
Around the Arctic ice cap in 120 days
In May 2013 the French schooner Tara embarked to circumnavigate the Arctic Ocean, via the Northeast and Northwest passages, to record the diversity of its planktonic life. Five Maine residents took part in this scientific and human adventure, covering 25,000 km over a period of 6 months. Two of the adventurers will share their experiences contrasting the Russian, Canadian and Greenland Arctic.