- Sweden will be in charge of an important international expedition that will try to discover 50 million year old secrets of the Arctic past.
- Professor Katarina Gårdfeldt, Director-General of the Swedish Polar Research Secretariat, says it is an incredibly prestigious job.
- The expedition in summer 2022 will drill up cores of sediment from the Lomonosov Ridge that runs under the sea, between Greenland and Siberia.
Related stories from around the North:
Canada: Ottawa must raise funding for climate science or risk falling behind, scientists say, CBC News
China: China’s new icebreaker completes first Arctic expedition, The Independent Barents Observer
Germany: Year-long, international Arctic science expedition comes to an end, Eye on the Arctic
Iceland: Arctic Science Ministerial postponed to 2021 due to COVID-19, Eye on the Arctic