From December 2016 to March 2017, scientific teams from all over the world have boarded the Russian research vessel Akademik Treshnikov for an unprecedented expedition around Antarctica. The Explorers Club is proud to be accepting applications on behalf of the Antarctic Circumnavigation Expedition (ACE) Maritime University under the auspices of the Russian Geographical Society. Researchers have come from countries and research institutions spread across all the continents to participate in the first complete circumnavigation expedition since the original explorers discovered Antarctica. 2013–2014 – Married couple Christine (Chris) Fagan and Marty Fagan became the first American married couple (and second married couple in history) to complete a full unguided, unsupported, unassisted ski from the Antarctic coast to the South Pole. Non-global. The small islands lying east of Flouder Island are called the Minnows, first charted by … Scientists onboard a Zodiac near Siple Island, Antarctica, during the Antarctic Circumnavigation Expedition (ACE) 2016-2017. © Bradley Markle (CC BY 4.0) Here, we present the first high-resolution depth profiles for dissolved Zn and δ 66 Zn from all major zones of the Southern Ocean, collected during the Antarctic Circumnavigation Expedition in Austral Summer 2016/2017. QUOTE: The voyage of approximately 100 days through some of the world’s most difficult seas and oceans – comprises the circumnavigation of Antarctica, the coldest and least accessible continent on our planet. Newfoundland Circumnavigation; Greenland & Wild Labrador; European Small-Ship Expeditions. Listen to Ernest Shackleton describing his 1908, The recording describing Shackleton's 1908 South Pole Expedition was added to the, This page was last edited on 31 December 2020, at 01:37. The Basque Country; Scotland, The Faroe Islands, & Iceland: North Atlantic Saga; Iceland Circumnavigation; Scotland Slowly; Antarctica Small-Ship Expeditions. It was designed to enhance international relations and collaboration between countries, as well as to spark the interest of a new generation of young scientists and explorers in polar research. Antarctic Circumnavigation Expedition – Testing the diversity of marine refugia at sub-Antarctic islands. Katharsis II’s circumnavigation was accomplished under World Speed Sailing Record Council rules and was awarded Performance Certificate No54. The upcoming EGU General Assembly 2020 in Vienna (3–8 May 2020) will host a session on “The Southern Ocean in a changing climate: open-ocean physical and biogeochemical processes”. 2012–2013 – Aaron Linsdau becomes the second American to ski solo from the Hercules Inlet to the South Pole. First team of women to ski to the South Pole: 1994 – Cato Zahl Pedersen (Norway) becomes the first person with no arms to ski to the South Pole (1400 km from Berkner Island), together with Lars Ebbesen and Odd Harald Hauge, 1995–1996 – Bernard Voyer and Thierry Pétry unassisted expedition to the South Pole by ski. The expedition played host to 22 research projects. 1997–1998 – Peter Treseder, Keith Williams & Ian Brown become the first Australians to ski unsupported (no sail) to the South Geographic Pole, 1317 km in 59 days from Berkner Island, 2Nov-31Dec, flown out by ANI. Mark McRay the official time keeper for the World Sailing Speed Record council shot off a parachute flare signalling my official finish. No Horizon is so far. The itinerary included stops on a dozen subantarctic islands, most of which are inhabited solely by wildlife such as penguins, elephant seals, sea lions and birds. A detailed session... A collaboration between the Swiss Polar Institute, the Paul Scherrer Institute and the Swiss Data Science Center, the ACE-DATA project is using powerful statistical methods to investigate the interplay between the sea and atmosphere in the Southern Ocean. Sailing south through the Penola Strait, arrive at the Fish Islands. Antarctica, South Georgia & Falklands Explorer; Journey to the Circle; Antarctic Whale Journey 2001–2002 – First and longest sea kayak expedition by New Zealanders Graham Charles, Marcus Waters and Mark Jones paddle unsupported from Hope Bay to Adelaide Island in 35 days. His expedition was the first to accomplish a circumnavigation of Earth from Pole to Pole. 1200 km, 50 days – led by, 1989–1990 – Antarctic crossing on foot by, 1990 – Snotsicle Traverse Ski expedition – South Pole to Ross Sea inland edge via. Meanwhile, microorganisms that play an important role in transforming the atmosphere, can help climatologists to make more accurate predictions. The “ACE Maritime University” was conducted under the auspices of the Russian Geographic Society and started on 19 November 2016 from Bremerhaven. 1780s to 1839 – American and British whalers and sealers make incidental discoveries. We do believe that this is the only way to understand Antarctica and its global role in today and tomorrow’s climate issues. Terra Australis is the large continent on the bottom of this 1570 map. conducted during the Antarctic Circumnavigation Expedition in 2016/17. A total of 40 net trawls and 626 h of observation were performed during this survey. This expedition is unique because of the 22 research projects onboard, spanning research topics from plastics in the oceans to the invasion of pests on sub-Antarctic islands. Their expedition took 48 days. This session provides a great platform to present some of the major outcomes of the ACE expedition to the community and a broader audience. Saildrone Completes First Autonomous Circumnavigation of Antarctica SD 1020 survived freezing temperatures, 15-meter waves, 130 km/h winds, and collisions with giant icebergs to complete the 22,000-kilometer mission in 196 days. Randi Skaug, Kristin Moe-Krohn and Anne-Mette Nørregaard skied unsupported from Patriot Hills across The Sentinel range to Vinson Massif to climb Mount Vinson, 2008–2009 – Impossible 2 Possible (i2P) unsupported South Pole quest by, 2009–2010 – Unsupported/Unassisted Antarctica Ski Traverse from Berkner Island to South Pole to Ross Sea by, 2010 – Moon Regan Transantarctic Crossing, first wheeled transantarctic crossing and first, 2011–2012 – From Novolazarevskaya to Pole of Inaccessibility to South Pole to Hercules inlet by, 2011–2012 - Scott Amundsen Centenary Race - Henry Worsley and. Philanthropist, polar explorer, and Honorary Director Dr. Fredrik Paulsen is sponsoring this Antarctic Circumpolar Research Expedition in 2016-2017. He took part in Scott’s sledge journey over the Ross Ice Shelf. Antarctic Semi-Circumnavigation & Ross Sea. The Basque Country; Scotland, The Faroe Islands, & Iceland: North Atlantic Saga; Iceland Circumnavigation; Scotland Slowly; Antarctica Small-Ship Expeditions. It aims to enhance international relations and collaboration His original plan was to make a round trip but through a series of problems, like all other expeditions this year, was unable to make the return journey. A better understanding of Antarctica is critical, not just for its preservation, but for the whole planet. His expedition was in support of the Prince's Trust and his achievement is recognised by Guinness World Records. The 50th dataset resulting from the Antarctic Circumnavigation Expedition (ACE) has just been published. Two women and their historic journey across Antarctica. The ACE partner for mobile voice and data satellite communications, Antarctica to reveal pre-industrial atmosphere, Measuring the changes in the ocean’s capacity to absorb CO2, Tracing back the evolution of Sub-Antarctic ecosystems, Tracing the invisible nature that maintain Earth’s climate, Analyzing why the ocean has become less salty, Changes in ecosystems after the calving of a giant iceberg, Measuring phytoplankton abundance and composition, Observing interactions between winds, waves, currents and ice, Profiling the southern ocean’s microbial community, Acoustic mapping of endangered Southern Ocean whales, Discovering the richness of microorganisms on continental Antarctica, Evaluating carbon storage capacity in seabed organisms, Monitoring of threatened albatrosses and penguins, Testing the diversity of marine refugia on sub-Antarctic islands, The Impact of Microplastic Pollution on the Food Web, Uncovering the mystery of the ocean’s “False bottom”, Understanding the plankton’s strategy to survive, The role of bacteria and viruses in carbon and iron chemistry, 50th dataset resulting from ACE available in open access, Session on the Southern Ocean in a changing climate at the EGU General Assembly 2020, Adding value to the data collected during the Antarctic Circumnavigation Expedition. Only the second time ever in Antarctic tourism... and the chance of a lifetime! 2013 – In December 2013 the Expeditions 7 Team led by Scott Brady made a successful east-to-west crossing in four-wheel drive vehicles from Novolazarevskaya to the Ross Ice Shelf via the Scott-Amundsen South Pole Station. Penguin Books. From biology to climatology to oceanography, researchers have been working on a number of interrelated fields for the future of this Continent. Founded by the Swiss Polar Institute, ACE has a mission to enhance international relations and collaboration between countries, as well as to motivate the participation and interest of the world’s younger generation of explorers and scientists in polar research. Expeditions 7's logistic plan included providing assistance to the, 2017–2018 – Astrid Forhold (Norway), supported by. GreenLAnd Circumnavigation Expedition - GLACE 2019 The area was relatively ice-free at the time of the scientists’ visit, allowing an unexpected opportunity to collect vegetation and geological samples from nearby Lauft and Maher Islands. The Semi-circumnavigation of Antarctica is one of the longest and most pioneering voyages we offer and in our opinion is the ultimate in Antarctic exploration. in the Antarctic Circumnavigation Expedition, which ran from December 2016 to March 2017 on board the Russian ship Akademik Treshnikov. This project, the Antarctic Circumnavigation Expedition (ACE), plans to follow the path of the largest oceanographic feature of the Southern Ocean, the eastward propagating, wind-driven Antarctic Circumpolar Current (ACC). Full Circumnavigation of Antarctica 2002 - 2003 It is with great excitement that we present you with the details for the most unique polar journey in expedition travel - our forthcoming Full Circumnavigation of Antarctica, on board the icebreaker Kapitan Khlebnikov. Antarctica, South Georgia & Falklands Explorer; Journey to the Circle; Antarctic Whale Journey Download openly and freely accessible data on dissolved trace metal concentrations from the Southern Ocean. 'Extreme South' Struggles & triumph of the first Australian team to the Pole by Ian Brown, Published by Australian Geographic 1999. On the Akademik Treshnikov’s way down from Bremerhaven to Cape Town, 50 young scientists were on board to follow lectures and to do practical and oceanographic work. Research Projects | Updated 2 years ago. Research vessel riding out storm near the South Sandwich Islands Greg Rouse Antarctica provides a challenging environment for animals to live in. Only 5 microplastics and 17 macrolitter items were This list of Antarctic expeditions is a chronological list of expeditions involving Antarctica. All dates are provided according to the Julian calendar, the difference with the Gregorian calendar in the 19th century constituted 12 days 1989 – 90 Will Steger led the first non-mechanized crossing of Antarctica using sled dogs. In the dark now I ever so slowly drifted across the line and officially finished my circumnavigation around Antarctica. The Antarctic Circumnavigation Expedition The ACE-SPACE project is looking to reduce the uncertainty in the effects of aerosols on cloud formation by exploring preindustrial-like … Their achievement is recognized by Guinness World Records. He had joined Robert Scott’s Discovery Expedition as third lieutenant in 1901. The Antarctic Circumpolar Expedition (ACE) was the first scientific expedition carried out under the auspices of the Swiss Polar Institute, supported by funding from the ACE Foundation and Ferring Pharmaceuticals. If conditions permit, you can set foot on the Antarctic continent for the first time in the stunning setting of Prospect Point. Newfoundland Circumnavigation; Greenland & Wild Labrador; European Small-Ship Expeditions. Moreover, they play a central role in providing oceans with strong underwater streams that regulate the world’s climate from the poles to the equator. ANTARCTIC CIRCUMNAVIGATION EXPEDITION INDICATIVE TRAVEL PLAN Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research WSL. Australian Antarctic Division acousticians, Dr Brian Miller and Dr Elanor Miller, used ‘directional sonobuoys’ (underwater listening devices) to detect more than 15 000 blue whale calls between Hobart and Punta Arenas, during the second southernmost leg of the Antarctic Circumnavigation Expedition* (ACE) voyage in February. The poles are affected by climate change more than any other region on Earth. For example, marine biology depends on complex mathematical models currently being developed by oceanographers. To celebrate the occasion we are mounting the 38-day Far Side Semi-circumnavigation, a momentous voyage to the least visited regions of Antarctica. 2013−2014 – Lewis Clarke (aged 16 years and 61 days) guided by Carl Alvey (aged 30) became the youngest person to trek from the Antarctic coast at Hercules Inlet to the South Pole. Although the existence of a southern continent had been hypothesized as early as the writings of Ptolemy in the 1st century AD, the South Pole was not reached until 1911. Zinc (Zn) is an essential micronutrient, playing an important role in several key processes in marine phytoplankton. When he set sail on the Endurance, it was Shackleton’s third trip to Antarctica. 1992–1993 – American Women's Antarctic Expedition- AWE. 2004 – Scot100 First ever Scottish Expedition to South Pole, 2004 – Together to the Pole – a Polish four-man expedition led by, 2007–2008 – British Army Antarctic Expedition 2007–2008, 2007-2008 Verden Vakreste Skitur. The Antarctic Circumnavigation Expedition (ACE), organised by the Swiss Polar Institute (SPI), took place in the austral summer of 2016 / 17. British Australian and New Zealand Antarctic Research Expedition, United States Antarctic Service Expedition, Norwegian-British-Swedish Antarctic Expedition, New Zealand Geological Survey Antarctic Expedition, South African National Antarctic Expedition, Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions, New Zealand Antarctic Research Programme Mariner Glacier Northern Party Expedition, 1st Uruguayan Antarctic Expedition – Antarkos I, 1990 International Trans-Antarctica Expedition, Antarctic Environmental Research Expedition, Norwegian-U.S. Scientific Traverse of East Antarctica, http://www.verdensvakresteskitur.com/index.html, First Venezuelan Scientific Expedition to Antarctica, Kaspersky Commonwealth Antarctic Expedition, Second Venezuelan Scientific Expedition to Antarctica, Third Venezuelan Scientific Expedition to Antarctica, Fourth Venezuelan Scientific Expedition to Antarctica, British Services Antarctic Expedition 2012, Fifth Venezuelan Scientific Expedition to Antarctica, Sixth Venezuelan Scientific Expedition to Antarctica, Agreed Measures for the Conservation of Antarctic Fauna and Flora, Convention for the Conservation of Antarctic Seals, Convention for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources, Convention on the Regulation of Antarctic Mineral Resource Activities, Protocol on Environmental Protection to the Antarctic Treaty, European and American voyages of scientific exploration, "Entre el mito y la realidad. Patriot Hills to South Pole. Liv Arnesen, Ann Bancroft & Cheryl Dahle. Antarctic Cruises & Expeditions Antarctic Destinations Antarctica, at times an unforgiving continent marked by harsh temperatures and rugged terrain, is home to a rich diversity of wildlife that inhabits the glaciers, mountains, bays, fjords, inlets, pebble beaches and rugged coastlines. 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They join just over 100 people in history who have traveled to the South Pole in this manner. 1920–1922 – British Graham Land Expedition – a British expedition to, 1955–1957 – Falkland Island Dependency Aerial Survey led by P G Mott, 1984–1987 – In the Footsteps of Scott – led by, 1988–1989 – South Pole Overland. Avellano covered more than 28,000 miles (45,062 km), passing through 36 countries and 6 continents. The expedition starts from Stanley, Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) and travels via the Weddell Sea to Antarctica's Far Side, ending in Fremantle, Australia. One environmental initiative Iridium is currently supporting is the Antarctic Circumnavigation Expedition (ACE). Polar studies are no exception. 2000–2001- Norwegian Liv Arnesen and the American Ann Bancroft crossed Antarctica on ski-sail from Blue 1 Runaway 13 November reaching after 94 days of expedition McMurdo, passing through the South Pole. The Antarctic Circumnavigation Expedition: Study of Preindustrial-like Aerosols and their Climate Effects (ACE-SPACE) took place between December 2016 and March 2017 and covered the entire Southern Ocean region (Indian, Pacific, and Atlantic Oceans; length of ship track >33,000 km) including previously unexplored areas. The circumnavigation began on 31 May 2016 and ended on 19 January 2017, with a total duration of 233 days. Title: ACE_CC-2016.indd Created Date: • 2000–2001- Norwegian Liv Arnesen and the American Ann Bancroft crossed Antarctica on ski-sail from Blue 1 Runaway 13 November reaching after 94 days of expedition McMurdo, passing through the South Pole. 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Expeditions Antarctic Circumnavigation Expedition - ACE 2016-2017 Find out more about the ACE Expedition carried out in 2016-2017 with the aim to gain a holistic view of the climate-regulation mechanisms around the Antarctic continent and in the Southern Ocean. ACE was the first project of the Swiss Polar Institute, a newly created entity founded by EPFL, the Swiss Institute of Forest, Snow and Landscape research WSL, ETHZ, the University of Bern and Editions Paulsen. Of these, 33 net samples and 552 h of observation were made in polar waters south of the Subtropical Front (STF). In order to foster an interdisciplinary culture, ACE has combined competences and know-how from a broad range of scientific disciplines. This 33 day voyage between Argentina and New Zealand (or vice versa) is onboard a Lloyds 1A ice strengthened ship. The Antarctic Circumnavigation Expedition (ACE) provided a platform for many researchers to make measurements in the Southern Ocean, and to help close gaps in our knowledge. Unfortunately, Shackleton suffered from ill-health and was removed from duty and sent home in 1903. First commercial Ski expedition to South Pole. 2012–2013 – Shackleton's centenary re-enactment expedition of the journey of the. About thE AntArCtiC CirCumnAvigAtion ExpEdition (ACE) ACE is the first project of the Swiss Polar Institute, a newly created entity founded by EPFL, the Swiss Institute of Forest, Snow and Landscape research WSL, ETHZ, the University of Bern and Editions Paulsen. The ACE cruise was divided into three legs, leaving Cape Town in South Africa in December 2016, then passing through Tasmania in Australia and Punta Arenas in Chile, before returning to Cape Town in March 2017. Phoenician expedition sent by Pharaoh Necho II; c. 600 BC; possibly circumnavigating Africa. 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