Day 9: Davis Strait
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Crossing the Davis Strait
Icebergs were found almost everywhere the team looked as they crossed the Davis Strait. Many of them come from off the coast of Greenland, the next destination!
Choose a hotspot for an in-depth look at one of the fascinating things we learned in this location.
The ice conditions
Sea ice is abundant in the Arctic. This video shows the ice conditions the expedition team experienced.
Transcript: The ice conditions
A timelapsed video showing the different kinds of ice encountered by the Students on Ice Zodiac boat.
The expedition team was able to get up close and personal with icebergs.
Transcript: Majestic icebergs
A close up view of an iceberg as seen from a boat. We seem to be going around the iceberg. Another point of view of the same iceberg, it seems to be quite large.
The Northern Lights
The Northern Lights, also called the Aurora Borealis, are visible in the Arctic.
Transcript: The Northern Lights
A timelapsed video of the northern lights as seen from the deck of the Students on Ice ship.
View from the Davis Strait
This video shows the iceberg featured in this panorama and the spectacular Arctic scenery.
Transcript: View from the Davis Strait
A tall iceberg can be seen in the distance over a purple sky. A man is looking at it.
Scientific notes in the field
When scientists have a few moments in the field they write down as much information as possible about the different species they encountered on their trip.
Transcript: Scientific notes in the field
A researcher transcribing his notes.