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  • Polar Quest

    Polar Quest


    Watch the video of the Polar Quest project, an educational project of the International Polar Foundation. It was concieved as a contest, through which the teacher of the winning class could go to the Princess Elisabeth research station in Antarctica.

  • Sun Shadows project: instruction video clip

    Sun Shadows project: instruction video clip


    Watch the short instruction video of the Sun Shadows project made by Koen at the Princess Elisabeth station. It is in Dutch, but don’t worry! We've provided a translation here: Transcript Hi, I am Koen Meirlaen. I’m a teacher and…

  • Biologists at work: part 2

    Biologists at work: part 2


    Thanks to a ROV (Remotely Operated Vehicle) equipped with a camera, we can observe the sea bottom from the ‘Polarstern’. In this video, you will be able to see with your own eyes what the bottom of the Southern Ocean…

  • Biologists at work: part 1

    Biologists at work: part 1


    In this video, you might believe you find yourself onboard the ‘Polarstern’, a German research ship where the net is being unloaded and sorted. It is a muddy mess, but well worth the while.

  • Seals



    The crabeater seal is really the most gracious swimmer of all in antarctic waters. They show their tricks in this video taken during the 2006 Polarstern expedition to Antarctica.

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