Alexey Ekaykin (Russia)
What do modern limnologists do in Antarctica? Alexei Yekaikin, a scientist working in Russia’s Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute will speak about Lake Vostok, the largest in Antarctica, and about how information can be drawn from this body of water, which has been covered with ice for millions of years.
Alexey Ekaykin is a polar researcher of the younger generation, studying lakes and lake biota.
This Maritime Forum will be in Russian.
The Maritime Forums are free for everyone. The forum will begin at 18.00 and we shall meet shortly before it near the Desk at the Seaplane Harbour.
On 28 January, Eesti Post presented the postage stamp block ‘Discovery of Antarctica 200. Estonian–Russian joint issue’ at the Seaplane Harbour.
Kersti Kaljulaid, President of the Republic of Estonia, who is currently in Antarctica, was contacted by phone.
Due to the festive period, we do have some exceptions in our opening times.
During Christmas, we are closed on December 23rd and 24th. As a special gift to our visitors, we are open on some Mondays, December 30th and January 6th.
On the occasion of celebrating 200 years of discovery of Antarctica, the Estonian popular scientific expedition on their way from Kronstadt, Russia to Antarctica calls into London and holds a joint public forum with the Scott Polar Research Institute in Cambridge.