04-2013 Wageningen World (in English)

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Off to the Antarctic sea ice on the icebreaker Polarstern

A freezer full of life Four researchers from IMARES sailed on the icebreaker Polarstern to the sea ice of Antarctica. They fished under the ice and counted wildlife from the air. Jan Andries van Franeker talks about the cold, the krill and the charm of working in a magical environment. Text Arno van ‘t Hoog Photography IMARES and corbis Illustration jenny van driel