Maritime Forums

Lake Vostok: A Secret Sealed in Ice

Tuesday, 10.11

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.

News

Estonian Antarctic expedition calls into London and Cambridge

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.

02. September

Estonian Antarctic expedition reaches Oslo

On August 7 an Estonian sailboat, ‘Admiral Bellingshausen’, will stay at Aker Brygge Marina, Oslo, and is open for visiting. At 14:00-18:00 PM a forum “Polar exploration then and now” takes place at the Fram Museum.

05. August

Estonian Antarctic expedition arrives to Gothenburg

On August 4 an Estonian sailboat, ‘Admiral Bellingshausen’, will stay at Eriksberg, Pir 4, and is open to everyone interested in the Estonian Antarctic popular scientific expedition.

02. August

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